CNRCS Symposium 2024 - University of Houston
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CNRCS Symposium 2024

The 2024 Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling (CNRCS) Symposium was held on February 16 in the Science and Engineering Research Center (SERC) at the University of Houston. This Symposium showcased ongoing research at CNRCS in areas including immunotherapy, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and women’s health.

The all-day event promoted scientific engagement among CNRCS faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate, and undergraduate students from diverse disciplines through distinguished speaker seminars and judged oral/poster presentations.

Keynote Speaker - Aria Vaishnavi, Ph.D., M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Presentation Title: Early ERBB Support Signaling Reveals Actionable Vulnerabilities in NTRK1+ and BRAF+ Adenocarcinomas (Chaired by Quentin Vicens)

CNRCS Symposium 2024 Agenda

Presentation Awards & Winners

  • Avantor Award for 1st Place Oral Presentation: Aroshi Mitra (5th year, Feng Lab)
  • GenoBioTX Award for 2nd Place Oral Presentation: Jacky Wu (5th year, Feng Lab)
  • MilliporeSigma Award for 3rd Place Oral Presentation: Ashfia Khan (3rd year, Bawa-Khalfe Lab)
  • 10xGenomics Award for 1st Place Poster Presentation: Jane Lim (2nd year, Zhang Lab)
  • Fisher Scientific Award for 2nd Place Poster Presentation: Roshni Jeffery (4th year, Peng Lab)
  • Genescript Award for 3rd Place Poster Presentation: Jessica Stevens (5th year, Gustafsson Lab)
  • MilliporeSigma Award for Undergraduate: Tran Nguyen (Feng Lab)


Please contact Carissa Codd,, for questions regarding the symposium.