Virtual Postdoctoral Seminar Series: Shepherd

April 20, 2020

We are excited to announce that we will continue to host the monthly Postdoctoral Seminar Series!  Seminars will occur on the 3rd Monday at 12pm every month until we are back on campus, but will only feature one speaker per month instead of the usual two.  Please feel free to provide us feedback on the … Continued

Postdoctoral Seminar Series: Dewey, Petell

March 16, 2020

March’s seminar will feature the following speakers: Evan Dewey – Sekelsky Lab Chris Petell – Strahl Lab Pizza will be served beginning at 11:45 am, please arrive early so the talks can begin on time. All ITCMS T32 funded postdocs are expected to attend the Monthly Seminar Series.

Biostatistics Workshop

February 24, 2020

This workshop, led by Dr. Dirk Dittmer, will be an overview of data science and statistical topics that may be of particular interest to basic science researchers. For example, when do I have to stop using Excel, — switch to R, and ask a real statistician. (1) Everyone, please bring a laptop with excel (2) Please send questions … Continued

Postdoctoral Seminar Series: Roden, Carico

February 17, 2020

February’s seminar will feature the following speakers: Christine Roden – Gladfelter Lab “Alternative splicing regulates intrinsically disordered sequences in development and cancer“ Zach Carico – Dowen Lab “A Cancer Mutation to the Hinge of Cohesin Subunit SMC1A Alters Genome Architecture and Dysregulates Transcription” Pizza will be served beginning at 11:45 am, please arrive early so the talks … Continued

Postdoctoral Seminar Series: Weed, Weidmann

January 27, 2020

January’s seminar will feature the following speakers: Darin Weed – Damania Lab Chase Weidmann – Weeks Lab Pizza will be served beginning at 11:45 am, please arrive early so the talks can begin on time. All ITCMS T32 funded postdocs are expected to attend the Monthly Seminar Series.

Drug Discovery Workshop

January 16, 2020

This workshop will focus on defining general aspects and approaches to drug discovery, the challenges and opportunities in academic drug discovery, and case histories of drug and probe discovery at UNC. Workshop leader: Stephen Frye Register: http://tinyurl.com/vsy6te9 

Postdoctoral Seminar Series: Carey, Cruz 

December 16, 2019

December’s seminar will feature the following speakers: LEIAH CAREY – CAMPBELL LAB “Oncogenic RAS Q61 mutants as novel targets for drug discovery efforts” AARON HOBBS – DER LAB “Atypical KRASG12R mutant is impaired in PI3K signaling and macropinocytosis in pancreatic cancer” Pizza will be served beginning at 11:45 am, please arrive early so the talks … Continued

Research Study Group – Twitter

December 11, 2019

Twitter has evolved into more than just a social media service. It has become a platform for scientists to share their findings and connect with fellow scientists from around the world. In addition to a venue for individual scientists to communicate “science”, Twitter is also heavily used by laboratories, scientific journals, advocacy groups, pharmaceutical companies, … Continued

Cancer Model Systems Workshop Part 2: Vertebrates

November 19, 2019

The Models Systems II workshop will focus on the use of mice to model human cancer, discussing traditional xenograft studies, genetically engineered models, and patient-derived tumor xenografts (PDXs). We will discuss models of KRAS-driven cancer (pancreatic, lung); prostate cancer via the PTEN-deletion model; GBM models for low grade and high grade tumors; and models for … Continued

Postdoctoral Seminar Series: Butler, Klomp 

November 18, 2019

November’s seminar will feature the following speakers: Mitch Butler – Bear Lab Jenny Klomp – Der Lab Pizza will be served beginning at 11:45 am, please arrive early so the talks can begin on time. All ITCMS T32 funded postdocs are expected to attend the Monthly Seminar Series.