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Cancer Biology Program Students

Adwitiya Kar

Why did you choose the UC Denver Cancer Biology Program?

UC Denver has a good reputation in the field of health sciences and the program of cancer biology has a strong group of faculty with diverse expertise in the field of cancer.

What labs are you rotating in?

Dr. Arthur Gutierrez

Dr. Paul Jedlicka

Dr. Twila jackson

Please describe you project?

My work is on the role of transcription factor ESE-1 in breast cancer malignancy.

Where did you attend undergraduate school and what was your major/minor?

My undergraduate was in India with Physiology major and Chemistry minor.

What you did (if anything) between undergraduate and graduate school?

Before I joined cancer biology, I had done masters in Biochemistry and Health physics from Texas A&M University and also worked for two years as a research associate.

Other school affiliated activities/clubs you are involved in?


What do you like to do outside of school?

I like hiking, travelling, reading books and playing guitar.

What is your favorite thing about Colorado?

The mountains allow me to be active all year round and on top of that there are plenty of easy weekend getaways

Your contact information-


phone number   303-834-2065

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