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August 29, 2016
 
 
 

New Project Targets Biology of Aggressive Cancers

Winship has partnered with Yale University on a new U54 Systems Biology Center Grant. The funding will be used to understand how cancer cells reach an aggressive state and begin damaging surrounding tissue. Adam Marcus, PhD, will serve as a primary investigator.
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Celebrating Outstanding Researchers
Researcher Appreciation Day is coming up on September 1st and Winship's Adam Marcus, PhD will be honored as a researcher who exemplifies the outstanding faculty of the Emory School of Medicine. A special website will highlight the accomplishments of featured researchers on campus.
 
  
Winship Patient To Compete in Paralympic Games
Cassie Mitchell, PhD, Winship leukemia patient and assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, is on the US track and field team going to Rio in September for the 2016 Paralympic Games. She will compete in club throw and discus throw.
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Winship 5K Set for October 1

Runners and walkers will gather at Emory University on the morning of Saturday, October 1st for the 6th annual Winship Cancer Institute Win the Fight 5K walk/run event.
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Mentorship Event: Women in Cancer Research and Medicine
Join your colleagues on September 8 from 5-6:30pm at Emory's Miller-Ward Alumni House for the inaugural meeting of the Winship Women in Cancer Research and Medicine interest group. The guest speaker is Carolyn Meltzer, MD FACR, professor and chair of radiology.
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Wilkinson Successfully Defends PhD Thesis
Cancer Biology Graduate Program student Scott Wilkinson delivered an oral presentation of his dissertation on August 26 titled, "The role of LKB1 in regulating actin and cellular polarization during motility." Wilkinson will begin a position at the National Institutes of Health later this fall. Pictured: Wilkinson (right) with his advisor Adam Marcus, PhD.
 
 
 

 
 
 

August 31 - Fellows Lecture
Astrid Belalcazar Portacio, MD - "Localized Pancreatic Cancer: Increasing the chances for cure"
 
 
 

August 31 - Grand Rounds
Sumin Kang, PhD - "Cellular and Metabolic Signaling in Human Malignancies"
 
 
 

September 1 - Cancer Cell Biology (CCB) Program Meeting
Alvaro Monteiro, PhD - "Functional Analysis of Cancer Susceptibility Loci: Looking for the Monster Within"
 
 
 

September 2 - No Elkin Lecture
 
 
 

A selection of media stories and news coverage for Winship Cancer Institute.
 
 
 

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View a selection of cancer-related federal and private funding opportunities.
 
 
 

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