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Keynote Speakers
 

The long road to personalized cancer therapies: It’s back to basics

Joaquin Espinosa, Ph.D.
HHMI Early Career Scientist
Associate Professor & Co-Leader, Molecular Oncology Program Director, The Functional Genomic Facility
University of Colorado Cancer Center
 
From ‘jibara’ to ‘profesora’: A reflection of my Life journey

Johana Vallejo-Elias, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
Midwestern University
 


Scientific Session
CD16+ Monocyte Subset as a Reservoir of HIV in Patients Receiving Suppressive Antiretroviral Therapy

Freddie Irizarry, B.S. candidate
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Ponce, PR

 
Effects of Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) in inflammatory breast cancer

Ivette Suarez-Arroyo, Ph.D. candidate
Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamon, PR

 
Effects of HIV-1 env BaL and cocaine on human astrocytes

Fabian Vazquez-Santiago, Ph.D. candidate
Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Ponce, PR

 
Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 activation is necessary for
synaptic plasticity in the infralimbic cortex during fear extinction

Marian Sepulveda-Orengo, Ph.D. candidate
Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Ponce, PR