Postcards from AACR


Posted by Chris S on May 17, 2017 3:05:00 AM

Cancer research is near and dear to our hearts, but so is having a good time. AACR is an annual opportunity to get out of the office and get after both.

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Topics: Cancer Research, Just for fun

Webinar | Key signaling pathways in cancer: Emerging trends in immunometabolism


Posted by Carolyn P on Mar 22, 2017 7:00:00 AM

 

Immune cells divide rapidly when mounting an immune response against a pathogen, for example, or when initiating a wound-healing response. To accommodate the increased energy requirements to mount the immune response, these cells may employ metabolic pathways similar to those engaged by cancer cells—pathways such as aerobic glycolysis. This correlation presents the intriguing possibility that understanding immune cell metabolism will provide new and actionable insights into the behavior of tumor cells. In this webinar, our expert speakers will explore how this phenomenon is being studied and describe how it could enable the development of new strategies in the fight against cancer. 

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Topics: Cancer Immunology, Cancer Research, Webinars

Webinar | Deciphering Cancer: Genomic Instability in Cancer


Posted by Carolyn P on Nov 30, 2016 3:00:00 AM

 

While it is well established that DNA damage can increase the risk of cancer, changes to the epigenome or the chromatin architecture are equally important. DNA damage triggers a redistribution of DNA-binding proteins around the site of damage, resulting in localized and temporary alteration of chromatin structure. However, repeated cycles of DNA damage and repair may lead to permanent changes in the epigenome, thereby promoting the onset of diseases such as cancer. This webinar will examine how we may be able to develop effective new therapeutic options for cancer treatment by targeting proteins responsible for chromatin modifications.

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Topics: Cancer Immunology, Cancer Research, Webinars

Webinar | Targeting Cancer Pathways: Understanding Immune Checkpoints


Posted by Carolyn P on Aug 17, 2016 3:00:00 AM

 
In this webinar, the speakers will explore how tumors exploit immune modulatory mechanisms to generate and thrive in their own immunosuppressive microenvironment. In addition, they will:
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Topics: Cancer Immunology, Cancer Research, Webinars

Webinar - Multiplex Immunohistochemistry (IHC)


Posted by Liana G on Jun 8, 2016 3:00:00 AM

Analysis of Immune Checkpoint Control Protein Co-expression in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Using Novel Rabbit Monoclonal Antibodies and Multiplex IHC

With an increasing number of biomarkers and, often, limited availability of biopsy material, there is a growing need for multiplexed assays for both research and clinical purposes. IHC based solutions are particularly attractive in the field of immuno-oncology, as maintaining spatial context within the tumor microenvironment provides meaningful and potentially actionable information.

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Topics: Protocols, IHC, Cancer Immunology, Cancer Research, mIHC

Webinar | Targeting Cancer Pathways: Understanding Immune Checkpoints


Posted by Carolyn P on Feb 3, 2016 3:00:00 AM

In this webinar, the speakers will explore how tumors exploit immune modulatory mechanisms to generate and thrive in their own immunosuppressive microenvironment. In addition, they will:
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Topics: Cancer Immunology, Cancer Research

Webinar - Multiplex Immunohistochemistry (IHC)


Posted by Liana G on Jan 13, 2016 3:00:00 AM

Analysis of Immune Checkpoint Control Protein Co-expression in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Using Novel Rabbit Monoclonal Antibodies and Multiplex IHC

With an increasing number of biomarkers and, often, limited availability of biopsy material, there is a growing need for multiplexed assays for both research and clinical purposes. IHC based solutions are particularly attractive in the field of immuno-oncology, as maintaining spatial context within the tumor microenvironment provides meaningful and potentially actionable information.

Watch the video below.

 

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Topics: Protocols, IHC, Cancer Immunology, Cancer Research, mIHC

Journal Club:  Hippo pathway and intestinal stem cell regeneration


Posted by Liana G on Jan 6, 2016 3:00:00 AM

Journal Club: YAP-dependent reprogramming of Lgr5+ stem cells drives intestinal regeneration and cancer.

In the spirit of keeping you abreast of new and interesting scientific discoveries, the writers at CST have embraced the idea of a virtual journal club, where we discuss recently published scientific literature.

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Topics: Cancer Research, Journal Club

Webinar - Simplify Proteomics


Posted by Claire S on Dec 16, 2015 3:00:00 AM

Post Translational Modification: Antibody Enrichment for Mass Spectrometry-based Proteomics

Continuing our theme of simplifying proteomics we present a webinar featuring Matthew Stokes, Ph.D., principal scientist of the proteomics group here at Cell Signaling Technology and Christopher Rose, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow in the Gygi Lab at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Stokes describes PTMScan® technology, a method that uses antibodies to enrich specific post-translationally modified (PTM) peptides (e.g., phosphorylated, methylated, ubiquitinated etc) from a complex mixture prior to LC-MS/MS analysis. Dr. Rose demonstrates how, by combining PTMScan technology with isobaric labeling, specifically with tandem mass tags (TMTs), his lab quantified over 15,000 ubiquitination events in Bortezomib treated cells.

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Topics: Protocols, Cancer Research, Proteomics, PTMScan

Discovery Through Validation: ChIP Assays


Posted by Carolyn P on Sep 30, 2015 9:43:00 AM

Cell Signaling Technology is proud to present the following On-Demand Webinar: 

The Use of Highly Validated Antibodies and Optimized ChIP Assays to Analyze Epigenetic Marks and Mechanism in DIsease

Sayura Aoyagi, Ph.D, CST Antibody Validation Scientist

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Topics: Cancer Research

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