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Monday, February 6, 2017
Department of Biological Sciences (Conference/Workshop/Seminar)

Jeewon Kim, Research Scientist/Manager; Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford California, will present a talk entitled, "My Experience in Translational Science at Stanford Cancer Institute".

Everyone is welcome! Thank you for your support!

This individual is a candidate for the Assistant Professor of Cancer Cell Biology opening in Biological Sciences. Contact the name below if you are interested in receiving a copy of her CV.

Chemoresistant cancer cells express high levels of aldehyde dehydrogenases (ALDHs), particularly in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) and lung cancer. The ALDH family of enzymes detoxify both exogenous and endogenous aldehydes. Since many chemotherapeutic agents, such as cisplatin, result in the generation of cytotoxic aldehydes and oxidative stress, cells expressing high levels of ALDH may be more chemoresisteant due to their increased detoxifying capacity.

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Location: Sudro 24
Price: free and open to public
Host: Department of Biological Sciences
Contact: Wendy J. Leach
E-Mail: wendy.leach@ndsu.edu

(701) 231-7087

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