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Rodrigo Curvello – Monash University

17/05/2024 1:00 pm - 17/05/2024 2:00 pm
Location
Davis Auditorium

WEHI Special Personalised Oncology Seminar hosted by Dr Tracy Putoczki
 

Rodrigo Curvello

Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering – Monash University

 

Tumour tissue-engineered models to target cancer metabolism

 

In-person only presentation

Davis Auditorium

Including Q&A session

 

Rodrigo completed his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at Monash University in 2020. He has a multidisciplinary background bridging the fields of biomaterials and cell biology and has developed engineered biomaterials for the growth of gastrointestinal organoids. Currently, Rodrigo is a research fellow at the 3D Cancer Models Group and leads a research program focused on engineering the tumour microenvironment to target cancer metabolism.

 

In this presentation, he will introduce how tissue engineering approaches can be applied to recreate pancreatic cancer ‘on a dish’, shedding light on how the tumour microenvironment shapes cancer metabolism. 

 

 

All welcome!

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