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Dr Julia M.W. Gee  -  PhD


Current Research Students

Hayley Francies, AstraZeneca/BBSRC CASE PhD Student: “Deciphering therapeutic resistance in breast cancer” (2009-2013; co-supervised with Prof. RI Nicholson, & Dr. E Anderson at AstraZeneca). 

Hayley has presented her novel breast cancer in vitro transcriptome data with the anti-hormone Faslodex at the Human Genome IABCR 2010 Conference in Singapore (Oct 2010).

 

Previous Research Students

Dr. M. Afzal, PhD student: “Oxidative stress and therapeutic resistance in breast cancer” (PhD obtained 2010; co-supervised with Prof. RI Nicholson, School funded). 

Ms. L. Lewis, MPhil student: “Deciphering faslodex resistance in breast cancer”
(MPhil obtained 2010; co-supervised with Dr. A White & Prof. RI Nicholson, School funded 50:50 studentship). 

Dr. N. Hill, PhD student: “Development of a knowledge discovery platform (I-10) for gene expression profiling during therapeutic response and failure” (PhD obtained 2009; co-supervised with Prof. RI Nicholson & Dr. P Lewis [Singleton Hospital Swansea]; Tenovus group funded).

Dr. V. Shaw: “Identification of anti-hormone induced genes as potential therapeutic targets in breast cancer” (PhD obtained 2007; co-supervised with Prof RI Nicholson; Tenovus-funded).

Dr. R. Burmi: Identification of genes associated with endocrine resistance in breast cancer” (PhD obtained 2006; co-supervised with Prof RI Nicholson; Breast Cancer Campaign-funded).

Dr. C. Staka: “Mechanism of resistance to oestrogen deprivation in breast cancer” (PhD obtained 2006; co-supervised with Prof RI Nicholson, Tenovus funded).

 Dr. F. Boynes: “Cell cycle and inhibitor studies in breast cancer” (PhD obtained 2004; co-supervised with Prof RI Nicholson, Tenovus funded).

 

Current/previous visiting students to the lab:

Erasmus student:

B. Kling, Germany 2007 (co supervised with Dr. W. Ford). 

Undergraduate student (1 year positions) 

H. Davies, Aberystwyth University 2001.

MD students: 

Nottingham City Hospital: Drs. F. Kenny, E. Gutteridge & A. Agrawal; Dept. Surgery, Manchester University Hospital: Dr. K. Chan (2001-2007) 

I also contribute to mentoring of three “In the Pink” funded MD students from Velindre Hospital & Cardiff University Medical School

Vacation studentships: 

4 previously from Wellcome Trust