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  • Congrats to Postdoctoral Fellow Sarah Deffit for Receiving a Postdoc Challenge Grant from the Indiana CTSI

    Dr. Sarah Deffit, a postdoctoral fellow in the Hundley lab, was awarded a Core Pilot Grant from the Indiana CTSI. Sarah’s project will utilize both the IUB-Flow Cytometry Facility and the IUB-Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics to characterize RNA editing in neuronal cells.

    Anirban Mitra PHD was awarded the Schreiber Research Prize for Outstanding Mentored Investigators from the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance.

    The Schreiber Research Prize for Outstanding Mentored Investigators is a $5,000 annual prize awarded to a junior researcher who can best demonstrate that he or she has been able to use prior OCRFA funding to impact the field of ovarian cancer research by making a significant discovery, making an important contribution to the literature, or transitioning to a full-time faculty position.

    Members of Medical Sciences laboratories presented their research at Cancer Research Day on May 12, 2016.

    May 12th, 2016

    Congratulations to Christopher Bays, James Haley, Vivekananda Kedage, Ashley Maiuri, Ali Ozes, Joshua Plotnik, and Jessica Tang for receiving poster awards at the 2016 IU Simon Cancer Center's Cancer Research Day.

    PUBLICATION

    Spatial Regulation of Astral Microtubule Dynamics by Kif18B in PtK Cells

    Walczak, CE, Zong, H, Jain, S, and Stout, JR
    Mol. Biol. Cell. 2016 Aug 24. e-pub ahead of print
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27559136

    NF-kB-HOTAIR axis links DNA damage response, chemoresistance and cellular senescence in ovarian cancer.

    Özes AR, Miller DF, Özes ON, Fang F, Liu Y, Matei D, Huang T, Nephew KP

    To edit or not to edit: regulation of ADAR editing specificity and efficiency.

    Deffit SN, Hundley HA.

  • Jaeyeon Kim, DVM, PhD

    Aug. 29th, 4pm JH 009

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Host: Anirban Mitra

    Nita Maihle, PhD

    Sept. 26th, 4pm JH 009

    Associate Center Director, Education
    GRU Cancer Center, Georgia Regents University
    Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    OB/GYN, Pathology and Graduate Studies
    Augusta, Georgia
    Host: Anirban Mitra

    Targeting Lipid Metabolism in Ovarian Cancer

    Oct. 3rd, 4pm JH 009

    Andras Ladanyi, M.D., PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics
    and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
    University of Illinois College of Medicine

    Murray Korc, MD

    Oct 17th, 4pm JH 009

    Myles Brand Professor of Cancer Research
    Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    Director, Pancreatic Cancer Signature Center
    Co-Leader, TME and Metastasis Program
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Host: Anirban Mitra
    Host: Anirban Mitra

  • CME conference

    Primary Care Review of Multiple Guidelines for Hypertension

    Wednesday, September 28th

    Lee McKinley, MD
    IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians
    Bloomington, IN

    Better Outcomes Delivered (Care Web Updates)

    Wednesday, October 14th

    Co-Sponsored by The Center for Physician Education

    Management of Brain and Spine Trauma

    Wednesday, October 19th

    Todd Eads, MD
    Goodman Campbell Brain & Spine
    Bloomington, IN

    Menopause and Hormone Therapy

    Friday, October 21st

    Wendy Corning, MD
    Bloomington, IN

    Congestive Heart Failure

    Friday, October 26th

    Greg Heumann, MD
    IU Health SIP - Cardiology
    Bloomington, IN

  • Positions open for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Cancer Biology at Indiana University School of Medicine, Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington.

    Indiana University School of Medicine – Medical Sciences in Bloomington invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track position in cancer biology. We are interested in candidates from all areas of cancer-related research, and we are especially interested in candidates focusing on cancer metabolism and cancer cell signaling.

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