Wednesday, March 24, 2021

CanBio Bagel Talk

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Virtual Zoom meeting

Contact Kurt Nelson

Join the meeting via Zoom: Meeting ID: 988 9384 7720, Passcode: 931348

Anna Michmerhuizen, PhD candidate in the Speers lab 

Speaking on: Targeting nuclear hormone receptors as a strategy for the radiosensitization of breast cancer.

Anna Michmerhuizen

Anna Michmerhuizen

Doctoral student

Anna Michmerhuizen is a fourth year PhD candidate in the Cellular and Molecular Biology program. She is also a trainee in the Training Program in Translational Research. Before beginning in the Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS) in 2017, Anna graduated with honors from Calvin College with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Public Health. As an undergrad, Anna worked on multiple research projects at Calvin, and she was named a Goldwater Scholar in 2016 for the work she did in Dr. Douglas Vander Griend's lab studying the complexation of triazolophane with anions in solution. Anna also took part in a summer undergraduate research fellowship (SURF) program at the Mayo Clinic in 2016. In the Speers lab, Anna is studying the role of hormone receptors in the radiosensitization of breast cancer. When she's not in the lab, Anna enjoys running and spending time outdoors with family and friends.