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!
UNC Lineberger Writes: Researchers identify resistance mechanism to possible pancreatic cancer treatment
In the journal Cancer Cell, UNC Lineberger's Channing Der, PhD, and colleagues described how pancreatic cancer may develop resistance to ERK inhibitors in pancreatic cancer. November 16, 2018 Despite decades of research, treatments that can target a common mutation in the most frequently diagnosed type of pancreatic cancer have remained elusive. Now, University of North … Continue reading UNC Lineberger Writes: Researchers identify resistance mechanism to possible pancreatic cancer treatment
2018 Lineberger Graduate Fellow Award Winners Announced
On Tuesday, October 16th Pharmacology Chair Dr. Henrik G. Dohlman announced two of the 2018 Lineberger Award: Irem Dagliyan and Devon Blake. Irem and Devon are both members of the Der Lab at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Research Center. The annual award recognizes outstanding graduate students in the research programs at the Lineberger. Irem … Continue reading 2018 Lineberger Graduate Fellow Award Winners Announced
Der Lab Hosts Local Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Affiliate Meeting
Last night, the Der lab welcomed members and guests of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Raleigh-Durham Affiliate (PanCAN) for a talk and tour at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Nestled in the Pagano Conference Room, Ronny Thomas, PanCAN Raleigh-Durham Affiliate Chair, introduced the night's speakers. As a Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and … Continue reading Der Lab Hosts Local Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Affiliate Meeting
Kent Rossman is a 2014 University Cancer Research Fund Innovation Award Winner
Six researchers have been awarded 2014 University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) Innovation Awards for promoting innovative and new ideas in cancer research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The 2014 Innovation Award winners are: Paul Armistead, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the UNC School of Medicine - "Microwell based Selection and Expansion … Continue reading Kent Rossman is a 2014 University Cancer Research Fund Innovation Award Winner
Nicole Baker Receives NIH Fellowship Grant
Nicole Baker, of the Der Lab and a graduate student in the Pharmacology department, was awarded a NIH Fellowship grant, worth over $75,000 for three years. Congratulations Nicole!
Der Lab Collaborator Featured on Cover of Genes & Cancer
Lauren Huff, a member of Dr. Adrienne Cox's lab at UNC Lineberger and frequent collaborator of the Der lab, is featured on the latest issue of Genes & Cancer (Nov/Dec 2013). Lauren successfully defended her thesis November 4, 2013. She is the first author of the following article. The Role of Ect2 Nuclear RhoGEF Activity … Continue reading Der Lab Collaborator Featured on Cover of Genes & Cancer
Der Lab Members’ Article Featured on Cover of Molecular Cell
Channing Der (PhD, Molecular Therapeutics) in collaboration with David Reiner (PhD, Department of Pharmacology) published “Ral and Rheb GAPs integrate mTOR and GTPase signaling in aging, autophagy, and tumor cell invasion” in Molecular Cell. The study, led by graduate student Timothy Martin, outlines an unexpected connection between two signaling networks, the Ral small GTPases and … Continue reading Der Lab Members’ Article Featured on Cover of Molecular Cell