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EVENT DESCRIPTION  
 
Event Type:  Seminar (This is an NIH Science event)
 
Title:  Brain Metastasis: New Insights and Novel Therapeutic Targets
 
Description:  Dear Colleagues,

Please mark your calendar for the next NOB Visiting Scholar Lecture in May 23rd. We are pleased to have Prof. Dihua YU from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC), to join us and share with her latest work.

Date: May 23rd, Tuesday
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Location: Bldg 40, Rm 1201/1203

Dihua YU, M.D., Ph.D. is a Professor and Biologist, Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, MDACC. She also serves as Hubert L. & Olive Stringer Distinguished Chair in Basic Science and Deputy Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, MDACC. Dr. YU’s laboratory functions as a bridge connecting basic and translational cancer research to important issues in cancer patient care. Her recent research areas include, but are not limited to, stem cells and breast cancer initiating cells, molecular imaging of breast cancer progression, dysregulation of i) microRNA function and biogenesis; ii) metabolism, iii) tumor microenvironment; iv) epigenetic modifiers, and v) immune responses, and their roles in breast cancer progression, metastasis, and resistance to targeted therapies.

Dr. YU has been pioneered in oncology research. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed original research articles, which are included in highly regarded journals such as Nature, Nature Medicine, Cell, Cancer Cell, J Clin Oncol, and Mol Cell.

Dr. YU’s major contribution could be found through his webpage:
http://faculty.mdanderson.org/Dihua_Yu/
https://goo.gl/CYRtBd

Thank you and we are looking forward to see you in Dr. YU’s seminar.

NOB Visiting Scholar Committee
 
Series Name:  NOB visiting scholar lecture series
 
Videocast:  Event will not be videocast
 
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EVENT DATE/TIME  
 
Date/Time: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   2:00pm - 3:00pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
 
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EVENT SPEAKER(S)  
 
Name:   Dihua YU
Title:   Professor and Deputy Chair
Organization:   Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology
City/Province:   Houston
State:   Texas
Country:   USA
 

EVENT SPONSOR(S)  
 
Organization(s):  NCI/CCR - Neuro-Oncology Branch
 

EVENT LOCATION  
 
Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 40
 
Street Address:  40 Convent Drive
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892
 

EVENT CONTACT(S)  
 
Name:   Chunzhang Yang
E-mail:   yangc2@nih.gov
 
 
 
 
 
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