Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
August 2014 — Present
Mentors: Stephen D. Nimer, M.D. and Xiao-Jian Sun, Ph.D.
• Study the function of the SETD2 gene as it plays a tumor suppressor role in kidney cancer and acute myeloid leukemia
• Utilize molecular biology techniques including western blot, DNA extraction, and plasmid purification
• Attend research presentations, meetings, and journal clubs hosted by principal investigators and postdoctoral scholars