Samantha Hill

PhD Candidate

Research Advisor:

Ghassan Mouneimne

Research Topic: 

My focus is to understand the role of the estrogen receptor in promoting durotaxis in ER+ breast cancer through increased mechanosensitivity.

Selected Publications:

Litchfield, K., Stanislaw S., [et. al., including Hill, S.M.] Representative Sequencing: Unbiased Sampling of Solid Tumor Tissue. Cell Reports 31, 107550 (2020).

Litchfield, K., Stanislaw S., [et.al., including Hill, S.M] Representative Sequencing: Unbiased Sampling of Solid Tumor Tissue. Cell Reports (Accepted)

Padilla-Rodriguez, M., Parker, S.S., Adams, D.G., Westerling, T., Puleo, J., Watson, A., Hill, S.M., Noon, M., Gaudin, R., Tong, D., Roe, D.J., Knudson, B., Mouneimne, G., The Actin Cytoskeletal Architecture of Estrogen Receptor Positive Breast Cancer Cells Suppresses Invasion. Nature Communications 9, 2980 (2018).

Turajlic, S., Xu, H., Litchfield, K., [et. al., including Hill, S.M.] Tracking Cancer Evolution Reveals Constrained Routes to Metastases: TRACERx Renal. Cell 173, 1-14 (2018)

Degrees

  • University of Arizona, BS, Biochemistry, 2014