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Jhon Ralph Enterina

Graduate Student

 


Jhon Ralph Enterina | jenterina@bccrc.ca | 604-675-8000 ext 7702 | 10th floor - 675 W.10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z1L3, Canada
BCCA | BCCRC | Integrative Oncology | Cancer Genetics | Wan Lam Lab |


 Training

  •  MSc, Chemical Biology, University of Alberta, 2015

  •  BSc (Magna cum laude), Chemistry, Xavier University, 2009                                  


Program

  •  PhD, Interdisciplinary Oncology Program, University of British Columbia

Research Interests

  •  Molecular mechanisms of metastasis and metastatic latency.
  •  Epigenomic reprogramming in CNS and lung malignancies.
  •  Intravital imaging, optogenetics and genetically-encoded reporters.

Publications

Refereed journal articles
  • Enterina, J. R., Enfield, K. S. S., Martinez, V. D., Ng, K. W., Marshall, E. A., Alvaro-Fuss, M., Anderson, C., Reis, P. P., and Lam, W. L. (2017) Small non-coding RNAs at the DLK1-DIO3 locus are associated with progression of oral leukoplakia and survival of patients with head and neck cancer. (Submitted)
  • Enterina, J. R.*, Enfield, K. S. S.*, Anderson, C., Marshall, E. A., Ng, K. W., and Lam, W. L. (2017) DLK1-DIO3 imprinted locus deregulation in development, respiratory diseases, and cancer. Expert Reviews of Respiratory Medicine. 11(9): 1-13.  *authors contributed equally
  • Dietrich, S. T., MacKenzie, M. D., Batigelli, J. P., and Enterina, J. R. (2017) Building a better soil for upland surface mine reclamation in Northern Alberta: Admixing peat, subsoil, and peat biochar in a greenhouse study with Aspen. Canadian Journal of Soil Science. (In Press)
  • Enfield, K. S. S., Martinez, V. D., Marshall, E. A., Stewart, G. L., Kung, S. H. Y., Enterina, J. R., and Lam, W. L. (2016) Deregulation of small non-coding RNAs at the DLK1-DIO3 imprinted locus predicts lung cancer patient outcome. Oncotarget. 7: 80957-80966
  • Enterina, J. R., Wu, L., and Campbell, R. E. (2015) Emerging fluorescent protein technologies. Current Opinion in Chemical Biology. 27: 10-17. 
  • Ding, Y., Li, J., Enterina, J. R., Shen, Y., Zhang, I., Tewson, P. H., Mo, G. C. H., Zhang, J., Quinn, A. M., Hughes, T. E., Maysinger, D., Alford, S. C., Zhang, Y., and Campbell, R. E. (2015) Ratiometric biosensor based on dimerization-dependent fluorescent protein exchange. Nature Methods. 12: 195-198.
Published abstracts
  • Enterina, J. R., Enfield, K. S. S., Martinez, V. D., and Lam, W. L. (2017) Deregulation of small non-coding RNAs at the DLK1-DIO3 imprinted locus predicts lung adenocarcinoma patient outcome. Topic: Analysis of RNA. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 12 (1), S798.
  • Enterina, J. R., Enfield, K. S. S., Martinez, V. D., and Lam, W. L. (2016). A combined miRNA-piRNA signature derived from the DLK1-DIO3 imprinted locus predicts lung adenocarcinoma patient outcome Topic: Cancer Genetics. American Society of Human Genetics. 2943F. In press.

  • Li, Y., Barber, Q., Paproski, R. J., Enterina, J. R., Rodriguez, E. A., Tsien, R. Y., Campbell, R. E., and Zemp, R. J. (2016) Engineering a near-infrared dark chromoprotein optimized for photoacoustic imaging.  SPIE BiOS, 97081Z-97081Z-1.

