Sherry Lee joins the lab as an undergraduate research assistant. Sherry has Junior class standing at the University of Washington where she is majoring in Cellular, Molecular and Developmental Biology. Sherry also studies traditional and modern Chinese.
Renee Thibodeau joins the lab as a research assistant. She moved to Seattle after graduating from Whitman College in 2007 with a BA in Biochemistry, biophysics, and molecular biology. Renee skied NCAA for Whitman and is now enjoy volunteering for…
A study looking at the effects of caffeine on the inhibition of the ATR/Chk1 pathway is published in Cancer Research. They found that administration of caffeine to mice enhances clearance of DNA-damaged cells after treatment with UV. [pdf].
Dr. Nghiem was interviewed by Science Central for his work on caffeine and skin cancer. Click here to see the video interview.
Dr. Nghiem is featured on the cover of the Seattle PI Saturday Newspaper discussing his research on the role of topical caffeine in preventing skin cancer in mice. Click here to read the article
Ashley Warcola joins the lab as a research assistant. She is returning to Seattle after graduating from the University of Portland and spending a year in a physiology lab at OHSU. She has projects on both the replication checkpoint and…
John Pylman, M.S. joins the lab as a research assistant. He is a fourth-year M.D./M.P.H. candidate at George Washington University, focusing on Merkel cell carcinoma investigations at the Nghiem laboratory.
Drs. Koo, Kawasumi and Nghiem publish their findings in the British Journal of Dermatology. [pdf]
Erin Higgins joins the lab as an undergraduate lab assistant. She is a student at the University of Washington, where she is pursuing degrees in Microbiology and Spanish.
Kelly Garneski, an MSTP student, joined the lab for the summer and chose the Nghiem lab for her PhD thesis work. She has extensive research experience and will be studying the biology of Merkel Cell Carcinoma.
Bianca Lemos, MD, joins the lab after completing her Medicine internship at the University of Washington. She will be focusing on the effect of inhibiting the replication checkpoint on UV-induced carcinogenesis and will participate in maintaining the Merkel cell carcinoma…