2012 Accomplishments:

Students graduate!

Ania Piasecka successfully defends her Masters degree, University of Warsaw

Mark Axelrod successfully defends his PhD, University of Virginia

Papers published!

“Kinome” paper published in PLoS ONE. 2012 7(6):e38950

First melanoma paper published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 2012 Nov;11(11):2505-15

AR phosphorylation review published with Bryce in Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 2012.

Prostate P01 wins UVA School of Medicine Dean’s Excellence in Research Team Science Award

Mark submits paper on p70S6K as a critical node

R01 submitted on CHK2 signaling to AR

UVA – VPRSF mentorship program grows, placing mentors in area schools including CHS, AHS, and WAHS.

Lab weddings: (this lab can dance!)

Mel and Zach

Huy and Michelle

2011 Accomplishments:

Published “901” paper in MCT

Targeted Therapies – Mechanisms of Resistance book published by Springer

Submitted “kinome” paper

Hilary and Michelle graduate with distinction

Michelle enrolls in UVA medical school

Hilary is accepted in many medical schools during her Americorp year

Prostate Cancer P01 funded

Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair – UVA partnership pilot mentor program begins

Huy Ta joins the research group

Harper joins the Roller family

Zach Weiner makes the smartest decision of his life: Mel and Zach are engaged