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JCCC Research Seminar featuring Dr. Cun-Yu Wang
Talk title TBA
- Date: February 16, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
- Location: Virtual event (registration required, see description)
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, California 90095
NOTE: This is event is being held virtually. To attend via Zoom, registration is required. Please visit this link to register and attend: cancer.ucla.edu/JCCCSeminarSeries.
Cun-Yu Wang, DDS, PhD
Professor and Chair, School of Dentistry, Division of Oral Biology and Medicine
Dr. Cun-Yu Wang's research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of inflammation, apoptosis and oncogenesis. Previously, Wang and his colleagues have discovered that NF-kappaB, a stress-responsive transcription factor, is a major effector of inducible anti-apoptotic mechanisms. Currently, Wang's laboratory works on several important areas related to cancer biology and therapy: regulation of tumor metastasis by NF-kappaB, Wnt signaling and oncogenesis, molecular control of invasive growth of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and human adult stem cells including cancer stem cells.
Sponsored by the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Epigenomics, RNA & Gene Regulation research program.