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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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Summer Camp

Filed in LabNews by on July 12, 2019
Summer Camp

We hosted Akron Public School students in a two-week summer camp, thanks to funding from NSF to make it possible to offer the opportunity to these talented young women!

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Conference presentations

Filed in LabNews by on May 26, 2019

Sunil and Dr. Tavana gave a poster and a podium presentation at the 2019 Midwest Tumor Microenvironment Conference in University of Notre Dame.

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More awards to Maddie and Pradip!

Filed in LabNews by on April 10, 2019

Maddie and Pradip won best poster presentation awards for undergraduate research and graduate research at the 2019 University of Akron Interdisciplinary Symposium. Congratulations on back-to-back achievements!

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