Frieda Chan

Molecular Biosciences


In vivo gene therapy for immune deficiencies, Patent Application, 2017

G-CSF/AMD3100 treatment and in vivo foamy virus vector therapy promote rapid immune recovery in SCID-X1 canines, In preparation, 2017

Inefficient homology-directed recombination with I-SceI in primary canine hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells, Human Gene Therapy, In submission, 2017

Functional and Molecular Features of the Id4+ Germline Stem Cell Population in Mouse Testes, Genes and Development 2014

Presentations and Invited Talks:


  • American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Conference, San Diego, CA
  • Mixed Chimerism Investigator's Meeting, Seattle, WA
  • The American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) Annual Conference, Washington DC
  • Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory: Gem Cells Meeting, Cold Springs Harbor, NY
  • Wiley Research Exposition, Pullman
  • Gordon Research Conference: Mammalian Reproduction, New London, NH
  • Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Northwest Reproductive Sciences Symposium, Cle Elum, WA
  • Center for Reproductive Biology, Cle Elum, WA
  • Society of the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada
  • Center for Reproductive Biology, Pullman, WA

Grants and Awards:

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

  • Business Development and Industry Relations Fellowship 2017
  • Meritorious Abstract Award (19th Annual ASGCT Meeting), 2016

Washington State Unversity

  • NIH Molecular Biosciences Training Grant (Award # T32GM083864) Trainee 2014
  • The Bruce Gibbins Graduate Travel Fellowship 2014
  • Gordon Research Conference Travel Grant 2014
  • Steven Fodor and Janelle Benoit Graduate Fellowship 2013
  • 2nd place for Outstanding Pre-doctoral Scientific Presentation at the 17th Annual Center for Reproductive Biology Retreat 2013
  • J.C.Ross, V. Ross, & A.J. Ross Medical Microbiology Endowment Fund 2012
  • NSF Biological and Mathematical Summer Research Grant Trainee 2011
Stony Brook University
  • NSF Research Fund for the Gifl Power 21st Century Project 2003-2008
  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Grant 2005
  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Grant 2005
University of Michigan
  • Nelson Hauenstein Memorial Scholarship 2003
  • Rober and Sylvia Zell Memorial Scholarship 2002
  • J&V McIntosh Memorial Scholarship 2001
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Full Tuition Scholarship 1997-2001

Teaching Experience:

Washington State University

  • Recitation T.A., Introduction to Biochemistry, MBios 303, Spring 2013, Spring 2015
  • Lab T.A., Introduction to Molecular Biology, Biol 107, Fall 2012
  •  Lab T.A., Introduction to Biology, Biol 102, Fall 2011-Spring 2012
  • Lab T.A., Introduction to Microbiology, MBios 101, Fall 2010-Spring 2011

Spokane Community College

  • Lab T.A., Microbiology, Biol 260, Spring-Summer 2010

Research Experience:

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Clinical Research Division

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Hans-Peter Kiem MD (2015-present)

Washington State University

  • Graduate researcher, Dr. Patricia Hunt (2014-2015)
  • Graduate researcher, Dr. Jon Oatley, the mechanisms within spermatogonial stem cells that regulate self-renewal and differentiation (2012-2014)
  • Graduate researcher, Dr. Michael Griswold, the actions of retinoic acid and the genes responsible for the entry of spermatogonia into the differentiation pathway could lead to new approaches to contraception (2012)
  • Graduate researcher, Dr. Michael Smerdon and Dr. John Wyrick, the role of chromatin structure in regulating DNA repair in yeast (2011)
  • Undergrad researcher, UBM stipend,  Dr. Elissa Schwartz (WSU) and Dr. Larry Forney (UI), network modeling and predator-prey model on human vaginal microbiome (2011)
  • Undergrad researcher, Dr. Wenfeng An's lab, Mammalian LINE-1 Research (2010-11)
  • Undergrad researcher, Prof. Erin Griffin, Antifungal Properties of Streptomyces R103 (2010)

Girl Power 21st Century, SUNY Stony Brook(2003-2005)

  • Girl power 21st Century is a three-year project, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that addresses the need for early education intervention to increase the number of women pursuing technical education and careers. 
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