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CTSI Seminar featuring Dr. Jayanta Debanth

Talk title TBA

  • Date: April 21, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Virtual event (see description)
    Los Angeles, California 90095

NOTE: This is event is being held virtually. Registration is required. Please visit this Zoom link to register and attend:

Presented by
Jayanta Debanth, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology
University of California San Francisco (UCSF)

Dr. Jayantha Debanth's laboratory focuses on how autophagy, a fundamental catabolic process in which a cell literally “eats itself”, contributes to cell survival and cancer progression. His lab utilizes cell biological, biochemical and proteomics approaches combined in vivo murine cancer models to determine the role of autophagy in cancer metabolism, cell survival and oncogenic transformation; delineate the role of autophagy in breast cancer progression and metastasis in vivo; and dissect the biological and biochemical functions of the molecules that control autophagy (called ATGs) to ultimately exploit this process for therapeutic benefit.

Sponsored by the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

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