Niko Moses


Niko Moses
Senior Student

Dissertation Mentor: Xiaohong (Mary) Zhang, Ph.D.

Competitive GRA Awardee 2019-2020
2019 People's Choice Poster Presentation, 9th Annual Cancer Biology Research Symposium
2018 Graduate Student Research Day Oral Presentation- Second Place
Competitive GRA Awardee 2018-2019
2018 Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Phase III Career Exploration Opportunity Recipient: Technology Commercialization Office
2018 KCI Molecular Therapeutics Symposium 3rd Place Poster Presentation: HDAC6 Regulates Chk1 Stability in Response to Ionizing Radiation-Induced DNA Damage

AAAS-CASE Workshop - BEST Blog
American Association for the Advancement of Science: Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (AAAS-CASE) Workshop and Hill Day 2018 Sponsored Student and Travel Award Recipient
2016 - 2017 Ruth L. Kirschenstein Research Training Recipient (T32-CA009531), Wayne State University
2016 Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium Travel Award Recipient 
2016 American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Introductory Course in Immunology Attendee and IFG Travel Award Recipient
Cancer Biology Director's Award, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2014

Professional Development/ Committees:

2019 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Ambassador, Research and Advocacy Planning Committee. 

Zhang M, Hu C, Moses N, Haakenson J, Xiang S, Quan D, Fang B, Yang Z, Bai W, Bepler G, Li GM, Zhang XM. HDAC6 regualtes DNA damage response via deacetylating MLH1. J Biol Chem. 2019;294:5813-26.

Wu JY, Moses N, Bai W, Zhang XM. Implications of the HDAC6-ERK1 Feed-Forward Loop in Immunotherapy. J Immunological Sci. 2018;2:59-68.

Moses N, Zhang X. "The five families of DNA repair proteins and their functionally relevant post-transcriptional modifications". Ubiquitination and DNA Repair, ISBN 978-953-51-5497. InTechOpen. Accepted Nov 2017. 

B.S. Cell and Molecular Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Medfield, MA