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.
The title of his talk was “Plasma membrane lipid therapy: Disruption of oncogenic Ras spatiotemporal organization by membrane targeted dietary bioactives (MTDB)”.
Robert is a Toxicology Doctoral Candidate at Texas A&M University and works in the Chapkin Lab.