J. Brábek Charles University in Prague Parague Czechia Biography
Biography of J. Brábek
Dr. Jan Brábek, is an Associate Professor at the Department of Cell Biology, Charles University, Prague (since 2012). He obtained his Ph.D. in Developmental Biology from Department of Physiology, Charles University in 2002. He finished his Postdoctoral Fellowship from Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN, USA) in 2004. Dr. Brábek areas of expertise are individual cell invasiveness and integrin-mediated Src signaling.
Giulio Francia The University of Texas El Paso, TX USA Biography
Biography of Giulio Francia
Dr. Francia began his career by undertaking a PhD with Dr. Ian Hart at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London, UK, which has since evolved into Cancer UK. After his PhD, he trained with Dr. Robert Kerbel in Toronto, Canada, on aspects of metastasis, therapies for metastatic disease, and tumor resistance to therapy. He is now Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at El Paso, where he is attempting to set up a research program that is internationally recognized for pioneering new cancer therapeutic ideas, and for generating in vivo models to help translate laboratory findings into the clinic - by developing new metastatic tumor models, and by refining those he has already established.