As Editor-in-Chief of the Non-coding RNA Journal (ncRNA), on behalf of the Travel Award 2018 Committee, it is my pleasure to announce that the winner of the 2018 ncRNA Travel Award is Dr. Cristian Rodriguez-Aguayo. Dr. Cristian Rodriguez-Aguayo an Instructor at the Department of Experimental Therapeutics, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. His current research focuses on the understanding of the functional basis and biological mechanism by RBPs and non-coding RNAs promote cancer growth and tumor progression. He has co-authored more than 70 papers published in international peer-reviewed journals, he also has patents and book chapters.
On behalf of ncRNA, Dr. Rodriguez-Aguayo will be awarded 800 Swiss Francs to attend the TAT 2018 – Targeted Anticancer Therapies meeting that will be held 5– 7 March, 2018 in Paris, France. There, he will present his work on “Regulation of hnRNPA1 by microRNAs controls the miR-18a–KRAS axis in chemotherapy-resistant ovarian cancer”
Prof. Dr. George A. Calin,