Highlights for 2016
Jan 1, 2016 12:00 PM
The Gertz lab wins the third annual Varley/Gertz Curling Cup in a thriller! The win makes it three years of Gertz lab dominance!
Our collaborative paper with Jennifer Richer was accepted at Molecular Cancer Research! We also made the cover
Our NIH R01 focused on understanding enhancer interactions with enhancer interference was scored in the 3rd percentile!
Alexis Trujillo finished up her summer in the lab with a terrific poster! Thanks so much for joining us!
Julia was accepted onto the Genetics Training Grant. Congrats Julia!
Cristina passed her prelim exam. Congrats Cristina!
Jay gave a talk about enhancer interference at the Cold Spring Harbor meeting on Systems Biology.
Julia was named a STEM Ambassador. Congrats Julia!
Our collaborative paper with Nicki Camp and Angie Cox was accepted at Cancer Research!
Our collaborative paper with Sean Tavtigian was accepted at the Journal of Medical Genetics!
Jay gave a talk and Julia presented a poster about enhancer interference at the Keystone meeting on Nuclear Receptors.
New Lab Members
Zannel Blanchard joins the lab as a PhD student. Welcome Zannel!
Our internal Nuclear Control Cancer Center pilot grant application with Pat Soisson, Elke Jarboe, Mark Dodson, and Lisi Simons, was awarded. The project is focused on identifying biomarkers of progesterone therapy outcome for endometrial cancer patients.
Our 3-year grant application from the Department of Defense’s Breast Cancer Research Program was recommended for funding! The project is focused on understanding Estrogen Receptor mutations and developing treatments for patients with these mutations. We’ll work closely with co-PI Jennifer Richer, UC Denver, to address this important challenge.