2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: The Rose Hills Foundation and Bio-X
Mentor: Paul Khavari, Dermatology

Christie Nguyen is identifying and investigating genes with a causative role in the tumorigenesis of human cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, and using this research to advance our understanding of disease mechanisms in this malignancy.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 27, 2014:

Recurrent Mutations in KNSTRN and Disruption of Multiple Notch Signaling Genes in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Christie B. Nguyen1, Carolyn S. Lee1, Aparna Bhaduri1, Angela Mah1, Whitney Johnson1, Cody J. Aros1, Alexander Ungewickell1, Zurab Siprashvili1, Aaron Straight1, Jinah Kim1, Sumaira Aasi1, Paul A. Khavari1
[Program in Epithelial Biology1, Stanford University]