Headshot portrait of Julia Nguyen - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2012 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: Bio-X
Mentor: Thomas Krummel, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery & Bioengineering Surgery

Julia Nguyen is a rising senior and biology major hailing from El Dorado Hills, California. Her research is focused on determining cancer cell lineage hierarchies within pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma as well as identifying potential new targets for immunotherapies. She is interested in cancer biology, pathology, and physiology, and she hopes to have a career in biomedical research. Julia is also a student researcher with the Huntington's disease Outreach Project for Education at Stanford (HOPES), for which she regularly contributes and peer-edits articles.

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

Lineage Hierarchies in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Julia Nguyen1, Rebecca Yanovsky1, Ryan Chow1, Geoffrey W. Krampitz2, Jeffrey A. Norton2, Thomas M. Krummel2, Irving L. Weissman1
[Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine1 and Department of Surgery2, Stanford University]