M.HuynhMichaela Huynh
Year in Program: MY4
Undergrad University: Texas A&M University
Mentor: Lawrence Sowers, PhD
Graduate Program: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Michaela Huynh

Michaela is studying the role of oxidative DNA damage in uterine pathology.

  • 2015 Robert Harrison, MD, Memorial MD/PhD Endowment
  • 2015 Biological Chemistry Student Organization Award
  • 1st place Basic Sciences category poster at the 2015 Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women's Health Poster Forum
  • 2014 Graduate Student Organization Award
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Texas A&M University (2011)
  • Century Scholars Scholarship Program, Texas A&M University (2007-2011)
  • Patel PR, Huynh M, Alvarez CA, Jones D, Jennings K, Snyder RR. (2015). Postpartum Teenagers' Views on Providing Contraception in School-Based Health Clinics. J of Women’s Health. 25(1), 32-37. DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2015.5285
  • Pavon, J. A., Eser, B., Huynh, M. T., & Fitzpatrick, P. F. (2010). Single turnover kinetics of tryptophan hydroxylase: evidence for a new intermediate in the reaction of the aromatic amino acid hydroxylases. Biochemistry, 49(35), 7563-71. American Chemical Society. DOI: 10.1021/bi100744r
  • Michaela Huynh, B.S., Pooja R. Patel, M.D., Eduardo Eyzaguirre, M.D., Sandra Hatch, M.D., Lawrence C. Sowers, Ph.D.  "The Occurrence of Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species in Normal Endometrial Tissues Might Explain Signature Hotspot Mutations Found in the PTEN Gene in Endometrial Adenocarcinoma " Experts in Gynecology Oncology. May 2016. (Oral presentation)
  • Huynh M, Patel P, Hatch S, Sowers LC. Oxidative Damage in Benign Endometrial Tissue. Mar 2015. Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women's Health Poster Forum(Poster)