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Science Advances: Predicting and characterizing a cancer dependency map of tumors with deep learning (Aune, Chen, Rao, Houghton & Zheng Labs)

August 24, 2021

Yu-Chiao Chiu1, Siyuan Zheng1,2, Li-Ju Wang1, View ORCID ProfileBrian S. Iskra1, View ORCID ProfileManjeet K. Rao1,3, Peter J. Houghton1,4, View ORCID ProfileYufei Huang5,6,* and View ORCID ProfileYidong Chen1,2,* Abstract Genome-wide loss-of-function …

Science Advances: Regulation of telomere homeostasis and genomic stability in cancer by N6-adenosine methylation (m6A) (Rao & Zheng Labs)

July 29, 2021

View ORCID ProfileJi Hoon Lee1,†, View ORCID ProfileJuyeong Hong1,†, View ORCID ProfileZhao Zhang1,†, View ORCID ProfileBárbara de la Peña Avalos2,3, View ORCID ProfileCecilia J. Proietti4, View ORCID ProfileAgustina Roldán Deamicis4, View ORCID Profil …

Please welcome the Greehey CCRI summer 2021 interns

June 7, 2021

*not all summer program students pictured                     Greehey CCRI would like to welcome the 2021 Donald G McEwen, Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research Program students. Gaby Ruban – Dr. Chen …

International Journal of Molecular Sciences: A Comprehensive Analysis into the Therapeutic Application of Natural Products as SIRT6 Modulators in Alzheimer’s Disease, Aging, Cancer, Inflammation, and Diabetes (Rao Lab)

April 30, 2021

Raushanara Akter 1, Afrina Afrose 1, Md Rashidur Rahman 2, Rakhi Chowdhury 1, Saif Shahriar Rahman Nirzhor 3, Rubayat Islam Khan 4, Md Tanvir Kabir 1 ABSTRACT Natural products have long been used as drugs to treat a wide array of human diseases. The le …

APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED: Greehey CCRI Donald G McEwen, Memorial Summer 2021 Undergraduate Research Program

April 6, 2021

Applications are now being accepted for the Greehey CCRI Undergraduate Summer Internship Program.   The purpose of the Greehey CCRI Undergraduate Summer Internship Program is to allow talented undergraduate students interested in a career in academic r …

Postdoctoral Fellow Opening (Rao Lab)

January 1, 2021

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (Greehey CCRI) at the UT Health Science Center – San Antonio is looking for an outstanding postdoctoral fellow to work in the laboratory of Dr. Manjeet Rao, PhD. We are seeking a self-motivated postdocto …

Yahoo Finance: Greehey CCRI Deputy Director, Manjeet Rao, PhD to Present at the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)

December 8, 2020

This year’s conference will feature an oral presentation by Manjeet Rao, PhD, about a possible FDA-approved anti-depressant being studied that may block breast cancer growth by preventing breast cancer cells from repairing themselves. Dr. Rao has been …

PIPETTE GAZETTE: CSA Shoutout to Graduating Student Pooja Yadav (Rao Lab)

August 11, 2020

Congratulations to one of our CSA graduate students Pooja Yadav, M.S. (Cancer Biology discipline) who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on June 25!

Future Focus: San Antonio lands one of its largest Cancer Grants to Bring in New Talent

February 27, 2020

CPRIT officials said this is one of the largest amounts San Antonio institutions have collectively received from the institute in a single funding round since it was established by Texas voters in 2007. CPRIT CEO Wayne Roberts said it’s also further in …

Manjeet Rao, PhD in his lab

Manjeet Rao, PhD, Awarded NCI, R01 Grant to Test Efficacy of Novel Drug

Dr. Manjeet Rao, Greehey CCRI Deputy Director (interim), was recently awarded a grant from National Cancer Institute ($2.1 million) to test the therapeutic efficacy of a novel drug that can inhibit the function of a protein that is highly expressed in …

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