Medical Sciences wins top IU team at Hoosiers Outrun Cancer 2015
Sept 28th, 2015
Over 30 Medical Sciences graduate students, medical students and faculty participated in Hoosiers Outrun Cancer 2015 this September 26, 2015. All were part of the Medical Sciences running team, which won the HOC award for top IU team.
A study led by Dr. Sachiko Koyama shows cross-generational influence of male pheromone on female mice
Jul 1st, 2015
In a study led by Associate Research Scientist Sachiko Koyama of Anatomy and Cell Biology, exposure of female mice to male murine pheromone was found to induce mammary gland expansion and to improve cognitive function in the next generation.
Microenvironment-induced downregulation of miR-193b drives ovarian cancer metastasis
Apr 28th, 2015
Anirban K Mitra, Assistant Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics has recently published his research in Oncogene. His study links paracrine signals from the microenvironment to the regulation of a key miRNA - miR-193b - in ovarian cancer cells, which promotes metastatic colonization.
Dichloroacetate increases the radiation sensitivity of A549 and H1299 lung cancer cell lines to X-rays
“DNA motif switching and histone H3K4 methylation in cancers”
Sept. 28, 4pm JH 009
Qianben Wang, PhD Associate Professor Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics and the Comprehensive Cancer Center College of Medicine the Ohio State University
“Targeting histone modifiers for cancer therapeutics”
Oct. 5th, 4pm JH 009
Roberto Pili, MD The Robert Wallace Miller Professor of Medicine Head of Genitourinary Oncology Division of Hematology
“Mitotic defects in tumor promotion, suppression, and response to chemotherapy”
Oct. 12th, 4pm JH 009
Beth Weaver, PhD Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology Ph.D. University of California, San Diego Postdoctoral Research, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
“Biochemical and Genetic Dissection of BRCA2”
Oct. 26th, 4pm JH 009
Ryan Jensen, PhD Assistant Professor Yale School of Medicine New Haven, CT