Events Highlights

Recent ARCS Events

Shannon Fortin - UA Eller Scholar

Shannon received a B.S. in Biochemistry at Arizona State University.  Her research focuses on what causes the tumor cell invasion and resistance to chemotherapy that is descriptive of glioblasoma multiforme (GBM), a form of brain tumor.  She is studying the genetic signature of brain tumors and consequent molecular signaling responsible for tumor invasion.

What our ARCS Phoenix Scholars Are Saying...

"The ARCS events provided a support network with the members and among the ARCS Scholars at my university.  The ARCS members are a phenomenal group of women who I value for the encouragement and support."

Marina Cholanian - UA Steele Foundation Scholar

Marina received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Her research involves the investigation of neuroendocrine mechanisms underlying the control of human reproduction. Specifically, her interest lies in the role of a subpopulation of neurons, called neurokinin B (NKB), in regulation the appropriate hormonal release manifesting the onset of puberty and of menopause.