Department of Pathology Young Investigators' Day


19th Annual Department of Pathology Young Investigators' Day
March 23, 2017

Top Three Presenters in their Category
*Basic: Yuseke Kageyama, M.S. and Jonathan Ling, B.S.
Clinical: Kevan Salimian, M.D., Ph.D.
Translational: Youngran Park, B.S.
*Two Basic Top Presenter Awards given due to tie ratings

Excellence in BASIC RESEARCH
Presenter Title Division Senior Author Poster Title
Yusuke Kageyama, M.S. Clinical Staff Neuropathology Juan Troncoso Study of Amyloid Beta: Before Plaque and Tangle
Jonathan Ling, Ph.D. Graduate Student
(Pathobiology)
Neuropathology Philip C. Wong Cryptic Exons are Repressed by a Family of Repeat-Binding Splicing Factors
Daniel Ardeljan, B.S. Graduate Student
(Human Genetics)
Hematologic Pathology Kathleen H. Burns Expression of LINE-1 Interspersed Repeats Causes Cytotoxicity
Xuzhou (Snow) Hou, B.S. Graduate Student
(Molecular Micro
and Immunology)
Immunopathology Daniela Cihakova In Vitro Fate Mapping Reveals Monocyte and Macrophage Subsets' Role in the Pathogenesis of Dilated Cardiomyopathy Development
Nicola Diny, Ph.D. Graduate Student
(Molecular Micro
and Immunology)
Immunopathology Daniela Cihakova Eosinophil-Derived IL-4 Drives Progression of Myocarditis to Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Yingwei Hu, Ph.D. Research Fellow Clinical Chemistry Hui Zhang GPQuest: A Software Tool for Automated Analysis of Mass Spectra of Intact-Glycopeptides
Aneesh Donde, B.S. Graduat Student
(Neuroscience)
Neuropathology Philip C. Wong Splicing Repression is a Major Role of TDP-43 in Motor Neurons
Rizwan Ahmed, Ph.D. Research Fellow Immunopathology Abdel R. Hamad Discovery of an Autoreactive Lymphocyte that Bear an Invariant BCR and αβ TCR in T1D Patients
Excellence in CLINICAL RESEARCH
Presenter Title Division Senior Autor Poster Title
Kevan Salimian, M.D., Ph.D. Housestaff Cytopathology Elizabeth Montgomery Definition of Barrett Esophagus in the United States (US): Support for Retention of a Requirement for Goblet Cells
Mariya Sivay, Ph.D. Research Fellow Transfusion Medicine Susan H. Eshleman Characterization of HIV Seroconverters in a TDF/FTC PrEP Study: HPTN 067/ADAPT
Maria Adelita Vizcaino, M.D. Research Fellow Neuropathology/
Ophthalmic Pathology
Fausto Rodriguez Clinicopathologic Study of Granular Cell Astrocytomas
Marissa White, M.D. Housestaff Surgical Pathology Ashley Cimino-Mathews GATA-3 is Negative in Endosalpingiosis: A Useful Marker in Distinguishing Metastatic Breast Carcinoma from a Benign Mimicker
Yunjie Li, M.D. Housestaff Surgical Pathology Peter Argani Re-Evaluation of 32 "Unclassified" Eosinophilic Renal Cell Carcinomas in Young Patients
Excellence in TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH
Presenter Title Division Senior Autor Poster Title
Youngran Park, B.S. Graduate Student (Pathobiology) GYN Pathology Ie-Ming Shih and Tian-Li Wang Precision Medicine by Applying Radiation Therapy and PARP Inhibitor in ARID1A Mutated Neoplasms
Ventzi Hristova, Ph.D. Clinical Fellow Clinical Chemistry Hui Zhang and Daniel Chan Biomarker Discovery by Proteomic Analysis of Ubiquitin Modification in Ovarian Cancer Cells
Yohan Suryo Ramanto, Ph.D. Research Fellow GYN Pathology Tian-Li Wang ARID1A Regulates Chromatin Structures and Transcription Networks, Causing the Invastion Phenotype of Gynecological Malignancies
Michael Haffner, M.D., Ph.D. Housestaff Kidney/GU Pathology Angelo M. DeMarzo Absent in Melanoma 1 (AIM1) Suppresses Actin Cytoskeletal Remodeling, Cell Migration, and Micrometastatic Dissemination
David Clark, Ph.D. Research Fellow Clinical Chemistry Hui Zhang Comprehensive Analysis of Protein Glycosylation from Prostate Cancer Cells Using Automated Methods to Release Glycans and Glycosite-Containing Peptides