- Research Program Mentor
PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate
Hiding from the Guards: How Cancer evades the immune system
Cancer has some tricks up its sleeve: it can hide AND inactive immune cells that try to get rid of it. Find out what are these cancer defense mechanisms and how researchers use them to create cancer therapies by conducting a literature review on cancer evasion mechanisms and immunotherapies that counteract them.
The Right Match: Why are transplants restricted to only people you match with?
Transplants need to be MHC (Major Histocompatibility Complex) matched. Discover why MHC matches are necessary for transplant, and what role they plan in immunology and transplant rejection by conducting a literature review on the subject.