Kheng Newick recently received a travel award to attend the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMIG) meeting, which took place September 11-14, 2012 in Boston, MA.

Ms. Newick presented a poster titled “COMBINATORIAL APPROACHES FOR TARGETING MITOCHONDRIAL REDOX SIGNALING AND FOXM1 EXPRESSION IN MALIGNANT MESOTHELIOMA,” describing the work that she did with Brian Cunniff, Balaraman Kalyanaraman, Paul Held, Jack Arbiser, Harvey Pass, Brooke T. Mossman, Arti Shukla, and Nicholas Heintz. You can see her research description in the iMIG Abstract Handbook (see pages 148-149).

She previously won a travel fellowship from the Society for Free Radical Biology in 2009 and recently had her first paper published in PLoS ONE: Peroxiredoxin 3 Is a Redox-Dependent Target of Thiostrepton in Malignant Mesothelioma Cells. She is working on her dissertation in the CMB program under the mentoring of Nicholas Heintz, PhD.

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