Mining the Tumor Microenvironment: Advanced Tools and Protocols for Tumor-Cell Signaling

The Scientist is bringing together a panel of experts to discuss the interplay of cells within the tumor microenvironment

The Scientist Creative Services Team
Jul 31, 2017

 

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The tumor microenvironment forms a complex, privileged zone where conditions are permissive for unchecked tumor progression. Therein, both cancer and stromal cells exhibit aberrant growth and survival signaling, making pathway analyses ever-more difficult. Advanced tools have enabled deeper, more thorough investigation into how the tumor microenvironment has adapted to evade the immune system, and how we might counteract those adaptations. The Scientist is bringing together a panel of experts to discuss the interplay of cells within the tumor microenvironment and to share their latest methods and findings. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with the experts, ask questions, and seek advice on topics that are related to their research.

Topics to be covered:

  • Studying pro-cancer signaling within the tumor niche
  • New assays for analyzing cell behavior and signaling within the tumor microenvironment

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Meet...

Shijie Sheng, PhD
Professor, Departments of Pathology and Oncology
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Leader, Tumor Biology and Microenvironment Program,
Karamos Cancer Institute

 

Gagan Deep, PhD 
Associate Professor
Department of Cancer Biology
Wake Forest School of Medicine

 

 

 

 

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