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20th Annual Department of Pathology Young Investigators' Day
March 14, 2018

Top Three Presenters in their Category
Basic: Daniel Ardeljan, B.S.
Clinical: Danielle Hutchings, M.D.
Translational: Brad Poore, Ph.D.

Excellence in BASIC RESEARCH
Presenter Title Division Senior Author Poster Title
Daniel Ardeljan, B.S Med Stud/Grad Stud
(Human Genetics)
Heme Path Kathy Burns, M.D., Ph.D. The cost of retrotransposition: identifying synthetic lethal interactions in LINE-expressing cells
Jacqueline Brosnan-Cashman, Ph.D. Res Fellow GU Path Alan Meeker, Ph.D. ATRX loss induces hallmarks associated with alternative lengthening of telomeres (ALT) in human glioma cell lines in a cell line-specific manner
Mindy Graham, Ph.D. Res Fellow GU Path Christopher Heaphy, Ph.D. Functional knockout of ATRX or DAXX permits the Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres (ALT) mechanism in prostate cancer cells
Xuezhou (Snow) Hou, B.S. Grad Student
Immuno Daniela Cihakova, M.D., Ph.D. The intricacies of cardiac networks: cardiac fibroblasts facilitate changes in monocytes to determine heart failure outcomes
Janelle M. Montagne, M.S. Grad Student
Immuno Ben Larman, Ph.D. A Novel Approach to T cell Receptor Repertoire Sequencing
Mohanraj Sadasivam, Ph.D. Res Fellow Immuno Abdel Hamad, D.V.M., Ph.D. Conventional T cells drive local proliferation of non-classical kidney DN T cells by provision of IL-2
Srona Sengupta, B.S. Grad Student
Immuno Scheherazade Sadegh-Nasseri, Ph.D. Assessing non-classical antigen presentation in HIV-infected CD4+ T cells
Robin Welsh, M.Sc. Grad Student
Immuno Scheherazade Sadegh-Nasseri, Ph.D. Investigating a role for the MHC class II accessory molecule HLA-DO in autoimmune disease
Byung Woo Kim, B.S. Grad Student
Neuropath Lee Martin, Ph.D. Human Superoxide Dismutase 1 (SOD1) is a Nuclear Protein With Chromatin-Binding Properties: A Possible Novel Mechanism in ALS Pathogenesis
Nikolas Ziogas, M.D. Res Fellow Neuropath Vassilis Koliatsos, M.D. Characterization of the cellular and molecular mechanisms of primary traumatic axonal injury in the mouse with high-resolution anatomical methods
Presenter Title Division Senior Author Poster Title
Danielle Hutchings, M.D. Housestaff GI Path Ralph Hruban, M.D. Cancerization of the pancreatic ducts: Demonstration of a common and under-recognized process using immunolabeling of paired duct lesions and invasive pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma for p53 and Smad4
M. Herman Chui, M.D. Res Fellow GYN Path Russell Vang, M.D. Clinicopathologic and molecular features of metachronous ovarian serous borderline tumors and subsequent serous carcinomas
Presenter Title Division Senior Author Poster Title
Bradley A. Poore, Ph.D. Grad Student
Eric Raabe, M.D., Ph.D. Metabolic profiling in pediatric low grade glioma identifies glutathione depletion after mTORC1 inhibition and validates everolimus and carboplatin as a potential combination therapy
Allison R. Hanaford, Ph.D. Res Fellow Pediatric
Eric H. Raabe, M.D, Ph.D. In vivo metabolomics reveals a potentially potent combination therapy for MYC-driven medulloblastoma
John Hickey, Ph.D. Grad Student
(Bio Eng)
Immuno Jonathan Schneck, M.D., Ph.D. High Throughput Enrichment and Identification of Rare Antigen-specific CD8+ T cells
Stefani Thomas, Ph.D. Clin Fellow Clin Chem Hui Zhang, Ph.D. Conservation of clinically-relevant biological signatures of high-grade serous ovarian cancer across proteomic platforms