Sara M. Centuori, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Flow Cytometry and Immune Monitoring Shared Resource at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. She received her PhD from the University of Arizona in 2011 in the area of Cancer Biology with a predominant focus in the area of Tumor Immunology. She completed her postdoctoral training in 2018 also at the University of Arizona, where she received two T32 training awards, an R01 Minority Supplement, and actively served on the UArizona Cancer Center executive committee as postdoctoral representative. Her education and training resulted in unique expertise in cancer prevention and immune profiling of human biospecimens.
After earning her BSc with honors from the University of Melbourne (Australia), Yana Zavros completed her PhD in 1998 in the Department of Surgery. She completed her Howard Hughes Medical Institute postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan. In 2007, Dr. Zavros joined Pharmacology and Systems Physiology at the University of Cincinnati as an assistant professor. There she pioneered organoid-based technologies aiming to generate patient-derived models to study underlying mechanisms driving initiation and progression of gastrointestinal cancers. In 2019 she moved to the University of Arizona as Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. She is associate head of research and director of the Tissue Acquisition and Cellular/Molecular Analysis Shared Resource.
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Dr. Sara Centuori
Presentation: Exploring the New Immune Monitoring Capabilities of the UACC Flow Cytometry and Immune Monitoring Shared Resource to Enhance Translational Science
- To describe the new immune monitoring capabilities of the Flow Cytometry and Immune Monitoring Shared Resource (FCIMSR)
- To communicate how to access our new services and instruments
- To discuss examples of how UACC members are leveraging these new resources
- To describe future services and educational series that are upcoming
Dr. Yana Zavros
Presentation: Tissue Acquisition and Cellular/Molecular Analysis Shared Resource (TACMASR): An overview of existing and new services.
- Understand the role of TACMASR in translational research
- Understand the use of organoid cultures as preclinical models
- Define personalized treatment of cancer
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