Angelina Vaseva Awarded 2017 Women in Cancer Research Scholar Awards

Der Lab postdoc, Angelina Vaseva ,was awarded a 2017 Women in Cancer Research Scholar Award.  AACR-WICR Scholar Awards are awarded to members of Women in Cancer Research who are scientists-in-training and presenters of meritorious scientific papers at AACR Annual Meetings.  To learn more about these awards visit: http://www.aacr.org/Meetings/Pages/Travel%20Grants/women-in-cancer-research-scholar-awards.aspx#.WRMsslXyvIU​

UNC Lineberger faculty, trainees advocate for federal support for research

Several UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty and trainees were in Washington D.C. Thursday as part of as the Rally for Medical Research, a national campaign that advocates for sustained and strong federal funding for medical research. The American Association for Cancer Research founded the annual event in 2013. AACR expected more than 300 scientists, … Continue reading UNC Lineberger faculty, trainees advocate for federal support for research

Meagan Ryan Awarded AACR-Woman in Cancer Research Scholar Award

Meagan Ryan, graduate student in the Der and Cox Labs and CCBTP trainee, has been selected to receive a Women in Cancer Research (WICR) Scholar Award.  These awards are given annually to WICR members who are scientists-in-training and presenters of meritorious scientific papers at the AACR Annual Meeting.  Meagan will present her poster on "Inhibition … Continue reading Meagan Ryan Awarded AACR-Woman in Cancer Research Scholar Award

Kirsten Bryant awarded Pathway to Leadership Grant

GRANTEE: KIRSTEN BRYANT, PHD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Research Project: Exploiting pancreatic cancer cell metabolism for therapeutic gain Award: 2015 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant Award Period: October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2020 Amount: $600,000 Biographical Highlights Dr. Bryant is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory … Continue reading Kirsten Bryant awarded Pathway to Leadership Grant

New Grants awarded in the Der Lab

Channing Der awarded NCI grant to pursue drug discovery Channing J. Der, PhD, UNC Lineberger member and Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the UNC School of Medicine, was awarded a five-year NIH R01 grant entitled "Biological Activity of RAS Oncogenes". This grant will support his studies to pursue drug discovery for … Continue reading New Grants awarded in the Der Lab

Lineberger News: Der pulls in two grants for pancreatic cancer research

April 22, 2015 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the American Association for Cancer Research announced April 16 that UNC Lineberger's Channing Der, PhD, and two co-principal investigators were chosen to receive a $1 million grant for pancreatic cancer research. Earlier this year, Der was also announced as the recipient of a grant from … Continue reading Lineberger News: Der pulls in two grants for pancreatic cancer research

Health Research Alliance Visits

The Der and Cox labs welcomed delegates from the Health Research Alliance (HRA) conference on September 17, 2014. HRA is comprised of non-governmental biomedical research and training funders. The tour, organized by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network of which Dr. Der is a member, brought selected conference colleagues from various organizations such as the Doris Duke Charitable Trust, Avon, … Continue reading Health Research Alliance Visits

Tikvah Hayes Honored with AACR 2014 Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Award

Congrats to Tikvah Hayes, honored with 2014 Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Award by @AACR! She's presenting research @ #AACR14 today April 8, 2014. Tikvah K. Hayes, B.A., Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC “Currently, my research goals entail expanding my knowledge in the field of cancer biology, diversifying my experimental technique, … Continue reading Tikvah Hayes Honored with AACR 2014 Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Award

Channing J. Der Co-Chairs AACR RAS Oncogenes: From Biology to Therapy Feb. 24-27, 2014 | Lake Buena Vista, FL

RAS Oncogenes: From Biology to Therapy February 24-27, 2014 Disney Yacht Club Resort Lake Buena Vista, FL Abstract submission deadline: Friday, December 6 Advance registration deadline: Monday, January 13 CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRPERSONS: Frank McCormick, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA Dafna Bar-Sagi, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY Channing … Continue reading Channing J. Der Co-Chairs AACR RAS Oncogenes: From Biology to Therapy Feb. 24-27, 2014 | Lake Buena Vista, FL