Dr. Alfredo Erazo-Oliveras, a postdoctoral research associate in Dr. Robert Chapkin’s laboratory (Program in Integrative Nutrition and Complex Diseases) at Texas A&M University, has been selected as an awardee in the Ford Foundation 2017 Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition. Dr. Erazo-Oliveras selection for this prestigious award reflects the review panelists’ enthusiasm regarding his scholarly competence as well as the […]
Research in the Chapkin lab focuses on dietary/microbial modulators related to the prevention of cancer and chronic inflammatory diseases. The lab has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the past 29 years.
Robert Fuentes becomes finalist in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition. Robert presented his thesis work in 3 minutes and was selected as a finalist for the competition on November 16. The winner will represent Texas A&M at the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools regional competition in Fayetteville, AK in February. Good luck to Robert!
On Monday, September 11, 2017. N. Roberto Fuentes, Jr. successfully defended his thesis titled, “Plasma Membrane Lipid Therapy: Distruption of Oncogenic Ras Driven Phenotypes by Long Chain N-3 PUFA.” Then on October 13, 2017, Robert placed first in the graduate student presentation competition at the Lone Star Society of Toxicology Regional Meeting at Baylor University. […]
On Friday, September 22, 2017. Eunjoo Kim successfully defended her thesis titled, “Spatiotemporal Effect of Dietary Bioactives on Lgr5 Stem Cells During Colon Tumorigenesis” Eunjoo is a Mollecular and Cellular Medicine Doctoral Candidate at Texas A&M University and works in the Chapkin Lab.