American Cancer Society (ACS) Orange County open house

Lawson presents lab research program overview at ACS open house, where ACS volunteers and staff mingle, make blankets to donate to local cancer patients, and discuss cancer topics.

Lawson lab awarded pilot grant for Human Cell Atlas initiative

Together with Nick Navin’s lab at MD Anderson and Kai Kessenbrock’s lab at UCI, we have secured pilot funds from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to build a benchmark cell atlas of the human breast, using a series of single cell transcriptomic, epigenomic, and spatial genomic technologies.

 

 

Liu et al published in Science Translational Medicine

Mechanoresponsive cell system (MRCS) can selectively identify and treat cancer metastases by targeting the specific biophysical cues in the tumor niche.

Beach party celebration!

Congrats to Ryan on a new chapter, and Bon voyage to our spectacular lab manager Anh! We will miss you and best of luck in medical school.

Congrats to our 2017 Grads!

‘Breast Cancer Brigade’ coffee hour fundraiser

Raising money for UCI’s inaugural anti-cancer challenge charity event!

 

 

Undergrads present at UROP symposium

Undergrad researchers from our lab present posters on their research at the annual UCI Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) symposium

 

 

Lawson lab Marches for Science, Los Angeles 2017

Devon speaks at 4th Annual Susan G. Komen Los Angeles Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

Susan G. Komen Los Angeles hosts this annual Community Education conference for patients and families with Metastatic Breast Cancer. Local physicians, scientists, nutritionists, and wellness experts give lectures. Click ‘learn more’ to see the FB feed and Dr. Lawson’s presentation, which starts at 1:54.00

Lab hosts Community education symposium

The Symposium was held in collaboration with Susan G. Komen, Orange County, and titled ‘Metastasis Research, Treatment, and Prevention Advances: From Bench to Bedside’ The goal was to present a summary of existing treatment options and ongoing research efforts in metastasis, for local patients, families, and patient advocates.