Zhe Wang

Chemistry Graduate Student

Major Professor: Dr. Amy Sang

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Grow Neuronal Organoids to Model Human Brain Diseases and for Drug Screening.

Abstract:

I will mainly talk about the current status of organoid usage in disease study and drug screening, especially for brain disease. Thus I would like to generate brain organoid to understand brain disease or cancer, I will also talk about my research plan and some work I have done in this kind of project.

 

Mayassa Bou Dargham

Biochemistry Graduate Student

Major Professor: Dr. Amy Sang

 

 

Title: Subgrouping Breast Cancer Patients Based on Immune Evasion Mechanisms and Unraveling a High Involvement of Tumor Growth Factor-beta and Decoy Receptor 3

 

Abstract:

To improve breast cancer patients’ immunotherapy outcome, we analyzed the expression of breast cancer immune-related genes and identified putative drug targets and biomarkers for the development of rational combination therapies based on tumor gene expression profiles and immune evasion mechanisms.