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  • Gregory McCluskey, BSc, MSc

Supervisor:

Dr. Stephen L. Bearne

Program of Study:

PhD Candidate

Project Title:

Understanding the roles of CTP Synthase and gemcitabine in pancreatic cancer

Scholarships and/or Awards:

  • 2016 BHCRI/TFRI Cancer Research in Atlantic Canada Conference - first place poster presentation award
  • Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award 2015
  • Experimental Biology Boston 2015 – ASBMB best poster presentation for New Directions in Enzymology
  • IHRTP Graduate Student Research Day 2014 – first place poster presentation

Career Aspirations:

I am pursuing a career as an independent investigator of the biochemical basis of cancer, which will lend itself to a greater overall understanding of the disease and its treatment.

Location:

Dalhousie University

Publications:

McCluskey, G.D., Mohamady, S., Taylor, S.D., Bearne, S.L. (2016) Exploring the Potent Inhibition of CTP Synthase by Gemcitabine-5’-Triphosphate. ChemBioChem. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201600405 

McCluskey, G.D. Mohamady, S., Taylor, S.D., Bearne, S.L. (2016) Cover Picture: Exploring the Potent Inhibition of CTP Synthase by Gemcitabine-5’-Triphosphate. ChemBioChem. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201600600    

Holloway RW, Bogachev O, Bharadwaj AG, McCluskey GD, Majdalawieh AF, Zhang L & Ro HS. (2012) J Biol Chem. 287(46): 39171-81

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