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45th Annual Postdoc-Faculty Research Day II

November 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Mark your calendars for the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Postdoc-Faculty Research Day, which will be split up across the afternoon of November 5th and the morning of November 6th, 2020.

This year’s event will be all virtual but will feature the same quality of speakers and posters that you’ve come to expect!

Register for Day II

John O’Bryan, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Medical University of South Carolina
Dr. O’Bryan received his Ph.D. from UNC Chapel Hill in the laboratory of Dr. Edison Liu within the Lineberger Cancer Center. He then completed postdoctoral studies in the laboratories of Dr. Tony Pawson at the Samuel Lunenfeld Institute in Toronto and Dr. Channing Der at UNC-Chapel Hill. He has held appointments at the NIEHS in the Research Triangle Park and the University of Illinois at Chicago and is currently a professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, where his lab focuses on studying cellular signaling pathways important in cancer.

Day II Schedule

8:00 – 8:20  Kat Barnett, postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Dr. Jenny Ting “Inflammasome Activation by SARS-CoV-2” 
8:20 – 8:40  Evan Dewey, postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Dr. Jeff Sekelsky “Deciphering Mitotic Crossover and Bloom Syndrome Helicase Mechanisms in Cancer” 
8:40 – 9:00  Emily Harrison, postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Dr. Chad Pecot  “A circle RNA regulatory axis promotes lung squamous metastasis via CDR1-mediated regulation of Golgi trafficking” 
9:00 – 9:20  Tara Walhart, postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Dr. Bernard Weissman  “Targeting SMARCB1 in Chordoma Development” 
9:20 – 9:40  Jennifer Klomp, postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Dr. Channing Der  “CHK1 protects oncogenic KRAS-expressing cells from DNA damage and is a target for pancreatic cancer treatment” 
9:40 – 9:45  Introduction of John O’Bryan by Dr. Channing Der 
9:45 – 10:45  John O’Bryan, Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics at the Medical University of South Carolina 
10:45 – 11:00  Virtual Coffee Break – Speakers will be available for informal discussion 
11:00 – 11:30  Poster Session III
11:30 – 12:00  Poster Session IV 








November 6, 2020
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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