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Adam Sage

Graduate Student

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Adam Sage | asage@bccrc.ca | 604-675-8000 ext 7702 | 10th floor - 675 W.10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L3, Canada

BCCA | BCCRC | Integrative Oncology | Cancer Genetics | Wan Lam Lab | Adam Sage |


 Training

  • BSc. Honours (Queen’s University), Specialization in Biochemistry

  • Diploma (Ontario Science Centre Science School)

  • Diploma (Brantford Collegiate Institute and Vocational School)


Program

  •  Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of British Columbia

Research Interests

  • Alternative mechanisms of gene regulation and metastasis

  • Long non-coding RNAs

  • Novel gene discovery

  • Cancer biochemistry


Publications

Journal Articles

  • Sage AP*, Martinez VD*, Minatel BC, Pewarchuk ME, Marshall EA, MacAulay GM, Hubaux R, Pearson DD, Goodarzi AA, Dellaire G, Lam WL. (July 27 2018). Genomics and Epigenetics of Malignant Mesothelioma. High Throughput. 7(3), 20. [*Co-first Authorship]
  • Sage AP, Minatel BC, Marshall EA, Martinez VD, Stewart GL, Enfield KSS, Lam WL (July 3 2018) Expanding the miRNA transcriptome of human kidney and renal cell carcinoma. International Journal of Genomics. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/6972397.
  • Minatel BC*, Sage AP*, Anderson C, Hubaux R, Marshall EA, Lam WL, Martinez VD. (March 31 2018). Environmental arsenic exposure: genetic and epigenetic contributions to carcinogenesis. Environment International. 112:183-197. [*Co-first Authorship]
  • Minatel BC, Martinez VD, Ng KW, Sage AP, Tokar T, Marshall EA, Anderson C, Enfield KSS, Stewart GL, Reis PP, Jurisica I, Lam WL. (March 27 2018). Large-scale discovery of previously-undetected microRNAs specific to human liver. Human Genomics. 12(1):16 
  • Marshall EA, Sage AP, Ng KW, Martinez VD, Firmino NS, Bennewith KL, Lam WL. (October 24 2017). Small non-coding RNA transcriptome of the NCI-60 cell line panel. Scientific Data. 4:170157, 1-8. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2017.157. 
  • Sage AP*, Minatel BC*, Ng K, Stewart GL, Dummer TJB, Lam WL, Martinez VD (April 2017) Oncogenomic disruptions in arsenic-induced carcinogenesis. Oncotarget. 8(15):25736-55. [*Co-first Authorship]

