John R. Lozada

UMN MSTP student John Lozada

Email: lozad026@umn.edu

Entering Class: 2021

Education: 
University of Rochester
Molecular Genetics major, Business minor
B.S., 2021

John is currently in the first year of Medical School training and is rotating through labs while preparing to select a thesis advisor.

Publications:

For work prior to the UMN MSTP:

Beca F, Sebastiao APM, Pareja F, Dessources K, Lozada JR, Geyer F, Selenica P, Zeizafoun N, Wen HY, Norton L, Brogi E, Weigelt B, Reis-Filho JS. Whole-exome analysis of metaplastic breast carcinomas with extensive osseous differentiation. Histopathology. 2020 Aug;77(2):321-326.

Xu B, Barbieri AL, Bishop JA, Chiosea SI, Dogan S, Di Palma S, Faquin WC, Ghossein R, Hyrcza M, Jo VY, Lewis JS Jr, Lozada JR, Michal M, Pareja FG, Perez-Ordonez B, Prasad ML, Purgina B, Reis-Filho JS, Scognamiglio T, Sebastiao APM, Seethala RR, Skálová A, Smith SM, Tekkeşin MS, Thompson LDR, Wasseman JK, Wenig BM, Weinreb I, Katabi N. Histologic Classification and Molecular Signature of Polymorphous Adenocarcinoma (PAC) and Cribriform Adenocarcinoma of Salivary Gland (CASG): An International Interobserver Study. Am J Surg Pathol. 2020 Apr;44(4):545-552. PMCID: PMC7437128

Pareja F, da Silva EM, Frosina D, Geyer FC, Lozada JR, Basili T, Da Cruz Paula A, Zhong E, Derakhshan F, D'Alfonso T, Wen HY, Giri DD, Hayes MM, Krings G, Bhargava R, Palazzo JP, Rakha EA, Hoda SA, Sanders ME, Collins LC, Schnitt SJ, Chen YY, Weigelt B, Jungbluth AA, Reis-Filho JS, Brogi E. Immunohistochemical analysis of IDH2 R172 hotspot mutations in breast papillary neoplasms: applications in the diagnosis of tall cell carcinoma with reverse polarity. Mod Pathol. 2020 Jun;33(6):1056-1064. PMCID: PMC7286791

Sebastiao APM, Xu B, Lozada JR, Pareja F, Geyer FC, Da Cruz Paula A, da Silva EM, Ghossein RA, Weinreb I, de Noronha L, Weigelt B, Reis-Filho JS, Katabi N. Histologic spectrum of polymorphous adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland harbor genetic alterations affecting PRKD genes. Mod Pathol. 2020 Jan;33(1):65-73. PMCID: PMC6930326

Li A, Geyer FC, Blecua P, Lee JY, Selenica P, Brown DN, Pareja F, Lee SSK, Kumar R, Rivera B, Bi R, Piscuoglio S, Wen HY, Lozada JR, Gularte-Mérida R, Cavallone L; kConFab Investigators, Rezoug Z, Nguyen-Dumont T, Peterlongo P, Tondini C, Terkelsen T, Rønlund K, Boonen SE, Mannerma A, Winqvist R, Janatova M, Rajadurai P, Xia B, Norton L, Robson ME, Ng PS, Looi LM, Southey MC, Weigelt B, Soo-Hwang T, Tischkowitz M, Foulkes WD, Reis-Filho JS. Homologous recombination DNA repair defects in PALB2-associated breast cancers. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2019 Nov 19;5:44. PMCID: PMC6864058

Lozada JR, Geyer FC, Selenica P, Brown D, Alemar B, Merghoub T, Berger MF, Busam KJ, Halpern AC, Weigelt B, Reis-Filho JS, Hollmann TJ. Massively parallel sequencing analysis of benign melanocytic naevi. Histopathology. 2019 Jul;75(1):29-38. PMCID:PMC6752735

Pareja F, Brandes AH, Basili T, Selenica P, Geyer FC, Fan D, Da Cruz Paula A, Kumar R, Brown DN, Gularte-Mérida R, Alemar B, Bi R, Lim RS, de Bruijn I, Fujisawa S, Gardner R, Feng E, Li A, da Silva EM, Lozada JR, Blecua P, Cohen-Gould L, Jungbluth AA, Rakha EA, Ellis IO, Edelweiss MIA, Palazzo J, Norton L, Hollmann T, Edelweiss M, Rubin BP, Weigelt B, Reis-Filho JS. Loss-of-function mutations in ATP6AP1 and ATP6AP2 in granular cell tumors. Nat Commun. 2018 Aug 30;9(1):3533. PMCID: PMC6117336

Lozada JR, Basili T, Pareja F, Alemar B, Paula ADC, Gularte-Merida R, Giri DD, Querzoli P, Cserni G, Rakha EA, Foschini MP, Reis-Filho JS, Brogi E, Weigelt B, Geyer FC. Solid papillary breast carcinomas resembling the tall cell variant of papillary thyroid neoplasms (solid papillary carcinomas with reverse polarity) harbour recurrent mutations affecting IDH2 and PIK3CA: a validation cohort. Histopathology. 2018 Aug;73(2):339-344. PMCID: PMC6783257

Geyer FC, Li A, Papanastasiou AD, Smith A, Selenica P, Burke KA, Edelweiss M, Wen HC, Piscuoglio S, Schultheis AM, Martelotto LG, Pareja F, Kumar R, Brandes A, Fan D, Basili T, Da Cruz Paula A, Lozada JR, Blecua P, Muenst S, Jungbluth AA, Foschini MP, Wen HY, Brogi E, Palazzo J, Rubin BP, Ng CKY, Norton L, Varga Z, Ellis IO, Rakha EA, Chandarlapaty S, Weigelt B, Reis-Filho JS. Recurrent hotspot mutations in HRAS Q61 and PI3K-AKT pathway genes as drivers of breast adenomyoepitheliomas. Nat Commun. 2018 May 8;9(1):1816. PMCID: PMC5940840

Lozada JR, Burke KA, Maguire A, Pareja F, Lim RS, Kim J, Gularte-Merida R, Murray MP, Brogi E, Weigelt B, Reis-Filho JS, Geyer FC. Myxoid fibroadenomas differ from conventional fibroadenomas: a hypothesis-generating study. Histopathology. 2017 Oct;71(4):626-634. PMCID: PMC5597459