50MK – Evaluation of expression of the oncogene CDK9, 19 and CCNC in ovarian cancer.

Status: Waiting List Student #1: Danyon Beitel
Faculty Name: mythreye-karthikeyan
UAB Department: Pathology
UAB School: Medicine
Campus Address: WTI 320 B 1824, 6th avenue S Birmingham AL
Telephone Number: (205) 934-2746
Email: mythreye@uab.edu or Click to Send E-Mail
For how many summers have you served as a preceptor: 0
CCC Research Area: Cancer Biology
Number of hours per week that the preceptor will personally supervise or work with the intern: 5
Other faculty, staff, or graduate students who may help to supervise the intern:
1. Mehri Monavarian
2. Zainab Shonibare
Title of Project: 50MK – Evaluation of expression of the oncogene CDK9, 19 and CCNC in ovarian cancer.
Project Description:

The goal is to determine if CDK9, 19 and CCNC expression are increased or decreased in the different ovarian cancer subtypes.

Project Status: Will begin on or before the CaRES student’s start date
Location of Project: Birmingham, AL (UAB)
Proposed Start Date: May 25, 2020
Proposed End Date: August 28, 2020
Expected work schedule for intern: Flexible, intern can largely set his or her own schedule (as for students who are instructed how to proceed and are permitted to work independently with weekly guidance) and should contribute full-time effort.
Category of Project: Laboratory Research
Cancer topic: Ovary
Does this project involve human subjects: Yes
Does this project involve animal subjects: No

Conduct experiments


analyze data


present data

Preceptor will provide intern with access to the following:
Office or desk space, Laboratory work bench space, Supplies needed to complete project, Equipment needed to complete project
Likelihood that intern will be included as an author on one or more publications
related to this summer research project:
Very likely
Areas in which the ideal candidates will have experience:
Cancer Rates, Trends and Statistics, Cell Biology, Laboratory Skills, basic knowledge, Laboratory Skills, advanced knowledge, Literature Review Skills