Announcements

 

Karmanos Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Thursday, October 18, 2018

 4:30 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Wertz Auditorium

"Annual Progress Report: Institutional Research Grant"

Erlene Seymour, M.D., Oncology 

"The Cost of Treating and not Treating Chronic Myeloid Leukemia with Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors"

Mohammad R.N. Avanaki, Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering

"Optical Radiomic Signatures Derived from OCT Images to Improve Identification of Melanoma"

 

*NEW*

MASTER OF SCIENCE in CANCER BIOLOGY (DEPARTMENT OF ONCOLOGY)

 

Congratulations Asra N. Shaik, PhD for successfully defending your dissertation. 

"Characterizing novel radiologic and pathologic tissue-based risk factors for breast cancer in African American women with benign breast disease"

 Mentor: Michele L Cote, PhD

 

Congratulations Poster Prize Winners

Karmanos Cancer Institute 2018 Annual Molecular Therapeutics Research Symposium

FIRST PLACE: Allison Mitchell
FOXQ1 Interacts with the KMT2/MLL Core Complex to Promote Transcriptional Activation of the Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) Program

SECOND Place: Joshua Heyza
Mechanisms of Resistance to Interstrand Crosslinks with ERCC1 Deficiency

THIRD PLACE: Niko Moses
HDAC6 Regulates Chk1 Stability in Response to Ionizing Radiation-Induced DNA Damage

 Aamod Dekhne
Dual Targeting Mitochondrial and Cytosolic One-Carbon Metabolism with Novel 5-Substituted Pyrrolo[3,2-d]pyrimidine Antifolates

 

Congratulations Aamod Dekhne - NIH F30 Fellowship Award
2018 - 2019 F30 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows

 

Congratulations Asra N. Shaik
2018 Leonard N. Simons Award for Exemplary Research and Scholarly Achievement

 

Congratulations to the following Cancer Biology Graduate Program Students for their outstanding achievement during the 8thAnnual Cancer Biology Research

Symposium held on Friday, March 23, 2018.

Oral Presentation Awards
1st Prize - Ethan Brock

2nd Prize - Kayla Conner

Poster Presentation Awards
1st Prize - Joshua Heyza
2nd Prize - Asra Shaik
3rd Prize - Gabriel Mpilla

 

CB7700 - Journal Club Fall 2018
Monday, September 17, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. 
Location: Karmanos Cancer Institute Wertz Classroom
Student Presenting: 

 

 

 

CB7890 Seminar in Cancer Biology - Every Thursday - 2nd floor Wertz Auditorium

 

Pointers Evaluation Form

 

Congratulations Andrew S. Murray, PhD for successfully defending your dissertation.

"Identifying the role of the Type-II transmembrane serine protease TMPRSS13 in breast cancer"

 Mentor: Karin List, PhD

 

Congratulations Daniel Feldmann, Ph.D. on successfully defending your dissertation

"Preparation and Utility of Polymeric Nanoparticles for the Delivery of siRNA as Cancer Therapy"

Mentors: Olivia Merkel, PhD & Stephan Patrick, PhD

 

Congratulations Ethan Brock, Anthony Guastella and Asra Shaik - F31 Fellowships Recipients

 

Congratulations Thomas McFall for successfully defending your PhD dissertation

"Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation of Invasiveness and Metastasis of Luminal Breast Cancer"

Mentor: Manohar Ratnam, PhD


Congratulations Larry Matherly, Ph.D. on the renewal of the Ruth L. Kirschenstein Research Training Grant (T32-CA009531), Wayne State University School of Medicine


Congratulations - Johnathan Diedrich

Inaugural Leonard N. Simons Award for Exemplary Research and Scholarly Achievement

                                                                                                                                                          

Congratulations Jonathan Diedrich - Awarded a National Institute of Health F31 Fellowship


Ivory Dean, Ph.D. - Congratulations on representing the School of Medicine, Cancer Biology Graduate Program as the Student Commencement Speaker for the December 2014 Commencement Ceremony, Saturday, December 6, 2014.

 

2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Undergraduate fellows represent the future of cancer research

Undergraduates complete 10-week research fellowship with Cancer Biology Graduate Program


Wayne State Students earn top spots in Karmanos research symposium poster contest 

Cancer Biology graduate students shine in annual reseach symposium 


Detroit Public Television - Discover the 'D' Series - Airing on Mondays @ 5:30 pm. Episode 1047. (Click the link for the page).
Featuring Wayne State University and highlighting the School of Medicine campus and the Cancer Biology
Graduate Program. See Dr. Matherly's lab and students Michael R. Wilson and Brittany Haynes in the documentary.