The following Program Members presented at AACR:
Megan Altemus - Merajver Lab
"Novel microfluidic blood-brain niche to study breast cancer metastasis to the brain"
"Differential levels of glycogen in breast cancer cell lines: A potential new target"
"Macrophages increase the expression of RhoC in inflammatory breast cancer leading to increased migration"
Caroline Arellano-Garcia (Kleer Lab) and Rosa Menjivar (Barald Lab)
Student Caucus Poster Competition
"Head and neck patient derived xenografts acquire histopathalogical and growth rate changes over increasing passages"
Poster: "A computational algorithm to predict tumor growth and cancer stem cell proportion in-vitro and in-vivo from single-cell observations"
Congratulations to Evelyn Jiagge and Anjan Saha for winning Rackham Travel Conference Grants!
Anjan Saha was also awarded the Rackham Research Grant.
Please join us for Hong Sun Kim's Defense, "Targeting Head and Neck Cancer Stem Cells and Endothelial Cell Interaction", on 4/29/16 at 10:00 a.m. in 2901 Taubman Health Sciences Library
Congratulations to our newest Cancer Biology graduate, Linbo Zhao!
He successfully defended his thesis, "Whole genome RNA interference screen for host genes associated with BK polyomavirus infection" on Tuesday, March 15th.
The Cancer Biology Graduate Program is excited to welcome three new PIBS students who have indicated Cancer Biology as their primary research interest.
"Targeting Cancer Stem Cells in Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma"
Congratulations to the 3 winners of our 2015 Cancer Biology Scavenger Hunt!
Melanie Krook, Jill Boden, Holly Hung.
Congratulations to our 3 winners of the Cancer Biology Retreat Poster Awards!
Melanie Krook, Aaron Koch, Allegra Hawkins.