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Shared Resources Day 2022

  • Date: October 24, 2022 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: California NanoSystems Institute
    Los Angeles, California 90095

Shared Resources Day 2022

The in-person event will bring together the cancer research community from across UCLA, including faculty researchers, physician-scientists, graduate students, post-docs, other trainees and research staff to learn more about the Center’s Shared Resources and how they can support the cancer research community.

Registration is now open! This is an in-person event and RSVP is required. Please visit our registration site and reserve your spot today! This event is free of charge.

About the event

The Shared Resources Day is an opportunity to learn about the shared resources available at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center to help advance cancer research programs. Activities will include informational talks on the six Cancer Center Shared Resources, short talks from users about their science and how it has been advanced through the use of the Shared Resources, poster displays, networking, and more.

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Antoni Ribas, Professor in the departments of Medicine, Surgery, and Molecular & Medical Pharmacology and Director of the JCCC Tumor Immunology Research Program.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

For further information, please contact Juliana Ryan at

Event agenda


Registration Open


Welcome & Opening Remarks
Michael Teitell, MD, PhD
Professor & Latta Endowed Chair in Pathology
Director, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive
President, UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation

Zoran Galic, PhD
Director of Shared Resources
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center


Keynote Presentation
"Sharing Resources to Improve PD-1 Blockade Therapies"

Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Surgery, and Molecular & Medical Pharmacology
Director, Tumor Immunology Research Program
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (PICI) at UCLA


Introduction to the Genomics Shared Resource
Xinmin Li, PhD
Director, Genomics Shared Resource


Introduction to the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource
Zoran Galic, PhD
Flow Cytometry Shared Resource


Introduction to the Small Animal Imaging Shared Resource
Shili Xu, PhD
Co-Director, Small Animal Imaging Shared Resource


Lunch & Poster Viewing


Introduction to the Biostatistics, Analytical Support & Evaluation Shared Resource
Gang Li, PhD
Director, Biostatistics, Analytical Support & Evaluation
David Elashoff, PhD
Co-Director, Biostatistics, Analytical Support & Evaluation


Introduction to the Translational Pathology Core Laboratory Shared Resource
Dawn Ward, MD
Co-Director, Translational Pathology Core Laborator


Introduction to the Molecular Screening Shared Resource
Robert Damoiseaux, PhD
Director, Molecular Screening Shared Resource


Tumor Metabolic Responses to Radiation Therapy
Erina Vlashi, PhD
Associate Professo
Department of Radiation Oncology
Division of Molecular & Cellular Oncology


A Novel Antibody-based Theranostic Platform Targeting Mesenchymal Stem Cell Derived Tumors

H. David Ulmert, MD, PHD
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular & Medical Pharmacology


Exploring Cell-free DNA in Biofluids with the JCCC Genomics Shared Resource

Jordan Cheng, DMD
Graduate Student
Laboratory of Dr. David Wong, UCLA School of Dentistry


Dissecting Hematopoietic Stem Cell Development in Human Embryo Using Single Cell and Spatial Transcriptomics

Hanna Mikkola, MD, PhD
Department of Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology


Closing Remarks

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