For the month of November, the Der and Cox labs have gone purely purple. The dress code is inspired by the official pancreatic cancer ribbon and is worn all month to bring awareness to pancreatic cancer. See ABC 11's interview with Dr. Jen Jen Yeh and Dr. Kirsten Bryant here. Photos courtesy of the UNC … Continue reading Der Lab Goes Purple for Pancreatic Awareness
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
This summer, the Der, Cox, Campbell, and Counter labs visited Emerald Isle, NC. Together they spent three days giving talks, getting to know one another, and discussing upcoming projects.
In the recently published review “Drugging Ras: Know your enemy” Bjoern Papke and Channing Der summarize the latest efforts in targeting the Ras oncogene. The review was part of the special review series “Frontiers in Cancer Therapy”. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6330/1158
Channing, Kirsten and Bjoern attended the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, CA, August 18-21, 2016. The theme for this meeting was Wage Hope 2020 with the goal of doubling the dismay 5-year survival rate for this deadly cancer. This meeting was held jointly with the The Pancreatic Cancer Action … Continue reading Der Lab members attend PanCAN Annual Meeting
Bjoern Papke, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Der lab, was recently awarded the Otto Hahn Medal from the Max Planck Society in Germany. The Otto Hahn Medal is given to junior scientists in recognition of their outstanding scientific achievements during their time as a PhD student. Bjoern did his PhD in the lab of … Continue reading Bjoern Papke awarded the Otto Hahn Medal