Channing Der guides the Guardian through the history of the "Undruggable RAS Mutation."
Nate Diehl Awarded at Postdoc Day
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
Priya Hibshman Presents
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
Der/Cox Lab Member, Jane Lee to Present
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!
PanCAN PurpleStride 2020
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
Der Named Computational Medicine Program 2020 Pilot Award Winner
The UNC Computational Medicine Program sought collaborative proposals from research areas in Cognitive Computing/Machine Learning; Image Analysis/Computer Vision; Computational and Mathematical Modeling; Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics; Health Informatics and Network Analysis. Channing Der and Co-PI, Jeremy Purvis, won for “A topological model of the cell cycle in KRAS-driven cancers." You can read more about Dr. … Continue reading Der Named Computational Medicine Program 2020 Pilot Award Winner
Der Lab Publishes in Cancer Discovery
UNC Lineberger’s Channing Der, PhD, and Antje Schaefer, PhD. UNC UNC Lineberger's Channing Der, Ph.D. Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology was the co-corresponding author of a paper published in Cancer Discovery. Antje Schaefer, Ph.D., research assistant professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology, … Continue reading Der Lab Publishes in Cancer Discovery
Der Lab Volunteers at SECU Family House
December 15, 2019 On Sunday, the Der lab prepared a taco bar for the guests at the Family House. Together, they made ground beef, rice, beans, vegetables, and homemade pico de gallo served in soft tacos, as well as cookies and sweet tea. The Der lab also had the opportunity to sit down and eat … Continue reading Der Lab Volunteers at SECU Family House
Aaron Hobbs to Present in Postdoctoral Seminar Series
Come out to support Aaron Hobbs as he presents "Atypical KRASG12R mutant is impaired in PI3K signaling and macropinocytosis in pancreatic cancer." The talks will be held in the Pagano Conference Room on Monday, December 16th at 12:00 pm.
Channing Der Named AAAS Fellow
Channing Der has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for “distinguished contributions to the field of cancer research through the discovery of RAS in cancer and the elucidation of RAS oncoprotein function and therapies.” Der, who joined the UNC School of Medicine in 1992 as an associate … Continue reading Channing Der Named AAAS Fellow