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Weston Porter

Professor-Joint Appointment

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Phone: (979) 845-0733

Mailstop: 4458

Department: VIBS

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Education

  • Ph.D. Toxicology, Texas A&M University 1996
  • B.S. Genetics, Texas A&M University 1991

Scholarly Interests

My laboratory is interested in determining the role of factors in normal development and how disruption of these pathways results in associated pathologies.

Publications

Polyphenols of selected peach and plum genotypes reduce cell viability and inhibit proliferation of breast cancer cells while not affecting normal cells.
Vizzotto M, Porter W, Byrne D, Cisneros-Zevallos L
Food Chem. 2014 164(164):363-70.
GD3 synthase regulates epithelial-mesenchymal transition and metastasis in breast cancer.
Sarkar TR, Battula VL, Werden SJ, Vijay GV, Ramirez-Peña EQ, Taube JH, Chang JT, Miura N, Porter W, Sphyris N, Andreeff M, Mani SA
Oncogene. 2014
A comparison of lamellar and penetrating keratoplasty outcomes: a registry study.
Coster DJ, Lowe MT, Keane MC, Williams KA, Australian Corneal Graft Registry Contributors
Ophthalmology. 2014 121(5):979-87.


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