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EDUCATION


Doctor of Philosophy in GeneticsCase Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA. 2000 – 2005.

Master of Science in Biological SciencesCalifornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, USA. 1999 – 2000.

Bachelor of Science in BiologyCalifornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, USA. 1995 – 1998.


 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston, TX, USA. Senior Research Associate, Cancer Research Program. Neal G. Copeland, PhD and Nancy A. Jenkins, PhD Laboratory. 2011 – 2016. 

Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology, Republic of Singapore. Post-doctoral Research Associate, Mammalian Genetic Laboratory. Neal G. Copeland, PhD and Nancy A. Jenkins, PhD Laboratory. 2008 – 2011. 

Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology, Republic of Singapore. Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Mammalian Genetic Laboratory. Neal G. Copeland, PhD and Nancy A. Jenkins, PhD Laboratory. 2006 – 2008.

National Cancer Institute - Frederick, Frederick, MD, USA. Cancer Research Training Award FellowMouse Cancer Genetics Program. Neal G. Copeland, PhD and Nancy A. Jenkins, PhD Laboratory. 2005 – 2006.


 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS, ACTIVITIES, AND AWARDS


Active Member, American Association of Cancer Research, since 2003.

Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Medicine Award for Excellence in Peer Reviewed Publication (Apr 2016).

Selected participant at the 24th Annual Short Course on Experimental Models of Human Cancer at The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, 15–22 August 2015.

AACR-Millennium Scholar-in-Training Award Recipient in recognition of promising cancer research and the submission of a meritorious proffered paper selected for presentation at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013 (Apr 2013). 


 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston, TX, USA. CME Faculty for the Houston Methodist Cancer Center Symposium. 2014-2015

Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology, Republic of Singapore. Lecturer for Student Outreach 2007 (STUDOR) section on Mammalian Genetics. 2007.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, USA. Graduate Teaching Associate, Biology of Cancer, Genetics Laboratory, and Biology Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences. Jan 1999 – 2000.


 

SELECTED ORAL PRESENTATIONS


Mann MB. Harnessing Transposon Mutagenesis for Melanoma Research. Society for Melanoma Research 2015 International Congress, San Francisco, CA, USA, 18–21 Nov 2015.

Mann MB. Cooperating Oncogenic Drivers in a Preclinical Myeloid Leukemia Model. Houston Methodist Cancer Symposium, Houston, Texas, USA, 19 Jun 2015.

Mann MB. Leukemogenic Pathway Discovery using Sleeping Beauty Mutagenesis. Houston Methodist Cancer Symposium, Houston, Texas, USA, 14 Apr 2014.

Mann MB, Adams DA, Copeland NG and Jenkins NA. Melanoma Gene Discovery: Genomic and Genetic Approaches. 10th Annual Otago Genomics Facility Meeting, Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand, 18 Feb 2011.

Mann MB, Copeland NG and Jenkins NA. Harnessing Transposons for Cancer Gene Discovery. Emerging Mutagenesis Strategies Symposium at the ComBio2008 meeting, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 21–25 Sept 2008.


 

SELECTED ABSTRACTS


Mann MB, Mann KM, Newberg JY, Black MA, Jenkins NA, and Copeland NG. Cooperating Oncogenic Myeloid Leukemia Drivers Revealed By Single Cell Genome Sequencing. 24th Annual Short Course On Experimental Models Of Human Cancer, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, 2015 Aug 15–22.

Mann KM , Newberg JY, Navin NE, Adams DA, Jenkins NA, Copeland NG, and Mann MB. Sleeping Beauty uncovers cooperating driver genes in a preclinical mouse model of myeloid leukemia. American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, 2015 Apr 20 (Oral Presentation), [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research; 2015 Apr 18–22; Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia (PA): AACR; Cancer Res 2015;75(15 Suppl):Abstract nr 2893. doi:10.1158/1538–7445.AM2015–2893

Mann MB, Black MA, Ward JM, Bosenberg MW, McMahon MA, Print CG, Adams DJ, Copeland NG and Jenkins NA. Sleeping Beauty mutagenesis identifies genes and pathways that cooperate with BrafV600E in melanoma initiation and progression. Genome-Based Discovery in Human Cancer Minisymposium at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., Apr 2013 (Oral presentation). [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 104thAnnual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research; 2013 Apr 6–10; Washington, DC. Philadelphia (PA): AACR; Cancer Res 2013;73(8 Suppl):Abstract number 1116. doi: 10.1158/1538–7445.AM2013–1116

 

PUBLICATIONS


See listing in PAPERS tab.