Awards

Active Research Grants

Springboard Initiative (Hastings, PI) 2016-2020

University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix

 

Valley Research Partnership P1 (Hastings, PI and mentor for post-doctoral fellow Dr. Lydia Meador) 01/2018-12/2018

University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix

GILT as a novel regulator of oxidative stress and proliferation in human melanoma

 

Valley Research Partnership P2 (Hastings and Homsi, co-PI) 2015-2017

University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix

GILT in metastatic melanoma outcome

 

NIH/NIAMS R03-AR063259 (Hastings, PI) 2013-2017

GILT and regulation of Treg development in cutaneous autoimmunity

 

Skin Cancer Research Seed Grant (Hastings, PI) 2015-2017

Skin Cancer Institute/University of Arizona Cancer Center

GILT as a prognostic marker in primary melanoma

 

Valley Research Partnership P1 (Hastings, PI and mentor for medical student Hari Menon) 2016-2017

University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix

Inducers of GILT expression in inflamed nevi and melanoma

 

Collaborative research agreement (Hastings, PI) 2012-present

Ventana Medical Systems

 

Research Grants Completed last 3 years

Valley Research Partnership P1 (Hastings, PI and mentor for medical student Ken Johnson) 2015-2017

University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix

GILT in cross-presentation of melanoma antigen gp100

 

Arizona Biomedical Research Commission (Hastings, PI) 2011-2014

Regulation of immune tolerance to melanoma

 

Adaptive Biotechnologies Young Investigator Award (Rausch, PI) 2013-2014

Effect of GILT expression in antigen presenting cells on the T cell repertoire that responds to melanoma

 

NIH/NIAMS K08-AR053288 (Hastings, PI) 2007-2013

MHC class II antigen processing and immune recognition of melanoma

 

NIH/NCI T32-CA009213 (Martinez, PI) 2010-2013

Cancer Biology Training Grant

Hannah Phipps-Yonas, post-doctoral trainee; Karen Hastings, mentor

 

Travel Awards last 3 years

2016

Travel for Outside Professional Development, Department of Basic Medical Sciences (Hastings)

Travel Grant for the International Congress of Immunology, American Association of Immunologists (Hastings)

 

2015

Laboratory Travel Grant, American Association of Immunologists (Hastings)

 

2013

Early Career Faculty Travel Grant, American Association of Immunologists (Hastings)

Trainee Abstract Award, American Association of Immunologists (Rausch)