2011 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: Bio-X
Mentor: Paul Khavari, Professor in Dermatology

Nicholas, a native of Houston, Texas, is currently a senior majoring in biology. He has worked in the Khavari lab for the past two years studying various aspects of skin cell differentiation and presently the role of long noncoding RNAs in melanoma development. He hopes to enter an MD/PhD program in the future.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 17, 2011:

Cancer Transcriptome Remodeling by Oncogenic BRAF

Nicholas Mascarenhas1, Ross Flockhart2, Paul Khavari1
[Departments of Biology1 and Dermatology2, Stanford University]