Anatomy and Cell Biology

Amy Guimaraes Young Defends Comps

Amy Guimaraes Young and Adam Dupuy

MSTP graduate student, Amy Guimaraes Young, successfully passed her comprehensive examination on March 4, 2013 in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. The title of her proposal was "Investigating the Role of Sox17 in Endometrium Homeostasis and Endometrial Cancer". Amy received a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame in 2005 and an M.S. in Physiology from Georgetown University in 2006. She began her MSTP studies at the Carver College of Medicine in 2009. Amy will continue her thesis work in Dr. Adam Dupuy's laboratory focusing on identifying and characterizing genetic drivers of gynecological cancers. Congratulations, Amy!