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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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  • 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.


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. ; 121(5):979-87.
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.
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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. ; 164:363-70.

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