Navigation Links
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants prestigious awards to 17 young scientists
Date:1/28/2013

out how nutrient sensing affects stem cell maintenance and tumorigenesis.

Evgenia N. Nikolova, PhD [Robert Black Fellow] with her sponsor Peter E. Wright, PhD, at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, aims to elucidate the molecular mechanism of gene silencing mediated by the protein Kaiso. Previous studies suggest that Kaiso acts as a tumor suppressor gene that can block cells from progressing to cancer; irregular Kaiso function is linked to cancer cell proliferation in a number of human cancers including colon, prostate, breast and lung cancers, as well as leukemia.

Summer B. Thyme, PhD [HHMI Fellow] with her sponsor Alexander F. Schier, PhD, at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, is engineering protein tools to alter epigenetic modifications in important developmental pathways in a zebrafish model. Epigenetic misregulation, particularly of key regulators of cell fate specification, underlies a vast number of cancers. These tools could be applied to reprogram cell fate, as a means of treating epigenetically mediated diseases such as cancer.

Ozlem Yildirim, PhD [HHMI Fellow] with her sponsor Robert E. Kingston, PhD, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, aims to identify factors that maintain cellular identity during mammalian cell proliferation. This will shed light on how cells remember which cell type they were and should become after division. A mechanistic understanding of this process will yield new insights into the many cell fate changes cancer cells display during their abnormal growth.

Dmitriy Zamarin, MD, PhD [Dr. Bart A. Kamen Morphotek Fellow] with his sponsor Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, is studying oncolytic viruses, a class of promising emerging cancer therapeutics. Oncolytic viruses can efficiently and specifically lyse cancer cells; they also induce important tumor-specific immune responses. He is exploring
'/>"/>

Contact: Yung S. Lie, PhD
yung.lie@damonrunyon.org
212-455-0521
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related biology news :

1. Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Awards granted for pioneering ideas in cancer research
2. In breast cancer metastasis, researchers identify possible drug target
3. Planning for bacteria in cancer patients may help hospitals fight infections
4. TGen, Scottsdale Healthcare study shows drug combination extends pancreatic cancer patient survival
5. Vitamin D holds promise in battling a deadly breast cancer, Saint Louis University researchers say
6. Enzyme helps cancer cells avoid genetic instability
7. Tumors evolve rapidly in a childhood cancer, leaving fewer obvious tumor targets
8. Scientists seek out cancer cells hiding from treatment
9. EGFR mutation not prognostic factor in non-small cell lung cancer
10. Team finds gene that promotes drug resistance in cancer
11. Liver controls wasting in cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/13/2015)... According to a recently ... & Opportunities, 2020", the global biometrics market is ... till 2020. The biometrics market is garnering attention ... review of biometric management systems. The constant development ... greater efficiency, are resulting in increasing installation of ...
(Date:4/6/2015)... OXFORD, Conn. , Apr. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... the "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on ... it has filed provisional patent 62/143028 for ... CLOSE-PROXIMITY COMMUNICATIONS AND ENERGY TRANSFER  NXT-ID introduces ... wireless payments. This patent surrounds the use of ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... , Apr. 1, 2015  NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, ... Wocket smart wallets is underway to early access pre-order ... group includes usage at retail outlets including Walmart, Target, ... Users report Wocket was accepted at all outlets and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Biometrics Market to Cross US$ 21 Billion by 2020: TechSci Research 2NXT-ID Patents Miniature, Low Power Wireless Magnetic Stripe 2NXT-ID Patents Miniature, Low Power Wireless Magnetic Stripe 3NXT-ID Patents Miniature, Low Power Wireless Magnetic Stripe 4NXT-ID Reports Second Shipment of Wocket Smart Wallets Underway to Early Access Pre-order Customers and Provides User Feedback 2NXT-ID Reports Second Shipment of Wocket Smart Wallets Underway to Early Access Pre-order Customers and Provides User Feedback 3NXT-ID Reports Second Shipment of Wocket Smart Wallets Underway to Early Access Pre-order Customers and Provides User Feedback 4
... Calif. , April 15, 2013  Medbox, Inc. (OTC ... industry specific consulting services and patented systems to various ... the standard bearer of corporate governance and transparency in the ... to its shareholders concerning the status of past, present, ...
... April 14, 2013) Through a collaborative genome-wide ... variations that are associated with heart rate. Since ... findings could provide a better understanding of genetic regulation ... identifying targets for new drugs to treat cardiovascular disease. ...
... NEW ORLEANS (April 14, 2013)Drug-eluting stents can keep ... leg, suggests research being presented at the Society ... New Orleans. "Peripheral arterial disease (or PAD) ... population and the obesity and diabetes epidemics," said ...
Cached Biology News:Medbox Positions Itself as the Leader on Wall Street in the Legalized Marijuana Industry 2Medbox Positions Itself as the Leader on Wall Street in the Legalized Marijuana Industry 3Medbox Positions Itself as the Leader on Wall Street in the Legalized Marijuana Industry 4Medbox Positions Itself as the Leader on Wall Street in the Legalized Marijuana Industry 5Mount Sinai study identifies new gene variations associated with heart rate 2Drug-coated stents prevent leg amputation 2
(Date:5/6/2015)... May 6, 2015 Dr Jaspreet Singh ... University, will deliver a speech at the 2015 Asian Starch ... Shanghai New Expo Center.  , ... to attendees the topic: ,Potato Starch: A Potential Source ... Foods., Co-editor of a 528 page text ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Aptose Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: APTO, TSX: ... for the three months ended March 31, 2015 and ... are in Canadian dollars. Effective July ... from May 31 to December 31. As a result ... is for the three months ended March 31, 2015, ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... 05, 2015 Hayden-McNeil is ... develop custom course materials for smaller courses. This program ... low as 200 students. , “I’m very excited ... of higher education instructors,” said Jeff McCarthy, Hayden-McNeil president. ... can do our part to make education both more ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... IN (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 The ... the state of Indiana, led by Indiana Gov. Mike ... Day. The AMA Foundation will host a Family Fest ... celebration. All proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. ... the Academy of Model Aeronautics—the country’s foremost organization for ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Potato Starch: A Potential Source for the Creation of Next Generation Bulk-ingredients and Smart Foods 2Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 2Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 3Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 4Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 5Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 6Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 7Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 8Hayden-McNeil Expands Publishing Program to Service Lower Enrollment Courses 2State of Indiana proclaims August 15 as Model Aviation Day 2
... Support R&D Efforts and Clinical Trials Advancing,the ... Oct. 3 Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq:,MITI) ("Micromet" ... proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, ... has closed its previously,announced $40 million private ...
... Ap3ana, CTI,s ,personalized medicine, venture, SEATTLE, Oct. ... ) announced today that Christina A. Waters, Ph.D., ... Pharma and formerly Director of,Scientific Development at Genomics ... President of CTI Europe. Based in Bresso, Italy,CTI ...
... Dr. Phaedon Avouris of IBM and Professor Tony Heinz ... Springer Prize for Applied Physics on 27 September 2008 ... luminaries of the field. The Julius Springer Prize for ... and innovative contribution to the field of applied physics. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Micromet Closes $40 Million Private Equity Placement 2Micromet Closes $40 Million Private Equity Placement 3Micromet Closes $40 Million Private Equity Placement 4Former Scientific Director at Genomics Institute of Novartis Research Foundation Named President of Cell Therapeutics Europe 2Former Scientific Director at Genomics Institute of Novartis Research Foundation Named President of Cell Therapeutics Europe 3Former Scientific Director at Genomics Institute of Novartis Research Foundation Named President of Cell Therapeutics Europe 4Nanoscale carbon materials research wins the 2008 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics 2
... (PR) Competitor Assay Kits are ideal ... receptor binding compounds using fluorescence polarization ... fusion of glutathione transferase to the ... receptor [PR-LBD(GST)] and a proprietary, fluorescently-tagged ...
... Protein A and Protein G bind ... immunoglobulins. Protein A and Protein G conjugates ... purify immunoglobulins (antibodies) and immunoglobulin subtypes from ... and other biological fluids. These reagents are ...
... instrument engineered to match the speed of ... of research centers worldwide. It uses 1.5 ... ideally suited for high-speed temperature cycling due ... surface-area-to-volume ratio. ,By combining glass capillary tubes ...
Yellow oily liquid. Contains 85% Drakeol 5NF, 15% Arlacel A (mannide monooleate emulsifier). Heat sterilized. Contains zero colony forming units/ml. ...
Biology Products: