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CCBIO Seminar – Sebastian Marwitz

Welcome to a CCBIO seminar with speaker Sebastian Marwitz, PI at the Lung Research Center, Borstel, Germany. This is a digital event in Zoom, so you can participate from wherever your are. Open to the public.

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Speaker: Sebastian Marwitz, PI at the Lung Research Center in Borstel, Germany

Title: A pathway and spatial biology approach to NSCLC

Time: October 28 at 14.30

Place: Digital event in a Zoom webinar, access code will be available here.

Host: Donald Gullberg

Abstract

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide and many patients have despite recent developments an unfavorable prognosis which results in an ongoing need for new or combined therapeutic approaches targeting molecular pathways or cellular functions. The transforming growth factor beta (TGFB) pathway is pleiotropically involved in a multitude of processes at the cellular level and is considered as either pro or anti-tumorigenic, depending on the microenvironment and stage of carcinogenesis. The talk will be focused on TGFB signaling as well as spatial biology approaches in lung cancer.

Background:

  • 2021: Principal Investigator at German Center for Lung Research; Spatial biology platform
  • 2019: Scientist, Reseach Center Borstel – Leibniz Lung Center, Pathology
  • 2018 – 2019: Visiting Researcher, Earle A Chiles Research Institute, Portland, OR, USA
  • 2014 – 2018: Scientist, Reseach Center Borstel – Leibniz Lung Center, Pathology
  •  2010 – 2014: PhD student, University of Lübeck
  • 2008 – 2010: Msc, Christian-AlbrechtsUniversity Kiel
  • 2005 – 2008: Bsc, University of Hamburg

Area of scientific interest: Pathway biology, spatial biology, cancer, lung diseases

Webpage: https://fz-borstel.de/index.php/en/

Linkedin:linkedin.com/in/sebastian-marwitz

Twitter: @MarwitzS

Welcome!

Zoom practicalities:

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