2012 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology (Honors)
Supported by: The Rose Hills Foundation and Bio-X
Mentor: Dean Felsher, Professor of Medicine (Oncology and Pathology)

Christine is a rising senior from Seal Beach, California, majoring in biology and minoring in German studies. She has been a member of the Felsher Lab for the past year, and this summer she is studying the role of Myc in senescence in Bcr-Abl- and Ras-induced lymphoma. Christine will apply to medical school next year, intending to pursue a career in clinical research oncology. Christine co-captains the Stanford Women’s Club Volleyball team and in her free time loves catching waves with her dad, her lifetime surfing buddy.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 27, 2012:

Examining the Role of MYC in BCR-ABL- and RAS-Induced Lymphoma upon Oncogene Inactivation

Christine Yost1, Yulin Li2, Dean Felsher2
[Departments of Biology1 and Division of Oncology (Departments of Medicine and Pathology)2 , Stanford University]