ZOOMinar Series: Miguel N. Rivera, MD (Harvard Medical School)
Event Date & TimeDecember 4, 2020 at 11:00 am CST
LocationZoom Meeting ID: TBA
Join Greehey CCRI online as we welcome Miguel N. Rivera, MD., Assistant Professor, Pathology, Harvard Medical School,
Dr. Rivera's presentation will be conducted virtually, Zoom meeting info to follow.
Presentation Title: “Mechanisms of chromatin regulation in pediatric cancer”
Meeting ID: 994 4112 7696
Greehey CCRI Hosts: Alexander J.R. Bishop, DPhil & David S. Libich, PhD
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About the Speaker(s)
Mutations often drive pediatric tumors in genes that directly control gene expression programs such as transcription factors and chromatin regulators. Our laboratory uses genomic technologies to identify abnormal gene regulation patterns in tumors and to analyze critical oncogenic pathways in several systems. Given that the mechanisms that drive pediatric tumors are poorly understood at present, we anticipate that our work will point to new therapies for these diseases.