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Rolando Ruiz-Vega

Education:

B.S., Biological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton; Ph.D., Biomedical Science, University of California, Irvine

Dissertation:

Melanoma growth is regulated by the RboJ GTPase

Thesis Advisor:

Anand Ganesan, Professor of Biological Chemistry, University of California, Irvine

Research Topic:

Mathematical Modeling of stochastic initiation and growth arrest of melanocytic nevi

Mentor:

Arthur Lander, Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine

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