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Emma Conway

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Masters Student

  Emma2015

econway@bccrc.ca 10th floor - 675 W.10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z1L3, Canada


Training

  • M.Sc. Honours (Pathology and Laboratory Medicine), University of British Columbia, 2012-2015
  • B.Sc. Honours (Biochemistry and Microbiology), University of Victoria, 2007-2012
  • Undergraduate Exchange (Biological Sciences), University of Essex, 2010 – 2011

Program

  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

Research Interests

  • Cancer immunology
  • Health Science Communications

Publications

  • Marshall EA, Ng KW, Kung SH, Conway EM, Martinez VD, Halvorsen EC, Rowbotham DA, Vucic EA, Plumb AW, Becker-Santos DD, Enfield KS, Kennett JY, Bennewith KL, Lockwood WW, Lam S, English JC, Abraham N, Lam WL (2016) Emerging roles of T Helper 17 and Regulatory T Cells in lung cancer progression and metastasis. Molecular Cancer 15:67, 1-15.
  • Conway EM, Pikor LA, Kung SH, Hamilton MJ, Lam S, Lam WL, Bennewith KL. Macrophages, inflammation, and lung cancer. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 193(2): 116-30.

  • Conway EM. Cisplatin partially impedes lung adenocarcinoma-mediated M2 macrophage polarization. University of British Columbia Graduate Thesis. December 15, 2015

  •  Marshall EA, Ng KW, Kung SH, Conway EM, Martinez VD, Halvorsen EC, Rowbotham DA, Vucic EA, Plumb AW, Becker-Santos DD, Enfield KS, Bennewith KL, Lockwood WW, Lam S, English JC, Abraham N, Lam WL. Emerging roles of T helper 17 and regulatory T cells in lung cancer progression and metastasis. To be submitted

  • Conway EM. Cancer, a comic strip: The adventures of crafty uncontrolled mutant cells. The Science Creative Quarterly. February 11, 2014 

  • Conway EM, Alvarez S. Howlett: Novel Wolverine protein contributes to rapid regeneration and heightened cellular replication. The Science Creative Quarterly. September 23, 2013

  •  Conway EM. Acute pyelonephritis. William Boyd Museum of Pathology, David Hardwick Pathology Learning Centre, Vancouver General Hospital. December 14, 2012

  •  Conway EM. Epitope mapping in a humanized mouse model of a vaccine targeting the E7 oncoproteins of five high-risk genotypes of human papillomavirus. University of Victoria Honours Thesis. April 18, 2012


Awards

  • University of British Columbia Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Graduate Award, 2013
  • University of British Columbia Graduate Entrance Scholarship Award, 2012
  • University of Victoria Faculty of Science Honours Fest – 1st place, 2012
  • University of Victoria Entrance Scholarship, 2007
  • Argyle Secondary School Academic Excellence Award, 2007
  • BC Provincial Scholarship, 2007
  • Passport to Education, 2003 – 2006
  • Top Scholar and Honours with Distinction throughout high school

Presentations

Conference Presentations and Seminars
  • Characterization of macrophage populations in the lungs of healthy individuals and cancer patients. May 23, 2014
  • Characterization of immune cell populations in pleural effusions from lung cancer patients. February 3, 2015

  • Acute inflammation: Leukocyte emigration. October 19, 2012 

  • Critique of ‘Mitochondrial aging is accelerated by anti-retroviral therapy through the clonal expansion of mtDNA mutations’. March 14, 2013

  • Macrophage immunophenotyping in the lung tumor microenvironment. February 25, 2014

Periodic Reports
  • Temporal analysis of MPE cell composition over the course of chemotherapy in NSCLC patients. June 23, 2015
  • Immune populations in pleural effusions over the course of chemotherapy treatment. March 31, 2015
  • Optimization of single cell analysis for clinical pleural effusion specimens. October 28, 2014
  • Effects of standard first line chemotherapy for NSCLC on macrophage polarity. September 24, 2013
  • TAM response to chemotherapy varies between different cytotoxic agents and tumor models. July 2, 2013
  • TAMs as new targets in anticancer therapy. July 3, 2012

Posters

  • Cisplatin affects lung adenocarcinoma-mediated M2 macrophage polarization. November 3, 2015
  • Therapeutic vaccine elicits immune response against multiple cancer causing strains of HPV. February 24, 2012 
 

Links

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