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Hello everyone! So something cool that Meghan and I were recently tasked with was starring in a movie! By publishing through JOVE, we were filmed performing the different methods and procedures we used to xenograft primary patient samples into zebrafish…

My name is Tyler Sullivan and I am a senior chemistry student at Morehead State University. Working in the Blackburn lab as part of the KBRIN program has been one of the most exciting experiences of my career. The environment was…

Congrats to our no-longer undergrads! Brad is off to med school at the University of Cincinnati and Kristin is entering the PhD program here at UK. In his year in the lab, Brad helped get our project injecting human cancer…

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The first research paper from the lab has been published! This project was done by our high schooler (who is now killing it at Harvard) Shea Hausman, in collaboration with Chunming Liu’s and Dave Watt’s groups at UK. They made…

Min has the first paper from the lab! She wrote a very nice review on “Targeting Phosphatases of Regenerating Liver (PRLs) in Cancer” at the request of the editor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics. You can read it here. We worked…

Tox Regulates Growth, DNA Repair, and Genomic Instability in T cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia