Events

Third Annual CaNCURE Co-op Showcase

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 12:00 PM

posted in: CaNCURE mentor symposium

Our third annual CaNCURE Co-op Showcase will feature talks and posters by the 2017 CaNCURE co-op students, all of whom have performed cutting edge nanomedicine research in laboratories across Boston.  We invite all faculty and students to join us on Dec 13 at Noon to celebrate the accomplishments of our Nanomedicine trainees! No registration is necessary […]

Visual Communication: Tips and tricks for effective posters

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 3:00 PM

posted in: CaNCURE Professional Development Activity

A research poster is a visual communication tool that allows you to describe and share your research in a concise graphic format. It can attract attention, convey information clearly, and initiate conversations at any stage of the research process. Researchers often create posters before the completion of the research project in order to invite feedback […]

Progress Towards Rational Cancer Therapy

Friday, November 10, 2017 3:25 PM

posted in: Joint CaNCURE and Nanomedicine Academy Seminar

Dr. Zdravka Medarova Associate Professor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School   Progress Towards Rational Cancer Therapy Over 90% of deaths from cancer are, in fact, due to metastasis and not the primary tumor. However, development of cancer therapeutics is traditionally focused on the primary tumor, which is partly the reason behind the poor outcomes in […]

Nanomedicine in Cancer

Friday, November 3, 2017 3:25 PM

posted in: Joint CaNCURE and Nanomedicine Academy Seminar

Karen Liby, Ph.D. Associate Professor at Pharmacology & Toxicology, Michigan State University   Despite tremendous progress in our understanding of the biology of cancer, the translation of these advances into a clinical benefit has not kept pace, as the number of deaths from cancer remain unacceptably high. However, rapid advancements in nanomedicine provide opportunities to […]

Biomedical Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles: Remote Control of Cells

Friday, October 27, 2017 3:25 PM

posted in: Joint CaNCURE and Nanomedicine Academy Seminar

Jon Dobson, Ph.D. J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering & Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida The use of magnetic micro‐ and nanoparticles for biomedical applications was first proposed in the 1920s as a way to measure the rheological properties of the cytoplasm. Since that time, particle synthesis techniques and […]