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Tumor Cell Panels in Cancer Research and Drug Discovery

Aug 23, 2012 at 12:00 PM ET


Human cancer cell lines have been used as essential tools in both high-throughput drug screening and detailed molecular mechanism studies. This webinar will focus on genetic characterization of human cancer cell lines currently used in laboratories. Additionally, it will introduce how to choose the best cell lines and cell line panels for biological understanding of top genetic alterations across tumor types, and for testing small molecules or biologics for cancer drug development.

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Fang Tian, PhD

Lead Scientist, ATCC Cell Systems

Dr. Fang Tian, Lead Scientist, head of the Translational Cell Biology Group for ATCC Cell Systems, has extensive experience in cell biology and molecular biology. She oversees human, animal cell lines and hybridomas, and product development in the Cell Biology General Collection at ATCC. Dr. Tian was a research fellow in Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. She conducted postdoctoral research at the Hillman Cancer Institute of UPMC.