Congratulations, Dr. Irem Dagliyan!

Congratulations to Irem Dagliyan for successfully passing her doctoral defense! Irem presented Low dose vertical inhibition of ERK MAPK cascade for the treatment of KRAS-mutant cancer in 4007 Genetic Medicine Building. Afterword, she celebrated her success with her labmates, friends, and family. We are excited for Irem to begin her new journey as Dr. Irem Dagliyan!   … Continue reading Congratulations, Dr. Irem Dagliyan!

Kirsten Bryant to Present at Pagano Award Ceremony

Kirsten Bryant, Ph.D., was one of three to be selected through a competitive process for this honor, which comes with a $2,500 award. The three recipients will be formally recognized in the ceremony and Kirsten will present. The Pagano Awards are named for Joseph Pagano, MD, UNC Lineberger director emeritus and Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research. … Continue reading Kirsten Bryant to Present at Pagano Award Ceremony

Der Lab Blue Ribbon Tour 2019

  August 5, 2019 Today, the Der and Cox labs were visited by the Blue Ribbon group of Wilmington, NC. The Blue Ribbon Run raises money for the Julie M. Brown and Christina M. Gianoplus Fund for Colon Cancer Research from Wilmington, NC. Members of the group included Ana Boudreau, event founder, and Sarah Powell, a … Continue reading Der Lab Blue Ribbon Tour 2019

Congratulations, Nate Diehl and Jenny Klomp!

Nate Diehl was awarded an NCI F30 Individual Predoctoral MD/Ph.D. fellowship entitled “Validation of WEE1 kinase as a clinical target in KRAS-mutant pancreatic cancer”. Jenny Klomp, Ph.D., was awarded an NCI F32 Individual Postdoctoral fellowship entitled “Defining the roles of the ERK MAPK in driving KRAS-mutant pancreatic cancer growth”. Congratulations to you both!

Einstein BIH Visiting Fellow: Channing Der

Channing Der is an expert in the field of so-called RAS genes, which play an important role regarding the control of cancer cell growth. The oncologist, who holds a professorship at the University of Carolina in Chapel Hill, continues his research at the Institute of Pathology at Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin. The aim of Der's research project … Continue reading Einstein BIH Visiting Fellow: Channing Der

UNC Lineberger names Pagano Award recipients

June 20, 2019 UNC Lineberger presented three postdoctoral fellows with the Joseph S. Pagano Award to recognize their leadership of notable scientific publications. Kirsten Bryant, PhD, Ari Pani, PhD, and John Pryor, PhD, were selected through a competitive process for the honor, which comes with a $2,500 award. The three recipients will be formally recognized … Continue reading UNC Lineberger names Pagano Award recipients