Associate Professor Lenka Munoz - University of Sydney

Associate Professor Lenka Munoz - University of Sydney

Location: 
Seminar Room 1
Start Time: 
Wed, 13/03/2019 - 3:00pm
End Time: 
Wed, 13/03/2019 - 4:00pm

Targeting glioblastoma stem cells​

Special seminar hosted by Dr Najoua Lalaoui

Lenka Munoz received PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Bonn, Germany. Her post-doctoral training in molecular pharmacology was at the Northwestern University, USA. She is an Associate Professor and Laboratory Head at The University of Sydney, Australia. Her research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanism of action of cancer drugs and developing effective therapies for glioblastoma. Recent work includes publications in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacological Research, Oncogene and Cell Death Discovery. She also has a substantial intellectual property and out-licencing portfolio around neuro-oncology therapeutics that she has developed.