November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month and, per their annual tradition, the Der lab has gone purple! Members gathered in the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center atrium to pose in their color.
The KRAS Kickers, represented by Chris and Terri Conneran, visited the Der lab at UNC Lineberger on Monday, November 7th to tour the lab and lunch with lab members. KRAS Kickers are a non profit organization operated by patients who provide knowledge and advocacy for patients with the KRAS oncogene or other cancer types. You … Continue reading KRAS Kickers Visit Der Lab
Graduate student and Der and Bryant lab member, Jonathan DeLiberty presents on Friday, March 25th at noon. This presentation, part of the UNC Pharmacology Graduate Student Research Seminar Series, will be on Characterization of autophagy inhibition as a therapeutic strategy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Best of luck, Jonathan!
The labs of Der, Cox, Bryant, Pylayeva-Gupta and Yeh gathered outside of the Mary Ellen Jones building on Thursday, November 18th for the National Day of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness, part of the larger Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. The Der/Cox/Bryant supergroup dresses in purple all month long to promote awareness of the topic. Thank you for … Continue reading Der Lab Wears Purple for Pancreatic Cancer
Amber Amparo and Kayla Snare raised money for cancer research.
Channing Der guides the Guardian through the history of the "Undruggable RAS Mutation."
Der Lab member, Nate Diehl, recently attended the 45th Annual Postdoc Faculty Research Day-- a symposium run primarily by the ITCMS Postdoc trainees and welcome to all of UNC Lineberger trainees and graduate students. Nate was awarded for Best Graduate Student Poster. He presented on Life without KRAS: profiling the KRAS-dependent kinome to identify novel therapeutic vulnerabilities … Continue reading Nate Diehl Awarded at Postdoc Day
Der lab member, Priya Hibshman will present at the Cell Biology and Physiology Fusion Seminar on Monday, November 16th at 12:00 pm ET. She will present on Determining the role of MYC in KRAS-mutant pancreatic cancer." Come out to support Priya! https://zoom.us/j/93528847652?pwd=UUMzVVA3dDZORytSdUM2WUEvYnNqQT09 Meeting ID: 935 2884 7652 Passcode: 056819
This Friday, October 16th, Der/Cox lab member Jane Lee will present at the Pharmacology Student Zoom Seminar. Her presentation will be on “Discovering novel therapies in combination with ERK MAPK and/or autophagy inhibition in pancreatic cancer". Come out on Friday at 12:00 pm to support Jane!
Congratulations to the Der/Cox/Bryant Lab Supergroup for particpating in this year's PanCAN PurpleStride! Although the 5K race was virtual, the impact was real; the Running RAScals raised a total of $10,211 (second place overall). Dr. Kirsten Bryant as the second-highest individual fundraiser, with a total of $6,606. This was the Running RAScals' seventh year … Continue reading PanCAN PurpleStride 2020