Research

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RESEARCH FELLOW               

       JUNE 2021-AUGUST 2021

  • Conducted research in the Neurogenesis and Brain Tumors laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Guerrero Cazares.

  • The research was focused on finding the role of the protein CHI3L1 in the progression of glioblastoma and its correlation with other genes such as SERPINA3, SPP1, and CD44.

  • The current project aimed to study the impact of CSF on glioblastoma malignancy and CHI3L1 expression

  • The ultimate goal was to contribute to the improvement of the treatment for patients with glioblastoma.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT       

       MARCH 2020-DECEMBER 2020

  • Investigated the molecular mechanism of regulation of gene expression in prostate and breast cancer.

  • Trained in Molecular Biology Cloning techniques including DNA extraction, Restriction digestion, Agarose gel electrophoresis, Ligation, and Transformation protocols.         

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Poster Presentations & Awards

Poster title: The Impact of CSF and CHI3L1 Expression on Glioblastoma Malignancy

GMiS Research Posters Competition                            October 2021 

Award: Undergraduate-Math/Science section-1st place

ABRCMS 2021 ePoster Presentation                          November 2021

Award: Neuroscience

Florida Undergraduate Research Conference              February 2022

The Student Scholar Symposium Undergraduate             March 2022

Award: Judge's Choice Award