Targeting Inflammatory Cytokines Using Adenoviruses: gene delivery of biological therapies in ovarian cancer
Poster Sep 14, 2008
Constitutive TNF-alpha expression is characteristic of the malignant ovarian surface epithelium. Adenoviral mutants hold great promise as gene therapy vectors but their efficacy is hindered by an inflammatory cascade orchestrated by TNF-alpha. We found that delivering TNF-alpha shRNA to ovarian cancer cells using oncolytic adenoviruses could reduce the inflammatory cascade generated by adenoviruses and also had direct anti-tumour activity on the cancer cells.
Quantitative Cell-Based Bioassays for Individual and Combination Immune Checkpoint Immunotherapy TargetsPoster
The human immune system is comprised of a complex network of immune checkpoint receptors that are promising new immunotherapy targets for the treatment of a variety of diseases including cancer and autoimmune-mediated disorders.READ MORE
Applications of chemically modified synthetic guide RNA for CRISPR-Cas9 genome editingPoster
Our results indicate that MS modifications are required for experiments with co-electroporation of Cas9 mRNA and synthetic gRNA, yet have no impact on editing efficiency when delivered with lipid-based transfection reagents.READ MORE
Highly Accurate HCV Genotyping by Targeted Next Generation SequencingPoster
The recent fast advancement of next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies allowing for unprecedented speed and accuracy in analyzing viral genomes are opening new ways to further improve diagnostic genotyping of HCV.