Category Archives: Cancer Research
New immunotherapy technique can specifically target tumor cells, UCI study reports “Lab on a chip” technology can be used to create individualized treatments for cancer Irvine, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 — A new immunotherapy screening prototype developed by University of … Continue reading
Note: A light breakfast will be provided during the talks.Everyone is welcome to attend presentations. Disclosure: This announcement does not determine the order of the speakers presenting on that given day.
UCI News Published an article, “Looking at cancer in a whole new way: UCI moves to the national forefront by taking an interdisciplinary systems biology approach to the devastating disease” on June 6th, 2018. This piece highlights the research of … Continue reading
American Association for Cancer Research – Aflac Inc. awards $100,000 to UCI cancer biologist Claudia Benavente for Pediatric Cancer Research. Full article can be found here: https://news.uci.edu/2018/04/26/american-association-for-cancer-research-aflac-inc-awards-100000-to-uci-cancer-biologist-claudia-benavente/ For more about Dr. Benavente, See her UCI Faculty Profile HERE: https://www.faculty.uci.edu For … Continue reading
Note: A light lunch will be served during the talks. Disclosure: This announcement does not determine the order of the speakers presenting on that given day.
Image 1: Human prostate cancer cells (DU145) with dextran (green) in their lysosomes (red). “PTEN deficiency and AMPK activation promote nutrient scavenging and anabolism in prostate cancer cells” Seong M. Kim, Tricia T. Nguyen, Archna Ravi, Peter Kubiniok, Brendan T. … Continue reading
Exciting news, a former student of Dr. David Fruman’s Lab and former T32 appointee Matt Janes is a first author on a Cell paper that came out January 25th, 2018. He is a staff scientist at Wellspring Biosciences, working on KRAS inhibitors. … Continue reading
Join us for a three week lecture/laboratory course to provide training at the interface between Cancer Biology and Systems Biology presented by the Center for Complex Biological Systems of the University of California, Irvine. The main goal of our course is to provide … Continue reading
The Cancer Research-in-Progress Talk Schedule for Winter 2018 Quarter All talks are held in room 105 Sprague Hall, 12:00 – 1:00 pm February, 12th Speaker Lab Talk Title Emily Sanders, Graduate Student – CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS Greg Weiss “Adapting … Continue reading
Shaheen S. Sikandar PhD Basic Life Research Scientist Department of Stem Cell Bio Regenerative Med Institute Stanford University “Understanding Functional Heterogeneity in Breast Cancer” Thursday, November 16, 2017 4:00 pm 105 Sprague Hall Host: Cancer Research Institute Question: Contact … Continue reading