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FASEB: Protein Phosphatases Recap!

In the middle of July, Jessi, Min and myself were able to attend the FASEB: Protein Phosphatases meeting in Snowmass Village, CO! Min and I both presented posters on our work at the meeting. Min presented the story of PRL3 as an oncogenic phosphatase in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. I presented the beginnings of my dissertation project, which included a CRISPR/Cas9 knockout of known phosphatases in pediatric leukemia and brain cancer cell lines. We got to learn a ton about phosphatases as drug targets in many diseases and were able to have some fun outside of the conference. Through the conference, we were able to go rafting down the Colorado River which was a blast as well! And a special thanks to Jessi for allowing us to attend this conference to present our own data, learn more about phosphatases in disease, and attend career development workshops to continue furthering our careers!

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