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(Oct. 14) Frontiers in Medical Sciences Lecture Series - 161

Last updated :2013-10-10

Topic: Telomerase: a key regulator of all of the hallmarks of cancer
Speaker: Dr. Vinay Tergaonkar
, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Chair: Prof. WANG Haihe, Zhongshan School of Medicine, SYSU
Time: 15:00 PM, Monday, October 14, 2013 
Venue: Lecture Room, 15th Floor, Research Building, North Campus, SYSU
Organizer: Zhongshan School of Medicine, SYSU

Brief Introduction:

Prof. Vinay Tergaonkar received his Ph.D. from National Center for Biological Sciences, India in 2001. From 2001 to 2005, he carried on his postdoc. research in the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA. In 2005, he joined Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) as an assistant professor, and promoted to an associate professor in 2010. His research interest is mainly on the inflammation and tumorigenesis, especially in the deregulated activity of the transcription factor NFkB. His group has published around 40 research papers, including on Cell (2), Cancer Cell (2), Nature Cell Biology (4), Molecular Cell (2) and PNAS (1), and one review on Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. He also is the editorial board member of several peer-reviewed journals.