Lecture: The Biology of Cancer

Submitted by admin on Sat, 08/20/2011 - 20:49
Cancer Cell
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A1-065, Main Building, University of Limerick

Cancer cell

The IBIOLI and in collaboration with the NCE-MSTL invite you to a lecture titled “The Biology of Cancer”, presented by Dr Patrick Kiely.  This talk is aimed at second level teachers and the general public and it is designed as an overview of the disease. It will take the audience on a journey right through the hallmarks of cancer, the causes of cancer, cancer prevention and cancer diagnosis and will describe how some cancer treatments work.

The primary focus is on Breast Cancer; however other cancers, such as prostate cancer and leukemia will also be discussed. Dr Kiely will briefly describe the work being carried out by the researchers in his Laboratory in the University of Limerick who are trying to establish new therapeutic targets for cancer.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Patrick Kiely

Dr Kiely is a Lecturer in the Department of Life Sciences, UL and is Principal Investigator of the Laboratory of Cellular & Molecular Biology and a member of the Materials and Surface Science Institute (MSSI). Dr Kiely was recently elected to the council of the Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR).


To book a place contact Ms Helen Fitzgerald by telephone on 061-234786  or email Helen.Fitzgerald@ul.ie