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Fiona Ruiz

Graduate Student

Biography

Fiona is pursuing a PhD in the Molecular Cell Biology Program at Washington University. Fiona is leading the cervical cancer sequencing project to identify novel targets for radiation therapy resistance. She has completed targeted exome sequencing, HPV directed sequencing and RNASeq analysis of pretreatment tumor biopsies.  Mechanistic studies of candidate genes are ongoing.  Her preliminary results were recently presented at the AACR National Meeting 2017.