2019 Campus Wide Symposium on Basic Cancer Research

2019 UCI Campus-Wide Symposium
On Basic Cancer Research
FRIDAY, May 3rd, 2019
105 Sprague Hall


Sponsored by: The University of California, Irvine Cancer Research Institute

Speaker Talk Title
8:30 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:05 Marian Waterman, Director, UCI Cancer Research Institute Welcome
9:05 – 9:35 Rémi Buisson, Biological Chemistry “Mechanism of Mutagenesis
Induced by APOBEC3A in Cancer”
9:35 – 10:05 Chang Liu, Biomedical Engineering “Synthetic genetic systems for
continuous evolution and barcoding in vivo”
10:05 – 10:20 Coffee Break
10:20 – 10:50 Peter Kaiser, Biological Chemistry
“Restoring p53 activity with
small molecules in cancer”
10:50 – 11:20 Medha Pathak, Physiology & Biophysics “The interplay of Piezo1 and traction forces, focusing on neural stem cells and other cell types”
11:20 – 1:00 All attendees are invited to present posters Lunch –  Poster Session
1:00 – 2:00

 Special Lecture: David Cheresh, Ph.D.,

Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair of Pathology,
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Moores Cancer Center University of California, San Diego

“Targeting Cancer Drug Resistance: Exploiting a connection
between tissue repair and cancer progression”

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 (949) 824-5886, or e-mail kjarema@uci.edu and nrdrisco@uci.edu


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