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Irish Association for Cancer Research Conference Feb. 2019: Two awards for PhD Student Romina Silva

Romina Silva was awarded the inaugural Prof. Patrick Johnston IACR Award for excellence in cancer research outreach in the annual IACR conference (2019). This award was given based on her lay talk entitled “Understanding therapeutic resistance – following cancer’s breadcrumb trail”.

She was also awarded an IACR AOIFA Seed Funding award (6,000€). She will use it to develop a technical approach to detect ovarian cancer mutations in cell-free DNA using ddPCR.