The following is a list of the 2010 fellows, their mentors, and the titles of their proposals. An abstract of each fellow's project is available by clicking on their name.
Mentors: Dr. Pete Nelson (Human Biology) and Dr. Larry Rohrschneider (Basic Sciences)
Proposal Title: "Prostate Cancer Stem Cells"
MS in Epi student
Mentors: Dr. Muneesh Tewari (Human Biology) and Dr. Larry (Walter) Ruzzo (UW Computer Science)
Proposal Title: "Computational analysis of microRNA regulation in ovarian cancer."
Mentors: Dr. Michael Boeckeh (VIDD) and Dr. Stan Riddell (Clinical)
Proposal Title: "CMV-specific immunity after cord blood transplantation and studies on the persistence of T cell memory"
Mentors: Dr. Jim Olson (Clinical) and Dr. Patrick Paddison (Human Biology)
Proposal Title: "Identification and Development of Synergistic Combination Therapies for Glioblastoma"
Mentors: Dr. Bill Schief (UW Biochemistry) and Dr. Roland Strong (Basic Sciences)
Proposal Title: "Next generation HIV vaccine design via the 2F5 epitope"
Mentors: Dr. Johanna Lampe (PHS) and Dr. Erick Matsen (PHS)
Proposal Title: “Correlation of Equol Production to Specific Intestinal Bacterial Groups”
Mentors: Dr. Tom Vaughan (PHS) and Dr. Ray Monnat (UW Pathology & Genome Sciences)
Proposal Title: "The Role of the WRN Helicase in DNA Metabolism and Tumorigenesis"
Mentors: Dr. Michael Emerman (Human Biology) and Dr. Harmit Malik (Basic Sciences)
Proposal Title: "Evolution and antagonism of Viperin"
Mentors: Dr. Dusty Miller (Human Biology) and Dr. Janet Stanford (PHS)
Proposal Title: "Detection of XMRV in Hematolymphoid and Prostate Cancer"
Mentors: Dr. Keith Jerome (VIDD) and Dr. David Baker (UW Biochemistry)
Proposal Title: "Design and evolution of homing endonucleases targeting essential HIV genes"
Mentors: Dr. Paul Lampe (PHS), Dr. Sunil Hingorani (Clinical)
Proposal Title: "Use of a mouse model to improve methods to diagnose pancreatic cancer in humans"
Mentors: Dr. Nina Salama (Human Biology), Dr. Johanna Lampe (PHS)
Proposal Title: "Molecular and Epidemiologic Methods for Study of Helicobacter pylori Transmission"
Mentors: Dr. Pete Nelson (Human Biology) and Dr. Janet Stanford (PHS)
Proposal Title: "MAOA expression variability: pathways and risks in Prostate Cancer
Mentors: Dr. Steve Tapscott (Human Biology), Dr. Phil Bradley (PHS)
Proposal Title: "Molecular mechanisms for inactivation of MyoD-mediated muscle differentiation in rhabdomyosarcomas"