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The internship projects for the 2014 Cancer Bioinformatics Summer Program:

Project 1: Risk Factors and Cancer Prevention in Latinos

UTHSCSA Mentors: 
       Amelie G. Ramirez, Associate Director, Cancer Prevention and Health Disparities
       Dorothy Long Parma, MD, MPH; 
       Edgar Muñoz, MS

UTSA Mentor:
       Kay Robbins, Professor Computer Science

Project 2: Mechanical stimulation and breast cancer bone metastasis

UTHSCSA Mentor:        
       Jean Jiang, Professor Biochemistry

UTSA Mentor: 
      Yufeng Wang, Associate Professor Biology.


Project 3: Evaluating stability of biomarkers for prostate cancer in an ethnically mixed cohort

UTHSCSA Mentors:
      Ian Thompson, CTRC Director and Professor of Urology
      Jonathan GelfondAssistant Professor Epidemiology and Biostatistics

UTSA Mentor:
        Daijin Ko, Professor of Statistics

Project 4: Overcoming antangiogenic resistance in glioblastoma through CXCL12

UTHSCSA Mentor:
        Andrew Brenner, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology)

UTSA Mentor:
        Yufei Huang, Professor and Director of Graduate Program Electrical and Computer Engineering

Project 5: Mutation detection and function analysis pipeline for NGS data

UTHSCSA Mentor:
        Yidong ChenDirector of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics and Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

UTSA Mentor:
        Jianhua Ruan, Associate Professor Computer Science