Originally posted on the UNC Lineberger News Site: UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted a symposium for postdoctoral fellows to hear from three scientists who have chosen different science career paths after earning their doctoral degree. The Integrated Training in Cancer Model Systems (ITCMS) Director’s Career Symposium, held June 8, provided current trainees the opportunity … Read more
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 8th from 12-5 pm: this year’s Director’s Career Symposium is coming! This half-day hybrid symposium will feature three speakers from a variety of career paths: Industry (Big Pharma), Industry (Biotech), and Academic (Research). Moderated by Dr. John P. Morris IV. 12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch for In-Person Attendees 1:00 … Read more
Congratulations to ITCMS trainee, Philip Lange, PhD, for winning Best Postdoctoral Virtual Poster at the 2021 Cancer Biology Training Consortium. Phil’s talk was held on Gather.Town and his poster was on his work of “Adenosinergic Signaling as a Novel Target for Viral Lymphoma.” His poster was presented alongside other T32 trainees– Jack Sanford from the … Read more
Congratulations to Susanna Stroik, PhD, for her recently awarded F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship by the National Cancer Institute. Susanna’s grant begins in August 2021 and will last three years. Her research will be on the Characterization of POLQ’s Function in Replication Rescue. She is a member of the Ramsden lab. Great work, Susanna!
Congratulations to both Christine Roden, PhD, and Chase Weidman, PhD, who both won this year’s prestigious Pagano Award. They are current and former trainees, respectively of the Integrated Training in Cancer Model Systems T32 Program. This award is granted to postdoctoral fellows for their “hard work and amazing discoveries.” Christine is a member of the … Read more
Congratulations to Becky Steiner, PhD, who just accepted an Assistant Professorship position with the Department of Genetics and Biochemistry at Lake Erie College of Medicine in Bradenton, Florida. Becky will be finishing up her post-doctoral training and leaving the program in July. Best of luck, Becky!
Philip Lange, PhD, was recently awarded a Lymphoma Research Foundation Fellowship. This is a two-year fellowship that starts on January 1st, 2021. Philip is currently a postdoctoral trainee in the Damania Lab. His research is “Adenosinergic signaling as a novel target for viral lymphomas.” The fellowship is designed to support advanced fellows and is highly … Read more
The 45th Annual Postdoc-Faculty Day met virtually for two half-day sessions of scientific talks from Lineberger’s top postdoctoral trainees. This year, it welcomed Dr. Steven Gray, Associate Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Dr. John O’Bryan, Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina as keynote speakers who spoke about their … Read more
Congratulations to Aaron Hobbs, PhD, who recently accepted an assistant professorship position at the Medical University of South Carolina in the Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. He will begin his new career in August of this year. Aaron is a former Der lab member and ITCMS trainee, where he researched RAS … Read more