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My Work in Genomics Research Led Me to a Genetic Counseling Career

 My name is Camille Cooley and I am a graduate of UC Santa Cruz class of 2016, with a major in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology.  I was recently accepted into the Genetic Counseling Program through UC Irvine’s School of Medicine, and I am very excited to...

From Its Computational Roots, Treehouse Branches Out And Into The Lab

Anouk van den Bout (L), Camille Cooley and Holly Beale (R) pose in the new Vaske Lab. van den Bout will be taking over lab management from Cooley during summer, 2019.   A three-year, $450,000 grant awarded by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in...

RNA Sequencing May Be Able to Help Target Therapies for Pediatric Cancers

Comparative RNA sequencing analysis, conducted across four precision medicine studies, was feasible and potentially useful for 68% of children with cancer Laura Joszt | AJMC | November 16, 2019 Genomic profiling of tumors has become standard in oncology, but tumors in...

UC Santa Cruz receives $400,000 grant for pediatric cancer research

Funds support the Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative in improving clinical care and treatment option Elaine Ingalls | Santa Cruz Sentinel | August 16, 2019 SANTA CRUZ — UC Santa Cruz has received $400,000 as one of 55 grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for...


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Be Bold, Be Bald: Join our St. Baldrick’s Shave Event 🍀🍀🍀

Our 3rd Annual St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute and Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative, is Wednesday, October 24. We’ll be rockin’ the bald to raise money for childhood cancer research, from 1pm-3pm, outside of the Science...



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