Research Seminar

MWRI Work-in-Progress: LARP1 and post-transcriptional gene regulation in cancer



Date
September 16, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Sarah Blagden, MD, PhD
Consultant Medical Oncologist & Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London
Location
Magee-Womens Research Institute, 204 Craft Ave, 1st Floor Conf Center
Admission
Physicians earn 1.0 CME credits
Light lunch provided. Registration not required.
Description

The talk will describe why messenger RNA is an important, but often overlooked, regulator of gene expression. It will focus on the issue of chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer and summarise some research findings around the RNA binding protein LARP1.