Tyshia Wellman


Tyshia Wellman
BS, Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
PhD Student in Virology
Division of Medical Sciences
Harvard Medical School
Karl Munger Dr Phil, Adviser



My work focuses on the epigenetic modulations of host gene expression induced by the high-risk human papillomavirus type 16 oncoproteins, using the p16INK4a tumor suppressor as a model. Through this work, I hope to better understand how these epigenetic changes contribute to cervical cancer.

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