Kevin J.Y. Lin

UMN MSTP student Noah Gavil


Entering Class: 2016

University of California, Berkeley
Bioengineering major
B.S., 2013

Honors and Awards: 

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows, National Cancer Institute, 2021-2024

MSTP Student Governance:

  • Student Advisory Commitee, 2020-2021

Thesis Advisor: Chad Myers, Ph.D.

Publications (pubmed)

Stroik S, Kurtz K, Lin K, Karachenets S, Myers CL, Bielinsky AK, Hendrickson EA. EXO1 resection at G-quadruplex structures facilitates resolution and replication. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 May 21;48(9):4960-4975. PMCID: PMC7229832

Work prior to the UMN MSTP:

Sanlorenzo M, Vujic I, Esteve-Puig R, Lai K, Vujic M, Lin K, Posch C, Dimon M, Moy A, Zekhtser M, Johnston K, Gho D, Ho W, Gajjala A, Oses Prieto J, Burlingame A, Daud A, Rappersberger K, Ortiz-Urda S. The lincRNA MIRAT binds to IQGAP1 and modulates the MAPK pathway in NRAS mutant melanoma. Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 19;8(1):10902. PMCID: PMC5053443

Visperas PR, Wilson CG, Winger JA, Yan Q, Lin K, Arkin MR, Weiss A, Kuriyan J. Identification of Inhibitors of the Association of ZAP-70 with the T Cell Receptor by High-Throughput Screen. SLAS Discov. 2017 Mar;22(3):324-331. PMCID: PMC5491343

Sanlorenzo M, Vujic I, Daud A, Algazi A, Gubens M, Luna SA, Lin K, Quaglino P, Rappersberger K, Ortiz-Urda S. Pembrolizumab Cutaneous Adverse Events and Their Association With Disease Progression. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Nov;151(11):1206-1212. PMCID: PMC5061067

Dillon AB, Lin K, Kwong A, Ortiz S. Immunotherapy in Melanoma, Gastrointestinal (GI), and Pulmonary Malignancies. AIMS Public Health. 2015 Mar 24;2(1):86-114. Review. PMCID: PMC5690372