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Kristina  Y.  Aguilera

Kristina Y. Aguilera


B.S. in Microbiology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, 2010

Current position

Senior Ph.D. Candidate at Department of Surgery at the Hamon Center of Therapeutic Oncology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX


  1. Aguilera, K. Y. and Brekken, R. A. (2014). Hypoxia Studies with Pimonidazole in Vivo. Bio-protocol 4(19): e1254.
  2. Aguilera, K. Y., Rivera, L. B., Hur, H., Carbon, J. G., Toombs, J. E., Goldstein, C. D., Dellinger, M. T., Castrillon, D. H. and Brekken, R. A. (2014). Collagen signaling enhances tumor progression after anti-VEGF therapy in a murine model of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Cancer Res 74(4): 1032-1044.
  3. Aguilera, K. Y. and Brekken, R. A. (2014). Recruitment and retention: factors that affect pericyte migration. Cell Mol Life Sci 71(2): 299-309.
  4. Yichoy, M., Duarte, T. T., De Chatterjee, A., Mendez, T. L., Aguilera, K. Y., Roy, D., Roychowdhury, S., Aley, S. B. and Das, S. (2011). Lipid metabolism in Giardia: a post-genomic perspective. Parasitology 138(3): 267-278.
Protocols by Kristina Y. Aguilera
  1. Hypoxia Studies with Pimonidazole in vivo