 Other refereed contributions (local, national and international conferences)
 * = Presenter
  • Enterina, J. R.*, Enfield, K. S. S., Martinez, V. D.,Marshall, E. A., Ng, K. W., Anderson, C., and Lam, W. L. (2017) Deregulated expression of small non-coding RNA gene cluster at the imprinted DLK1-DIO3 locus predicts outcome in Head and Neck cancer patients. Poster presentation at the 15th Annual Genome BC Meeting: Genetic engineering and synthetic biology, Vancouver, BC, Canada (Provincial)
  • Dietrich, S. T.*, MacKenzie, M.D., Batigelli, J. P., and Enterina, J. R. (2017) Greenhouse study of peat, subsoil and peat biochar admixing as reclamation soil for Aspen. Oral presentation at the 11th North American Forest Ecology Workshop (NAFEW), Edmonton, AB, Canada (International)
  • Enterina, J. R.*, Enfield, K. S. S., Martinez, V. D.,Marshall, E. A., Ng, K. W., Anderson, C., and Lam, W. L. (2017) Deregulation of small non-coding RNA gene cluster at chromosome 14q32 predicts outcome in Head and Neck cancer patients. Poster presentation at the BIG17 Research Day, Vancouver, BC, Canada (Institutional)
  • Enterina, J. R.*, Enfield, K. S. S., Martinez, V. D., and Lam, W. L. (2016) PIWI-interacting RNAs are expressed in DLK1-DIO3 imprinted locus and predict lung cancer patient outcome. Poster presentation at the Hallmarks of Cancer, Cell Symposium. Ghent, Belgium. (International)
  • Enterina, J. R.*, Enfield, K. S. S., Martinez, V. D., and Lam, W. L. (2016) Deregulation of small non-coding RNAs at the DLK1-DIO3 imprinted locus predicts lung adenocarcinoma patient outcome. Poster presentation at the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer. Vienna, Austria. (International)
  • Enterina, J. R.*, Enfield, K. S. S., Martinez, V. D., and Lam, W. L. (2016) A combined miRNA-piRNA signature derived from the DLK1-DIO3 imprinted locus predicts lung adenocarcinoma patient outcome. Poster presentation at the 66th Annual Meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics. Vancouver, Canada. (International)
  • Li, Y.*, Quinn, B., Paproski, R. J., Enterina, J. R., Rodriquez, E. A, Tsien, R. Y., Campbell, R. E., and Zemp, R. J. (2016) Engineering a near-infrared chromoprotein optimized for photoacoustic imaging. Poster presentation at the International Society for Optics and Photonics’ SPIE BiOS. San Francisco, CA, United States of America. (International)
  • Enterina, J. R.*, and Campbell, R. E. (2014) Screening of protein-protein interactions and proteinaceous inhibitors by dimerization-dependent fluorescent proteins. Poster presentation at the 97th Canadian Chemistry Society Conference and Exhibition. Vancouver, Canada. (National)
Patents and copyrights
  • Campbell, R. E., Ding, Y., Alford, S. C., Enterina, J. R., and Lai, T. (2015) Drug discovery and protein-protein interaction assay using fluorescent protein exchange (FPX). US Patent 20,150,323,544.(Awarded)
  • Campbell, R. E., and Enterina, J. R. (2015) High throughput fluorescent protein exchange (FPX) for identifying protein inhibitors. PCT/CA2015/051143. Filed on November 2015. (Submitted)

Research and Teaching Experience

  •  Laboratory Coordinator, Pyrogenic Ecosystem and Restoration Ecology Lab (PEREL), Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. 2015-2016

  •  Research Assistant/Technician, Department of Chemistry (Campbell Lab), University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. 2015-2015

  •  Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry (Campbell Lab), University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. 2012-2015

  •  Graduate Teaching Assistant (Organic Chemistry), Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. 2012-2014

  •  Chemical Analyst, Department of Science and Technology Region 10, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. 2011-2011

  •  Assistant Chemistry Instructor, Xavier University, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. 2009-2011


Awards

  •  Four-Year Doctoral Fellowship, University of British Columbia (UBC), 2017-2021
  •  Interdisciplinary Oncology Program Tuition Award, UBC, 2017
  •  Interdisciplinary Oncology Program Travel Award, UBC, 2016
  •  International Tuition Award, UBC, 2016
  •  Faculty of Medicine Graduate Entrance Award, UBC, 2016

  •  ISSS Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of Alberta, 2015
  •  Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Grant, University of Alberta, 2015
  •  Professional Development Grant, Graduate Student Association, University of Alberta, 2014
  •  Best Organic Chemistry Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta,  2013-2014
  •  Mateo Ricci Research Award (research grant), Xavier University, Philippines, 2011-2013
  •  Top 5 Chemistry Licensure Examination, Philippine Regulations Commissions, 2009
  •  Magna cum laude, Xavier University, Philippines, 2009
  •  BPI-DOST Science Award, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines, 2009
  •  Kinaadman Undergraduate Research Award, Xavier University, Philippines, 2008
  •  City Government Undergraduate Scholarship, City of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines, 2005-2009

Links

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