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Randy Wei

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Randy
Wei
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UC Berkeley
B.A., Molecular and Cell Biology
University of Cambridge, UK
MPhil, Clinical Sciences
2003

Research

Dr. Wen-Hwa Lee
The Multifaceted Role of Hec1 in Mitosis
Dr. Brian Wong (ENT)
Dr. Taosheng Huang (Pediatric Genetics)
Dr. Wen-Hwa Lee (Biochemistry)
Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology
Wei R, Ngo B, Wu G, Lee WH., “Nek2 and PP1 modulate Hec1 on Serine 165 for spindle assembly checkpoint mediated by recruitment of Mad1/Mad2 to kinetochores,” Mol. Bio. Cell. Epub 2011

Chen Y, Chen C, Chiang HC, Pena M, Polci R, Wei R , Hansel D, Edwards R, Chen PL, and Riley DJ, “Mutation of NIMA-related kinase 1 (Nek1) leads to chromosome instability.” Mol. Cancer. 2011 10:5.

Wu G*, Wei R*, Cheng E, Ngo B, Lee WH., “Hec1 contributes to mitotic centrosomal microtubule growth for proper spindle assembly through interaction with Hice1”, Mol Biol Cell. 2009 Nov;20(22):4686-95.
* Both Authors Contributed Equally to this Work

Wu G, Lin YT, Wei R, Chen Y, Shan Z, Lee WH., “Hice1, a novel microtubule-associated protein required for maintenance of spindle integrity and chromosomal stability in human cells.” Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Jun;28(11):3652-62.

Da Costa V, Wei R, Lim R, Sun CH, Brown JJ, Wong BJ., “Nondestructive imaging of live human keloid and facial tissue using multiphoton microscopy.” Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2008 Jan-Feb;10(1):38-43.

Wei R, Younes M.,”Immunohistochemical detection of telomerase reverse transcriptase in colorectal adenocarcinoma and benign colonic mucosa.” Hum Pathol. 2002 Jul;33(7):693-6.
Oct 2011
American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
Miami, FL
Poster Presentation

Dec 2010
American Society of Cell Biology 50th Annual Conference
Philadelphia, PA
Poster Presentation – “Nek2 phosphorylates Hec1 on Serine 165 for spindle assembly checkpoint via recruitment of Mad1/Mad2 to kinetochores”

May 2010
PhD Thesis Defense
UC Irvine, Irvine, CA
Oral Presentation – “Nek2 phosphorylates Hec1 on Serine 165 for spindle assembly checkpoint via recruitment of Mad1/Mad2 to kinetochores”

May 2009
American Physician Scientist Association Annual Meeting
Poster Presentation

Feb 2009
Department of Biological Chemistry Graduate Student Seminar Series
UC Irvine, Irvine, CA
Oral Presentation – “Nek2 phosphorylates Hec1 on Serine 165 for spindle assembly checkpoint via recruitment of Mad1/Mad2 to kinetochores”

June 2008
Department of Defense Breast Cancer Program – Era of Hope Meeting
Baltimore, MA
Poster Presentation – “Phosphorylation of Hec1 by Nek2 affects Bipolar Spindle Morphology”

Feb 2006
American Laryngological Rhinological and Otological Society - Middle & Western Section Combined Meeting
Poster Presentation - “Multi-Photon Imaging of Collagen and Elastin in Fresh Ex Vivo Human, Porcine, and Rabbit Vocal Fold”

Mar 2005
National Student Research Forum – 45th Annual Conference
University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston, Galveston, TX
Poster Presentation – “Non-destructive Method using Second Harmonic Generation to Image Collagen and Elastin in Human Laryngeal Tissue”

Accolades

2006 to 2009
Department of Defense Predoctoral Fellowship ($99,500 Awarded)
Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program – Breast Cancer Research Program
May 2009
Best Graduate Student Speaker Award
UCI Department of Biological Chemistry Spring Student Speaker Series

May 2007
Best Speaker at MSTP Retreat

May 2007
MSTP Volunteering Award

May 2002
UC Berkeley Department of Molecular and Cell Biology I.L. Chaikoff Award

June 2001
New York University School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Aug 2000
University of California President’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship

June 2000
Baylor College of Medicine Summer Medical Research Training Program

Alumni

Radiation Oncology
UC Irvine
UC Irvine
Resident
2012

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