W E E K L Y U P D A T E
Friday, April 30, 2010
Dr. Piyali Dasgupta, an Assistant Professor in the Depart-
ment of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Toxicology at the
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, published
“Capsaicin Displays Anti-Proliferative Activity against Hu-
man Small Cell Lung Cancer in Cell Culture and Nude
Mice Models via the E2F Pathway,” in the international
scientific and medical research journal PLoS One (The
Public Library of Science). Dr. Dasgupta and four lab
members presented their research at the Experimental
Biology 2010 Meeting, held this week in Anaheim, CA.
Faculty Publications and Presentations: Dr. Piyali Dasgupta
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News: Undergraduate Presents at EB 2010
Kathleen C. Brown, an undergraduate Biological Sciences major working with Dr. Piyali Dasgupta,
was selected to give the oral presentation, “MG624, an α7-nicotinic receptor antagonist inhibits
growth of human small cell lung cancer by induction of p73” at the Experimental Biology 2010
Meeting. She is also the first author on the publication highlighted below. Abstract...
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Resource: The Assessment Office
Marshall University’s Office of Assessment and Program Review was designed to support
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The Office’s intended goal is for continuous improvements to occur in teaching and learning.
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