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Berrak Gumuskaya-Ocal Wins Award at 2012 Johns Hopkins Prostate Research Day

Feb. 25, 2012

Dr. Berrak Gumuskaya-Ocal won the 1st Place John Willey Award award at the 2012 Johns Hopkins Prostate Research Day for her poster "Assessing the Order of Critical Alterations in Prostate Cancer Development and Progression by IHC: Further Evidence that PTEN Loss Occurs Subsequent to ERG Gene Fusion".

Gretchen Hubbard Wins Award at 2012 Johns Hopkins Prostate Research Day

Feb. 25, 2012

Gretchen Hubbard won the 1st Place Judge Arthur Burnett Award at the 2012 Johns Hopkins Prostate Research Day for her poster "Combining Oncogene Activation and Tumor Suppressor Loss: New Rodent Models of Prostate Carcinogenesis".

Laxmi Pellakuru Wins Award at 2012 Johns Hopkins Prostate Research Day

Feb. 25, 2012

Laxmi Pellakuru won Honorable Mention at the 2012 Johns Hopkins Prostate Research Day awards for her poster "MYC-regulated Global H3k27me3 Levels in Prostate Cancer".

Kirstie Adams Wins Awards at the American Society for Nutrition Experimental Biology Conference

April 2011

Dr. Kirstie Adams's poster "Chemopreventative effects of tomato and broccoli in the PhIP carcinogenesis rat model" was the postdoctoral poster winner at the American Society for Nutrition Experimental Biology Conference in the Bioactives Research Interest Group and the Diet and Cancer Research Interest Group.

Cheryl Koh Wins Award at 2011 Pathology Young Investigators' Day

April 6, 2011

Cheryl Koh won an award for her poster "Alterations in Nucleolar Structure and Gene Expression Programs in Prostatic Neoplasia are Driven by the MYC Oncogene" at the 13th annual department of pathology young investigators' day. http://pathology.jhu.edu/department/research/PYID2011Awards.cfm

MYC Oncogene Drives Hallmark Changes in Prostatic Neoplasia

April 1, 2011

Cheryl Koh's recently published paper, "MYC Oncogene Drives Hallmark Changes in Prostatic Neoplasia", was highlighted in the American Journal of Pathology. It is available at: http://www.journals.elsevierhealth.com/periodicals/ajpa/article/S0002-9440(11)00175-1/fulltext

Laxmi Pellakuru wins 2nd place for best poster at the 4th Annual Prostate Cancer Program Retreat

March 23, 2011

Laxmi Pellakuru won second place for best poster at the Fourth Annual Prostate Cancer Program Retreat, attended by a number of prostate cancer researchers from Dana Farber, Memorial Sloan Kettering, University of Michigan, and Johns Hopkins, for her poster "MYC-induced Histone Modifications in Prostate Cancer".

Kirstie Adams Wins Honorable Mention at the Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association Poster Session

March 2011

Dr. Kirstie Adams won honorable mention for her poster "Chemopreventative effects of tomato and broccoli in the PhIP carcinogenesis rat model" at the Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association Poster Session.

Kirstie Adams Wins Honorable Mention at the Johns Hopkins Prostate Cancer Annual Meeting

February 2011

Dr. Kirstie Adams won honorable mention for her poster "Chemopreventative effects of tomato and broccoli in the PhIP carcinogenesis rat model" at the Johns Hopkins Prostate Cancer Annual Meeting.

Karen Sfanos Appointed Assistant Professor of Pathology

January 1, 2011

Karen Sfanos, PhD, a former post-doctoral fellow was appointed, as of Jan. 1 2011, as Assistant Professor of Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Bora Gurel wins Scholar-in-Training award at the AACR

April 21, 2010

Dr. Bora Gurel won a Scholar-in-Training award at the AACR 2010 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. for his poster "Chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue is related to the presence of high grade prostate cancer".

Cheryl Koh wins award at the Pathology Young Investigators Day

April 8, 2010

Cheryl Koh won an Excellence in Basic Research award at the Pathology Young Investigators Day for her poster "EZH2 is a target of the MYC-repressed miR-26a in prostate cancer".

Karen Sfanos wins award at the Pathology Young Investigators Day

April 8, 2010

Dr. Karen Sfanos won an Excellence in Translational Research award at the Pathology Young Investigators Day for her poster "Failure to Detect Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus-Related Virus (XMRV) in Human Prostate Cancer".

Karen Sfanos and Cheryl Koh win awards at SKCCC Fellow Research Day

May 28, 2009

The Cancer Center's Fellow Research Day was held on May 19, 2009. Fellows and graduate students in Oncology, and in cancer-related training programs in other departments, participated in the poster session. Awards were given to the individuals whose posters were judged to be the most outstanding example of high quality research and excellence in presentation. Awards were given in the Basic Research and Clinical/Translational Research categories.
Congratulations to the following award winners:

Basic Research Award:

1st Prize:

Karen S. Sfanos (Angelo M. De Marzo, Preceptor, Department of Pathology, Prostate Cancer/GU Program)
Acute inflammatory proteins constitute the organic matrix of prostatic corpora amylacea and calculi in men with prostate cancer

Honorable Mentions:

Cheryl M. Koh (Angelo M De Marzo, Department of Pathology, Prostate Cancer/GU)
Does MYC Drive Prostate Carcinogenesis By Inducing An Embryonic Stem Cell-Like Program Of Self-Renewal?

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