2016 Campuswide Symposium on Basic Cancer Research

2016 UCI Campuswide Symposium

On Basic Cancer Research

May 7, 2016
105 Sprague Hall
Sponsored by: The University of California, Irvine
Cancer Research Institute

More Information to be announced



8:30 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:05 Welcome – Marian Waterman, Director, UCI Cancer Research Institute
9:05 – 9:35 David Fruman, “Repurposing Statins to Enhance Efficacy of Venetoclax in Lymphoma”
9:35 – 10:05 Kai Kessenbrock, “Understanding Breast Tumorigenesis in Single Cell Resolution”
10:05 – 10:35 Devon Lawson, “Single-Cell Analysis of Intratumor Heterogeneity in Cancer Progression and Metastasis”
 10:35-10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:15  Scott Atwood, “Basal Cell Carcinoma and the Evolution of Drug Resistance”
11:15 – 11:45 Gultekin Gulsen, “Role of Optical Molecular In Vivo Imaging in Cancer Research”

Cancer Biology Poster Session and Lunch – Sprague Hall

UCI Graduate Students, Postdoctoral and Staff are invited to present posters


Special Lecture

Jorge Moscat, Ph.D., Associate Director for Basic Research, Sanford-Burnham, NCI- Designated Cancer Center, Director, Cancer Metabolism and Signaling Network Program

“p62/SQSTM1 at the Crossroad of Inflammation and Metabolism in the Tumor Microenvironment”

Cancer Biology Poster Session

PRIZES  AWARDED for the best graduate student and best postdoctoral poster!

Admission is open to members of UCI and the surrounding community without charge.  Advance notification of attendance is requested.  For information, contact the Cancer Research Institute.   Phone (949) 824-2054 or 824-5886, or e-mail cristudentstaff@exchange.uci.edu and nrdrisco@uci.edu

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