Masaru Takabatake, PhD (a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan) gave a talk at UW Medicine South Lake Union: "Radiation-induced mammary carcinogenesis."
Lavanya Samraj (a master's student in oral biology) defended her Master's Thesis entitled "Molecular mechanisms of DNA replication across UV-induced DNA lesions and novel approaches to suppress UV mutagenesis."
Dr. Nghiem's Laboratory hosted the 2017 Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) Dinner Meeting for patients and families. Over 260 patients, family members, clinicians, scientists, and trainees gathered. Masaoki and Daiki presented posters at the Meeting.