Dedman College News
Originally Posted: November 5, 2018
Updated Nov. 12, 2018 – Lacin Yapindi won a second place award for the best oral presentation. Tetiana Hutchison won a second place award for best poster. The two biology Ph.D. students presented at the 2018 Texas Branch American Society for Microbiology (ASM) meeting at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi on Nov 8-10, 2018. Congratulations!
Robert Harrod, Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Biological Sciences announced today that two of his Ph.D. students, Lacin Yapindi and Tetiana Hutchison, were selected to present at the 2018 Texas Branch American Society for Microbiology (ASM) meeting at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi on Nov 8-10, 2018. The event promotes the science of microbiology throughout the state through meetings, discussion, and education.
Lacin Yapindi, a third year Ph.D. candidate will give a talk entitled “The high-risk human papillomavirus subtype-18 E6 oncoprotein induces the TP53-induced glycolysis and apoptosis regulator (TIGAR, an antioxidant effector that is essential for in vivo tumorigenesis.”
Tetiana Hutchison, a senior Ph.D. student will give a poster presentation on her work entitled “Roles of TIGAR in HTLV-1-induced tumorigenesis using an in vivo model of T-cell lymphoma.”