Wells' Lab - Kien Tran

Scaife 709
Department of Pathology
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-624-9366

ktran+@pitt.edu

Education

Institution Degree Conferred Field of study
Tulane University BS 1997 Biochemistry
University of Alabama at Birmingham M.D./Ph.D Transferred Medicine
University of Pittsburgh  M.D./Ph.D   Medicine

Publications

C. Scott Swindle*, Kien T. Tran*, Terry Johnson, Pallab Banerjee, Anne M. mayes, Linda Griffith, and Alan Wells. "Epidermal growth factor (EGF)-like repeats of human tenascin-C as ligands for EGF receptor." Journal of Cell Biology. 2001. 154 (2): 459-468.
*primary co-authorship

Institutional Abstracts

"EGF-like repeats of human tenascin-C as ligands for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)." University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. 2001. First Place Basic Sciences Research Award: Dean's Research Award

National Abstracts

"EGF-like repeats of human tenascin-C as ligands for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)." American Society of Cell Biology Conference. San Francisco. 2000.

Tran, K., Shiraha, H., and Wells, A. "Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Signaling Declines in Aged Fibroblasts." 16th Annual National MD/PhD Student Conference. Aspen Colorado. 2001.

Invited Speaker: Tran, K., Swindle, C. Johnson, T., Banerjee, P., Mayes, A., Griffith, L. and Wells, A. "EGF-like repeats of human tenascin-C as ligands for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)." 16th Annual National MD/PhD Student Conference. Aspen Colorado. 2001.

Invited Speaker: Gordon Conference 2002. Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices. "Cell Surface Signaling is Preferential for Motility over Mitogenesis. Abstract chosen for Invited Speaker: ASCB 2002. "Cell Surface Signaling is Preferential for Motility over Mitogenesis."

Honors and Awards

First Place University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Dean's Award. "EGF-like repeats of human tenascin-C as ligands for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)." University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. 2001