Fon Tacer graduate students present at 12th Texas Tech Annual Biological Sciences Symposium

  • February 15, 2024
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Fon Tacer lab Ph.D. students presented their research at the 12th Texas Tech Annual Biological Sciences Symposium (TTABSS) in Lubbock on February 9-10, 2024. The goal of TTABSS is to provide a platform for sharing students’ scientific findings, exchanging ideas with peers and academic advisors, and exploring the diverse world of biological sciences. Presentations by Fon […]

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Foundation for Prader Willi Research 2023 Symposium in Denver

  • October 5, 2023
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Dr. Klementina Fon Tacer was invited to present our latest research findings on the role of Magel2 in stress response to fasting, and graduate student Tara Bayat received a travel award to share results from her project on the role of mRNA translational regulation in the hormone secretion deficit present in Magel2-knockout mice.

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Veterinary student Kayla presented at the 2023 Veterinary Scholars Symposium

  • August 6, 2023
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As a 2023 Veterinary Research Scholar, Kayla Justiss joined the Fon Tacer lab for the summer to explore her interest in research. She optimized RNA isolation from melanoma tumors and developed RT-qPCR primers to investigate the role of melanoma antigen genes (MAGEs) in the development of equine melanoma. In August, Kayla traveled to San Juan, […]

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Veterinary student Brooke presented at the 2022 National Veterinary Scholar Symposium

  • August 6, 2022
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The 2022 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, hosted by the University of Minnesota, highlighted the essential role of scientific research in veterinary medicine and provided veterinary medical students who have conducted original research through the summer scholars programs an opportunity to formally present their research in a professional environment. Brooke presented a poster about melanoma antigen […]

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