Engineered Models and Mechanisms in Cancer (EM2C)

The EM2C Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in LSL 330 Room located on Campus at UMass Amherst. 

2018 Date Presenter Title
April 11th, 2018 Jungwoo Lee General Approach to Creating Bone Marrow Tissue Models for Studying Metastasis
May 9th, 2018 Yubing Sun Biomechanical microenvironment regulates fusogenicity of breast cancer cells
June 13th, 2018


July 11th, 2018


August 8th, 2018


September 12th, 2018 Mike Lee and Shelly Peyton

Tissue-specific drug responses of metastatic breast cancer cells

October 10th, 2018 Joe Jerry Tumor Models
November 14th, 2018 Joe Jerry Discussion of Models and Resources to Catalyze Cancer Research
December 12th, 2018 Cancelled  

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2017 Date Past Presenter Title
February 8th, 2017 Sallie Schneider  
April 12th, 2017 Shelly Payton  
May 10th, 2107 Neil Forbes Targeted Therapies
September 13th, 2017 Leonid Pobezinsky T-Cell Development and the Implications It Has for Cancer Immunology and Therapeutics
October 11th, 2017 Bertrand Janne d’Othee  
November 8th, 2017 Ashish A. Kulkarni Nanoscale Approaches for Therapeutic Immune Modulation