AACR Undergraduate Scholar Awardees

2018-2019 Undergraduate Awardees 

Vidal Arroyo, Chapman University, Orange, California
Abstract 1575: DNA methylation-derived neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and survival among pediatric medulloblastoma patients

Samantha M. Bouchal, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 

Laura E. Goo, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Abstract 4363: Effects of the small GTPase RhoC on inflammatory breast cancer metabolism

Althea Hansel, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California

Malay Mody, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Abstract 956. An essential role for Argonaute 2 in EGFR-KRAS signaling in pancreatic cancer development

Karim B. Nabi, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Abstract 803. Identification of compensatory pathway for glutamate production

Eric C. OlsenBrigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Abstract 2926. Nomination and characterization of TTK for radiosensitization in basal-like breast cancers

Aman Prasad, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Yuanhao Qu, University of California, La Jolla, California
Abstract 3389: Analysis of the hepatocellular carcinoma transcriptome reveals dysregulation in pathways implicated in immunotherapy efficacy

2019-2020 Undergraduate Scholar Awardees

Ryan BrownUW Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

Azim M. DharaniDuke University, Durham, North Carolina

Lydia K. EisenbeisUNC Gillings School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Abstract# 2815: Sulindac reverses an immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment associated with obesity-driven metastatic mammary tumors in mice

Rachel GleyzerUniversity of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Debora K. KimRice University, Houston, Texas

Steven Kovac, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama
Abstract # 132: Direct interactions of oral bacteria and oral squamous cell carcinoma cells

Dominique A. MosleySpelman College, Atlanta, Georgia
Abstract # 964: The association of meat intake, meat cooking methods, and meat-derived mutagen exposure with the risk of sessile serrated polyps

Takahiro Ouchi, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Abstract # 4497: Distinct structural classes of activating FOXA1 alterations in prostate cancer progression

Yusha Y. SunPrinceton University, Princeton, New Jersey
Abstract # 3089: Evaluation of highly potent and selective single-molecule dual EGFR/PI3K inhibitors in preclinical models of adult and pediatric high-grade glioma

Emma A. TillsonMarquette University, Milwaukee, Wisonsin
Abstract # 3704: Colonic adenocarcinoma-associated DNA-binding site mutations in Rad52 perturbs its ssDNA binding polarity and function in homologous recombination

Johnathan TranMassachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts

Wie T. Tse, UC San Diego, La Jolla, California