January 2015 News
Liang Xu (associate professor) is the recipient of a private donation through the University of Kansas Endowment from relatives of a patient recently diagnosed with late stage pancreatic cancer. The goal of this project is to find new therapies for pancreatic cancer by targeting pancreatic cancer stem cells.
Lauren Arney (undergraduate, Lamb lab) is the recipient of a Spring 2015 KU Undergraduate Research Award. The $1000 stipend provide support to pursue an independent research project. Lauren will study allosterism in liver pyruvate kinase using x-ray crystallography.
Emily Binshtok (undergraduate, Xu Lab) is the recipient of a Spring 2015 KU Undergraduate Research Award. The $1000 stipend provides support to pursue an independent research project. The title of her project is “The Therapeutic Value of Anti-Metastatic MicroRNAs in Breast Cancer.”
Graham Wehmeyer (undergraduate, Egan Lab) is the recipient of a Del and Carol Shankel Biomedical Scholarship.