Terrance Haanen

Terrance Haanen

Graduate Student


Terrance graduated from California State University, San Marcos where he was a Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) and Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) fellow. Terrance joined the University of Michigan Cancer Biology program as a Rackham Merit Fellow in the Spring of 2020. Terrance will be completing his thesis work in the lab of Professor Goutham Narla at the Rogel Cancer Center. Outside of the lab, Terrance enjoys hiking, reading, and video games.

Research Interests

Terrance is very interested in studying how the inactivation of the tumor suppressor protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) contributes to endometrial metastatic spread and the establishment of a tumor microenvironment that promotes immune suppression.

Techniques Used

Mouse models, cell culture, and flow cytometry

Diversity Ambassador

  • Hispanic or Latino