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Undergrad Researches Cervical Cancer at Clarkson University

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Published on Feb 12, 2014

Joanina Gicobi is researching cervical cancer at Clarkson University. Cervical cancer is a major cause of death throughout the world, and over 90 percent of these cancers arise from the cervical transformation zone.

Joanina is working with Biology Chair Prof. Craig Woodworth to focus on how transformation zone cells interact with HPV, and how they respond to specific cofactors that promote cervical carcinogenesis. If the experiments are successful, the results may help to identify important signal pathways or biomarkers that are unique to transformation zone cells and that can be targeted for improved screening, prevention or therapy.

This could lead to saving time and money in developing countries all over the world and particularly in Kenya, where Joanina is from.

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