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SCIENCE DAILY: Finding hints at novel target for Ewing sarcoma therapy

July 17, 2020

Originally Published by: Science Daily New insights into Ewing sarcoma, an aggressive childhood cancer, were published July 15 in the journal Nature. Researchers from the Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San A …


UT Health SA Newsroom: Finding published in Nature hints at novel therapeutic target for Ewing sarcoma

July 16, 2020

New insights into Ewing sarcoma, an aggressive childhood cancer, were published July 15 in the prestigious journal Nature. Researchers from the Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio contributed to the s …


Alexander J.R. Bishop, DPhil. & Aparna Gorthi, Ph.D., Co-Author Nature Research Paper

July 15, 2020

   Bishop                    Gorthi “Nucleolar RNA Polymerase II Drives Ribosome Biogenesis” Publication Date: July 15, 2020 Abstract Proteins are manufactured by ribosomes—macromolecular complexes of protein and RNA molecules that are assembled within …


Dr. Raushan Kurmasheva, JCM Guest Editor, invites you to submit research articles, review articles as well as short communications for the Special Issue “The Current Treatment of Childhood Cancer”, by November 30, 2020.

July 6, 2020

 


Graduate Student Awarded CPRIT 2020 Predoctoral Training Fellowship (Bishop Lab)

June 22, 2020

Congratulations to Pramiti Mukhopadhyay, Graduate Research Assistant in Alexander J. R. Bishop DPhil lab, on recently being awarded a CPRIT 2020 Predoctoral Training Fellowship.  This valuable funding will help Ms. Mukhopadhyay continue her Ewing sarco …


Kunal Baxi, Ph.D. to receive Translational Science Training (TST) TL1 award. (Ignatius Lab)

May 18, 2020

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, UT Health San Antonio wishes to congratulate Kunal Baxi, Ph.D., from the lab of Principal Investigator, Myron Ignatius, Ph.D. on receiving the UT Health San Antonio, Translational Science Training (TST) …


MDPI Cancers Magazine – Reconstruction of Ewing Sarcoma Developmental Context from Mass-Scale Transcriptomics Reveals Characteristics of EWSR1-FLI1 Permissibility (Bishop Lab)

April 16, 2020

by  Henry E. Miller 1,2, Aparna Gorthi 1,2, Nicklas Bassani 2, Liesl A. Lawrence 1,2, Brian S. Iskra 1,2 and Alexander J. R. Bishop 1,2,* This study aims at defining the features of the cell of origin for Ewing sarcoma through comparative bioinformatic …


“Singing in the Mud”, Message from the Dean

April 13, 2020

Former UT Chancellor, retired Admiral, and retired Navy Seal William H. McRaven wrote a story in the Washington Post that is worth sharing widely- “For a would-be Navy SEAL, Hell Week is the worst week of the toughest military training in the world. It …


Pipette Gazette: Unknown Pathogenic Agents: When Common Decency Is Better Than Nothing (Aune Lab)

April 6, 2020

Originally Published, Pipette Gazette: By: Brian Iskra, The pandemic of COVID-19 is a challenging situation for every member of society; we all have our role to play in mitigating the mortality caused by the infection. Medical professionals are at the …


Katsumi Kitagawa, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Awarded $1M NSF Grant

March 16, 2020

Overview: Centromeres are essential for chromosome segregation during mitosis. The kinetochore is the protein complex associated with the centromere. Dysfunction in centromeres causes chromosome instability and can result in aneuploidy. The overall goa …