Welcome to the Center for Molecular Oncology at the UConn School of Medicine. The aim of the center is to provide an fertile environment and forum for basic and clinical/translational investigators interested in molecular and genetic approaches to better understand and potentially prevent/treat human neoplasia.
In the News
Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Costa on selection of her abstract entitled "Treatment of Parathyroid Neoplasia by Pharmacologic Inhibition of cdk4/6" as a "Best Abstract" at the recent WorldMEN: 18th International Workshop on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia and other Rare Endocrine Tumors in Marseille, France.
Stephanie Chinwo, Arnold Lab, received the 2022 ASBMR Young Investigator Award for her abstract presentation "Molecular Analysis of AMBRA1 as a Candidate Tumor Suppressor in Sporadic Parathyroid Adenomas". She accepted a commemorative plaque and honorarium during the President's Dessert Reception at the Annual Meeting in September 2022.
Stephanie Chinwo, Arnold Lab, was admitted to the UConn Master of Science in Biomedical Science Program for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Stephanie Chinwo, Arnold Lab, was selected in August 2022 to receive a Travel Award from the Lawrence G. Raisz Fund for Musculoskeletal Research and Education to support her attendance to the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research in Austin, TX.
Stephanie Chinwo, Arnold Lab, was selected as a recipient of the 2022 Research Experience for Graduate and Medical Students (REGMS) Award by the Endocrine Society. The REGMS program supports endocrine research training and year-round career development and ongoing mentorship to help students achieve their career goals.
Britta Petersen, Hansen Lab, received the UConn Health Biomedical Science Gradate Student Leadership Award for 2022. This award honors a student who has made sustained and outstanding contributions in leadership activities during his or her studies in the program that improve graduate student life and further the educational mission of the university or the community.
Stephanie Chinwo, Arnold Lab, was accepted into the 2022 ASBMR Student Cohort Program. This opportunity is offered to undergraduate, graduate, and medical professional students involved in the bone, mineral, and musculoskeletal field.