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UNC School of Medicine Rising Star Seminar with Tigist Tamir
May 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tigist Tamir, PhD
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title of talk: “The Chronicles of Oxidative Stress: the phosphoproteome, the metabolome, and the molecular signatures in obesity”
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Host Department: Pharmacology
About Dr. Tamir: Originally from Ethiopia, Tigist has lived in Virginia and North Carolina since moving to the United States. She received her B.S. in Biology and Bio-Mathematics from the College of William and Mary, and her Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her scientific focus is on identifying the convergence between cancer cell signaling and metabolism. She is applying techniques in proteomics, metabolomics, and computational modeling to study the processes that promote resistance to cancer therapy.