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  Home > Graduate Programs and Degrees Offered > Comparative and Molecular Biosciences > CMB Faculty > Catherine St. Hill
 

Catherine St. Hill

Dr. Catherine St. Hill

sthil001@umn.edu

Education

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Immunology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • PhD, Immunology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • D.V.M. University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • B.S. Long Island University - Southamptom College

Professional Societies

  • 2000 - present    American Veterinary Medical Association
  • 2000 - present    Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association
  • 2004 - present    American Association for Cancer Research

Instructional Areas

  • Immunology, Cancer Biology

Publications

See PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

Current Funding

  1. K08 CA111829-01A1 – C. A. St. Hill (PI) 09/29/2005 - 08/31/2011
    Role of sLeX-modified O-glycans in carcinoma metastasis
    National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute
    - The major goals of this project are to investigate the interactions of human colon carcinoma cells with the selectins and the contribution to metastasis.
     
  2. NIH/NCI/SBIR – Brian W. Lee (PI) 09/30/2008 – 08/31/2011
    Immunochemistry Technologies, LLC, Bloomington, MN
    C.A. St. Hill (PI on sub-contract)
    New fluorescent caspase detection probes to label apoptotic tumor cells in vivo
    - The major goals of this project are to optimize fluorescent bioimaging tools for labeling active intracellular caspase enzymes in a broad array of tumor types.
     
  3. COMOS Comparative Medicine Signature Program grant– C. A. St. Hill (co-PI)
    12/01/2009-11/30/2011
    Define the role of macrophage ADAM17 in mammary tumorigenesis
    CVM Research Office – University of Minnesota
    - The major goals of this project are to investigate the role of macrophage-expressed ADAM17 in the regulation of tumor formation and metastasis in mammary epithelial cells and breast carcinomas.
     
  4. Grant-in-Aid (GIA) grant – C. A. St. Hill (PI) 07/01/2010 – 01/15/2012
    The role of glycosyltransferases in colon carcinoma invasion
    Research, Artistry and Scholarship Program – University of Minnesota
    - The major goals of this project are to investigate the mechanisms by which the carbohydrate enzyme core2 β-1,6-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase (C2GnT1) regulates matrix metalloproteinases to promote colon cancer invasion.

Honors and Awards

1988 - 1992 Academic Excellence Award, Long Island University
1988 - 1992 Dean's List and Faculty Honors, Long Island University
1992 - 1994,
1998 - 2000
Health Sciences Minority High Ability Scholarship, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
1998 - 2000 Alvin Weber Fellowship, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
2000 Maxwell Award/Small Animal Oncology/Cardiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
2001 President's Award of Excellence, Guidant Corporation, Cardiac Rhythm Management
2001 - 2004 Minority Post-doctoral Fellow Research Supplement, National Heart Lung Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
2004 American Association for Cancer Research Minority Scholar Award in Cancer Research, Comprehensive Minority Biomedical Branch of the National Cancer Institute
2005 Points of Pride Research Days Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
2005 American Association for Cancer Research Minority Scholar Award in Cancer Research, Comprehensive Minority Biomedical Branch of the National Cancer Institute
2005 American Association of Immunologists Trainee-Junior Faculty Minority Scientist Travel Award, FASEB/Minority Access to Research Careers Program


 

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