Tavana

rss feed

Tavana's Latest Posts

Paper on cancer migration and metastasis

Filed in Uncategorized by on January 3, 2020

Pradip’s new paper showing that two natural compounds (fisetin and quercetin) prevent migration, invasion, and metastasis of triple negative breast cancer cells is published in BMC Cancer!

Continue Reading »

Congrats to Pradip

Filed in LabNews by on December 16, 2019
Congrats to Pradip

Pradip is formally Dr. Shahi Thakuri! We are proud of you and your achievements and wish you a successful postdoc in AstraZeneca.

Continue Reading »

NCI PIs’ meeting

Filed in LabNews by on November 20, 2019

Dr. Tavana will attend and present on the 3D tumor modeling project in the 2019 NCI/IMAT PIs’ meeting in Los Angeles Nov 22-23.

Continue Reading »

Travel Award!

Filed in LabNews by on October 21, 2019

Sunil won a travel award to the 2020 Society for Lab Automation and Screening conference (www.slas2020.org), congratulations!

Continue Reading »

BMES 2019

Filed in LabNews by on October 21, 2019

Had a great BMES meeting with four presentations and catching up with colleagues and friends!

Continue Reading »

New Research Grant

Filed in LabNews by on October 1, 2019

Dr. Tavana and his collaborator at Vanderbilt University were awarded a research grant to study clinical cancer treatment regimens in engineered tumor models.

Continue Reading »

New Diversity Grant

Filed in LabNews by on October 1, 2019

Dr. Tavana was awarded a new grant from NIH to support Justin Putman’s research in our lab toward the NCI’s goal of increasing diversity in cancer research.

Continue Reading »

PhD Defense

Filed in LabNews by on October 1, 2019

Pradip successfully defended his PhD dissertation. Congratulations Dr. Shahi Thakuri! Using a 3D tumor model, he showed that cancer cells develop adaptive resistance to drugs by activation of feedback signaling and introduced treatment regimens to suppress drug resistance.

Continue Reading »

Paper by undergraduate student

Filed in Uncategorized by on August 16, 2019

Maddie’s first-authored paper was just accepted in Advanced Therapeutics! Impressively, this is the result of four years of research during her undergraduate studies.

Continue Reading »

Research Grant

Filed in Uncategorized by on July 12, 2019

Dr. Tavana was awarded a new R33 grant from NIH to develop models of human breast tumors that will help understand biology of the disease and facilitate discovery of cancer drugs. Take a look at the media page: https://uakron.edu/im/news/ua-professor-receives-1-13m-federal-grant-to-further-develop-3d-breast-tumor-models/

Continue Reading »