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Varune Rohan Ramnarine

Graduate Student

 Rohan Ramnarine 1


vramnarine@bccrc.ca  675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., V5Z 1L3, Canada 

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Training

  •  Bachelor of Computer Science (Bioinformatics), University of Waterloo, 2008


Program


 Research Interests

  • Mechanisms and Identification of alternative spice variants
  • Metastasis of non-small-cell lung cancer
  • Role of non-coding RNAs (microRNA and lncRNA) in tumorgenesis
  • Whole transcriptome and genome sequence analysis

Awards

  •  UBC Graduate Entrance Scholarship (2012)


Publications

Papers

  • McKee C, Danmei X, Cao Y, Kabraji S, Allen D, Kersemans V, Beech J, Smart S, Hamdy F, Ishkanian A, Skyes J, Pintilie M, Milosevic M, van der Kwast T, Zafarana G, Ramnarine VR, Jurisica I, Malloff C, Lam WL, Bristow RG, Muschel R (2012) Protease Nexin 1 modulates prostate adencarcinoma by regulating the Hedgehog pathway. JCI. In press. [PMID: 23041623]
  • Locke JA, Zafarana G, Malloff CA, Lam WL, Sykes J, Pintile M, Ramnarine VR, Jurisica I, Guns ET, van der Kwast T, Milosevic M, Bristow RG (2012) Allelic loss of StAR and HSD17B2 are prognostic for prostate cancer radiotherapy outcome. Prostate. 72(12):1295-305. [PMID: 22213075]
  • Zafarana G, Ishkanian AS, Malloff CA,, Locke JA, Sykes J, Thoms J, Lam WL, Squire JA, Yoshimoto M, Ramnarine VR, Jurisica I, Milosevic M, Pintile M, van der Kwast T, Bristow RG (2012) Copy number alterations of c-MYC and PTEN are prognostic factors for relapse following prostate cancer radiotherapy. Cancer. 118(16):4053-62. [PMID: 22281794]
  • Locke JA, Zafarana G, Ishkanian AS, Milosevic M, Thoms J, Have CL, Malloff CA, Lam WL, Squire JA, Pintilie M, Sykes J, Ramnarine VR, Meng AX, Ahmed O, Jurisica I, van der Kwast T, Bristow RG  (2012) NKX3.1 haploinsufficiency is prognostic for prostate cancer relapse following surgery or image-guided radiotherapy. Clinical Cancer Research 18:308-16. [PMID: 22048240]
  •  Navab R, Strumpf D, Bandarchi B, Zhu CQ, Pintilie M, Ramnarine VR, Ibrahimov E, Radulovich N, Leung L, Barczyk M, Panchal D, To C, Yun JJ, Der S, Shepherd FA, Jurisica I, Tsao MS (2011) Prognostic gene-expression signature of carcinoma-associated fibroblasts in non-small cell lung cancer. PNAS, 108(17):7160-7165. [PMID: 21474781]

Abstracts

  • Ramnarine VR, Stewart GL, Enfield KSS, Lam S, Lam WL (2012) Integrative Genomic Analysis of miRNAs in Lung Adenocarcinoma. British Columbia Pathology Day. Vancouver, BC. Abstract #50;
  • Ramnarine VR, Larissa LA, Mosslemi M, Lam S, Lam WL (2012) Subtype Specific mRNA Isoform Characterization In Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. BCCRC Annual Cancer Conference. Vancouver, BC. Abstract #37-A;
  • Ramnarine VR, Martinez V, Larissa LA, Mosslemi M, Lam S, Lam WL (2012) Fusion Gene Identification In Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. BCCRC Annual Cancer Conference. Vancouver, BC. Abstract #37-B;

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