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Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
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At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Ms Sonja Khan
Peer Reviewed Journals
|(2015)|| 'MicroRNA-10a is reduced in breast cancer and regulated in part through Retinoic Acid'
Sonja Khan, Deirdre Wall, Catherine Curran, John Newell, Michael J Kerin, Roisin M Dwyer (2015) 'MicroRNA-10a is reduced in breast cancer and regulated in part through Retinoic Acid'. BMC Cancer, 15 (2) [DOI] [Details]
|(2013)|| 'miR-379 Regulates Cyclin B1 and is decreased in Breast Cancer'
Khan, S., Brougham, C. L., Ryan, J., Sahrudin, A., O’Neill, G., Wall, D., Curran, C., Newell, J., Kerin, M.J., Dwyer, R. M. (2013) 'miR-379 Regulates Cyclin B1 and is decreased in Breast Cancer'. Plos One, 8 (7):1-7 [DOI] [Details]
|(2014)|| Investigation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell(MSC) presence and mode of action within the primary breast tumour microenvironment.
S. Khan, C.L. Brougham, L. Howard, P. Lalor, P. Dockery, M. Murphy, T. O’Brien, M.J. Kerin, R.M. Dwyer (2014) Investigation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell(MSC) presence and mode of action within the primary breast tumour microenvironment. Abstract [Details]
Honours and Awards
|2015||HRB Summer Student project||Health Research Board (HRB)|
|2013||HRB/NCI Summer School in Cancer Prevention||Health Research Board|
|Committee||Function||From / To|
|Undergraduate Research Committee School of Medicine||Committee member||03-NOV-14 / 01-APR-16|
|Employer||Position||From / To|
|National University of Ireland, Galway||Research Assistant||01-MAY-15 / 30-APR-14|
|2008||Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology||BSc (Hons)||Applied Biopharmaceutical and Healthcare Sciences|
|2014||National University of Ireland Galway||PhD||Surgery|
|2009||National University of Ireland Galway||Msc||Regenerative Medicine|
|Title||Type||From / To|
|Outreach||Breast Cancer Research charity||/|
|Tumour biology : the journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine||Reviewer|
|Technology In Cancer Research And Treatment||Reviewer|
Co-organised “Pint of Science” event in Galway 2015/16, was part of a national and international event. This was brought to Galway for the first time in 2015. My responsibilities were to organise the venue and promote the event through radio interviews and social media activities.
|Term/Year||Module Title||Module Code||Subject / Desc|
|2015/2016||Biochemistry||BG110||Recombinant DNA Technology|
|2015/2016||Surgergical Lab skills I||MD560||MicroRNA Lecture|