Larisa Nonn

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    College: Medicine Department: Pathology
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: COMRB 6137 Phone: 312-996-0194
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Prostate cancer prevention by dietary agents (vitamin D, soy, lycopene)

    Primary human prostatic cell cultures as a model system

    The role of microRNAs and prostate cancer prevention

    mRNA and microRNA expression profiling from archival tissue specimens

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 8

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Prefer honors college student with prior lab experience.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Student is expected to initially carry out experiments designed by the PI. As the student gains understanding of the project, he/she will contribute to experimental design and results interpretation.

    The student should expect to gain laboratory experience and an understanding of translational pathology research.

    NOTE: This researcher is currently not accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research Experience program.

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