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Lisa Decotret

Lisa Decotret

Training

  • BSc. Biochemistry, Carleton University, Ottawa, 2011.

Program

  • PhD Candidate - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Program, University of British Columbia


Research Interests

  • Cancer Metastasis
  • Protein tyrosine phosphatases in cell signaling
  • Radiation Biology

Oral Presentations

  • Decotret, L., L. Li, C.J. Lim, K. Bennewith, and C.J. Pallen. (2018). Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Alpha (PTPα) positively regulates invadopodia-mediated cancer cell motility. UBC Pathology Day Conference, Vancouver, Canada. 
  • Decotret, L., and C.J. Pallen. (2017). Role of protein tyrosine phosphatase alpha in invadopodia formation and function. Progress in the Theme of Childhood Diseases (PITCH), Vancouver, Canada. 

Poster Presentations

  • Decotret, L., L. Li, C.J. Lim, K. Bennewith, and C.J. Pallen. (2018). Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Alpha (PTPα) regulates cancer cell invasion by promoting MMP-dependent invadopodia activity. BC Cancer Research Day, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Decotret, L., and C.J. Pallen. (2017). Protein tyrosine phosphatase alpha (PTPa) positively regulates invadopodia-mediated cancer cell motility. American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB), Philadelphia, USA.
  • Decotret, L., and C.J. Pallen. (2016). Protein tyrosine phosphatase alpha (PTPa) regulated invadopodia-mediated extracellular matrix degradation. Children and Family Research Institute Trainee Research Day, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Decotret, L., and C.J. Pallen. (2016). Protein tyrosine phosphatase alpha (PTPa) regulated invadopodia-mediated extracellular matrix degradation. UBC Pathology Day Conference, Vancouver, Canada. 

Awards

  • Terry Fox Foundation Initiative for Strategic Training in Transdisciplinary Radiation Science for the 21st Century (STARS21) Scholarship. (2018)
  • Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Foundation Graduate Studentship (2017)
  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Outstanding Graduate Student Award (2017)
  • BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute Methodology Trainee Travel Grant (2017)
  • Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (2017)
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine Graduate Award (2016)
  • UBC Pathology Day Poster Presentation Award (2016)
  • Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Fredrick Banting and Charles Best Canadian Graduate Scholarship – Master’s Award (2016)
  • TEVA Canada Scholarship (2015)
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine Graduate Award (2015)

Links

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