JCCC research seminar featuring Dr. Erina Vlashi
Treatment-induced metabolic plasticity leads to cancer cell reprogramming
- Date: March 09, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
- Location: 53-105 CHS
Los Angeles, California 90095
Erina Vlashi, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Division of Cellular and Molecular Oncology (DMCO)
Dr. Erina Vlashi’s laboratory has made the unique discovery that cancer stem cells (CSCs) have low proteasome activity. They can exploit this feature to identify, track and target CSCs, and to explore important questions about CSCs, such as their radiobiology, metabolic characteristics and the factors involved in the ability of non-CSCs to reprogram into CSCs.
Light lunch served
Sponsored by UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Cancer and Stem Cell Biology program