2017 Junior Investigator Awards

Two current (Veronica Hughes, Samantha Dykes) and one former member (Jennifer Lee) of Dr. Dietmar Siemann’s laboratory received Junior Investigator Awards at the 2017 Tumor Microenvironment Workshop held in Miami, FL, April 27-29, 2017. The workshop was supported in part by the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF Department of Radiation Oncology.

From left to right: Jennifer Lee, post-doctoral fellow, Radiation Oncology Branch, NCI/NIH; Samantha Dykes, post-doctoral fellow, UF Radiation Oncology; and Veronica Hughes, graduate student, Biomedical Sciences University of Florida


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