Laura Christensen, MS, BS

Research Engineering/ Scientist Assistant III



Lab Manager Extraordinaire

"Purchase Orderly"

Lab Designer



Master of Science in Biology at Colorado College

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Colorado College



Boulware SB, Christensen LA, Thames H, Coghlan L, Vasquez KM, Finch RA.Triplex-forming oligonucleotides targeting c-MYC potentiate the anti-tumor activity of gemcitabine in a mouse model of human cancer. Mol Carcinog. 2013 May 16. doi: 10.1002/mc.22026. [Epub ahead of print]

Christensen LA, Wang H, Van Houten B, Vasquez KM. Efficient processing of TFO-directed psoralen DNA interstrand crosslinks by the UvrABC nuclease. Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Dec;36(22):7136-45. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkn880. Epub 2008 Nov 7.

Christensen LA, Finch RA, Booker AJ, Vasquez KM. Targeting oncogenes to improve breast cancer chemotherapy. Cancer Res. 2006 Apr 15;66(8):4089-94.

Wang G, Christensen LA, Vasquez KM.Z-DNA-forming sequences generate large-scale deletions in mammalian cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Feb 21;103(8):2677-82. Epub 2006 Feb 10.

Wu Q, Christensen LA, Legerski RJ, Vasquez KM. Mismatch repair participates in error-free processing of DNA interstrand crosslinks in human cells. EMBO Rep. 2005 Jun;6(6):551-7.

Christensen LA, Conti CJ, Fischer SM, Vasquez KM. Mutation frequencies in murine keratinocytes as a function of carcinogenic status. Mol Carcinog. 2004 Jun;40(2):122-33. Erratum in: Mol Carcinog. 2004 Sep;41(1):67.