Rebecca Nance

Rebecca Nance, Ph.D.

Assistant Scientist

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 294-4035
Business Email: rebeccanance@ufl.edu

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2024-2025
VEM5872C Veterinary Medical & Radiation Oncology Clerkship

Research Profile

Dr. Rebecca Nance, an assistant scientist, joined the faculty in December 2023. Her research interests, which are primarily focused around osteosarcoma, include elucidation of tumoral heterogeneity, mechanisms of metastases and acquired drug resistance, and the interaction between immune and malignant cells within tumor.

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-3269-6802

Areas of Interest
  • Elucidation of Tumoral Heterogeneity
  • Interaction between immune and malignant cells within tumor
  • Mechanisms of Metastases and Acquired Drug Resistance
  • Osteosarcoma

Publications

2023
Single-Nuclei Multiome (ATAC + Gene Expression) Sequencing of a Primary Canine Osteosarcoma Elucidates Intra-Tumoral Heterogeneity and Characterizes the Tumor Microenvironment
International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 24(22) [DOI] 10.3390/ijms242216365. [PMID] 38003552.
2022
Canine models of human cancer: Bridging the gap to improve precision medicine
Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science. 189(1):67-99 [DOI] 10.1016/bs.pmbts.2021.12.003. [PMID] 35595353.
2022
Characterization of Canine Adenovirus Type 2 Virus Infection Pattern in Canine and Human Cell Lines
Advances in Virology. 2022:1-10 [DOI] 10.1155/2022/3658970. [PMID] 36591003.
2022
Development of OX40 agonists for canine cancer immunotherapy
iScience. 25(10) [DOI] 10.1016/j.isci.2022.105158. [PMID] 36217551.
2022
Transcriptomic Analysis of Canine Osteosarcoma from a Precision Medicine Perspective Reveals Limitations of Differential Gene Expression Studies
Genes. 13(4) [DOI] 10.3390/genes13040680. [PMID] 35456486.
2021
In vitro functional genetic modification of canine adenovirus type 2 genome by CRISPR/Cas9
Laboratory Investigation. 101(12):1627-1636 [DOI] 10.1038/s41374-021-00654-x. [PMID] 34417549.
2020
A method for isolating RNA from canine bone
BioTechniques. 68(6):311-317 [DOI] 10.2144/btn-2019-0153. [PMID] 32301333.

Education

Ph.D. – Biomedical Sciences, Computational Biology
2023 · Auburn University
B.S. – Biomedical Sciences, French
2017 · Auburn University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4035
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100126
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
2015 SW 16TH AVE
GAINESVILLE FL 32608