Selected Abstracts

  • Sage AP, Ng K, Marshall EA, Enfield KSS, Martin SD, Stewart GL, Minatel BC, Brown CJ, Abraham N, Lam WL. (September 2018). Long non-coding RNA expression patterns delineate infiltrating immune cells in the lung tumour microenvironment. IALSC World Conference on Lung Cancer.
  • Sage AP, Stewart GL, Rowbotham DA, Enfield KSS, Martinez VD, Anderson C, Lam WL. (September 2018). A novel cis-acting lncRNA controls HMGA1 expression in lung adenocarcinoma. IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer.
  • Sage AP, Ng K, Marshall EA, Enfield KSS, Martin SD, Stewart GL, Minatel BC, Brown CJ, Abraham N, Lam WL. (June 2018). Interpretation of bulk tumour data is confounded by immune cell-specific lncRNAs. BC Cancer Research Day.
  • Sage AP, Ng K, Marshall EA, Minatel BC, Stewart GL, Enfield KSS, Brown CJ, Abraham N, Lam WL. (March 2018). An atlas of long non-coding RNAs in human immune cells reveals cell-type specificity and novel regulatory mechanisms. BIG Research Day at UBC.
  • Sage AP, Stewart GL, Enfield KSS, Marshall EA, Martinez VD, Lam WL. (October 2017). Alternative metastatic regulatory mechanisms highlighted by modulation of long non-coding RNA expression. 2017 Canadian Cancer Research Conference.
  • Sage AP, Stewart GL, Enfield KSS, Marshall EA, Martinez VD, Lam WL. (October 2017). Long non-coding RNA disruption in lung adenocarcinoma reveals novel mechanisms of metastasis. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer.
  • Sage AP, Stewart GL, Anderson C, Enfield KSS, Marshall EA, Martinez VD, Lam WL. (October 2017). Alternative regulation of cancer-associated genes through modulation of long non-coding RNAs. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer.
  • Vance TDR, Sage AP, Conroy B, Guo P, Stevens CA, Graham LA, Davies PL. (July 2017). Diverse ligand-binding domain combinations at the distal end of bacterial RTX adhesins are zip codes for biofilm formation. Gordon Research Conference on Microbial Adhesion and Signal Transduction.
  • Martinez VD, Ng K, Marshall EA, Sage AP, Minatel BC, Lam WL. (February 2017). Arsenic induces persistent alterations in lung cancer small non-coding RNA transcriptome. Human Genomics. Human Genome Meeting 2017. 
  • Martinez VD, Ng K, Marshall EA, Sage AP, Minatel BC, Lam WL. (February 2017). Analysis of PIWI-interacting RNA transcriptomes reveal cancer type-specificity and signatures predicting lung tumor behavior. Human Genomics. Human Genome Meeting 2017.
  • Sage AP, Stewart GL, Rowbotham DA, Enfield KSS, Martinez VD, Lam S, Lam WL. (December 2016). Deregulation of cis-acting long non-coding RNAs in non-small cell lung cancer. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer.
  • Sage AP, Stewart GL, Rowbotham DA, Enfield KSS, Martinez VD, Lam S, Lam WL. (December 2016). Cis-acting long non-coding RNAs are deregulated in lung adenocarcinoma. Cell Symposia Hallmarks of Cancer Abstract Book. Hallmarks of Cancer, Cell Symposium.
  • Sage AP, Stewart GL, Rowbotham DA, Enfield KSS, Martinez VD, Lam S, Lam WL. (November 2016). Deregulation of antisense long non-coding RNAs in lung adenocarcinoma. Conference Abstract Book. Terry Fox Research Institute Node Research Day.
  • Sage AP, Stewart GL, Rowbotham DA, Enfield KSS, Lam S, Lam WL. (October 2016). Deregulation of long noncoding RNAs in lung adenocarcinoma highlight alternative regulatory mechanisms. American Journal of Human Genetics. American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting.

Invited Talks

  • Oral presentation at the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer, Toronto, Canada (2018)

  • Oral presentation at the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer, Toronto, Canada (2018)

  • Speed Talk at the BC Cancer Research Day, Vancouver, Canada (2018).

  • Lightning Talk at the B.I.G. Research Day, Vancouver, Canada (2018).

  • Oral presentation at the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer, Yokohama, Japan (2017)

  • Oral presentation at the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer, Vienna, Austria (2016)


Poster Presentations

  • Poster presentation at the BC Cancer Research Day, Vancouver, Canada (2018).

  • Poster presentation at the B.I.G. Research Day, Vancouver, Canada (2018).

  • Poster presentation at the Canadian Cancer Research Conference, Vancouver, Canada (2017).

  • Poster presentation at the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer, Yokohama, Japan (2017).

  • Poster presentation at the BC Cancer Agency Annual Research Day, Vancouver, Canada (2017). 

  • Poster presentation at the B.I.G. Research Day, Vancouver, Canada (2017).

  • Poster presentation at the Hallmarks of Cancer Cell Symposium, Ghent, Belgium (2016).

  • Poster presentation at the American Society of Human Genetics Conference, Vancouver, Canada (2016).

  • Poster presentation at the Terry Fox Research Institute Node Day. Vancouver, Canada (2016). 


Awards

  • Third Place Poster - B.I.G. Research Day at the University of British Columbia (2018)

  • Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's Program, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2017)

  • University of British Columbia - Graduate Student Travel Fund (2017)

  • People's Choice Poster Presenter, B.I.G. Day at the University of British Columbia (2017)

  • Faculty of Medicine Graduate Award, University of British Columbia (2016)

  • Interdisciplinary Oncology Travel Award (2016-2018)

  • Dr. James Hillier Foundation Scholarship (2012-2016)

  • Dean's List, Queen's University (2012-2016)

  • Principal's Scholarship, Queen's University (2012-2014)

  • Governor General's Academic Medal (2012)

  • Ontario Science Centre Science School Graduate (2012)

  • Wilfrid Laurier University Program Graduate (2012)

  • Ontario Scholar (2012)


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