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  • Apr 09, 2020

Two GHUCCTS scholars selected to give oral presentations at ACTS 2020 virtual conference

GHUCCTS is proud to announce that two of our scholars have been selected to provide oral presentations during this year’s Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) virtual conference. Only six scholars were selected to present from a very competitive pool of abstract submissions.

Oral presentations are scheduled for Thursday April 16, 2020.

Our selected oral presenters are:

Photo of KL2 Scholar Kate MichelKate Michel, PhD, MPH: 12:25-12:30 PM EST
GHUCCTS KL2 Scholar
Unique Vaginal Microbiome Populations and Microbial Gene Content Among Women Who Naturally Control HIV Progression

Dr. Kate Michel is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She was named a GHUCCTS KL2 scholar in 2019 after completing her GHUCCTS TL1 appointment. She is currently mentored by a GHUCCTS KL2 scholar alum, Dr. Seble Kassaye, MD, MS, Assistant Professor with the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Learn more about the GHUCCTS KL2 Program.

Headshot of TL1 trainee Alan FowlerAlan Fowler, PhD Candidate: 12:32-12:37 PM EST
GHUCCTS TL1 Trainee
Nilotinib alters microRNAs that regulate specific autophagy and ubiquitination genes in the cerebrospinal fluid of Parkinson's patients

Alan Fowler is a PhD candidate in the Georgetown University Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience. His mentor is Dr. Charbel Moussa in the Department of Neurology at Georgetown University.

Learn more about the GHUCCTS TL1 Program.


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