Rejniak Lab: News

*2021 September 24th, our new manuscript has been deposited at the BioRxiv.

*2021 September 8th, a virtual seminar at the BioEngineering Department of FSU given by Kasia.

*2021 August 30th, Dr. Maureiq Ojwang' joined our lab as a postdoctoral fellow.

*2021 August 19th, a figure from our last publications was chosen as a cover for "This week in Math Oncology blog.

*2021 August 16-18th, NIH/NCI Physical Sciences Oncology Network annual meeting (virtual).

*2021 July 27th & August 5th, Moffitt-SPARK final presentations; podium talk presented by Manoj Kambara.

*2021 July 26th, our new paper has been published in the PLoS Computational Biology.

*2021 June 25th, our new paper in collaboration with University of Dundee has been published in the Frontiers of Applied Mathematics and Statistics.

*2021 June 13-17th, SMB Annual Meeting (virtual)--a research poster will be presented by Jessica; an oral presentation will be given by Kasia.

*2021 May 29th, a research poster has been accepted for presentation by Jessica at the SMB Annual Meeting (virtual).

*2021 May 11th, 2021 Mr. Manoj Kambara joined our lab as an intern.

*2021 May 8th, 2021 University of South Florida Commencement. Congratualtions to Jessica and Luis!

*2021 April 28th, a virtual poster will be presented at the 11th Annual Moffitt Scientific Symposium by Jessica.

*2021 April 15th, a virtual seminar at the BME department of UT at Austin by Kasia.

*2021 Match 21st, our new manuscript has been deposited at the BioRxiv

*2021 March 4th, an NIH-NCI R01 Grant Funded! "Mathematical Model-Guided Adoptive Immunotherapy in Bladder Cancer" with Dr. Shari Pilon-Thomas has been awarded!

*2021 January 28th, a virtual poster and poster lightning talk will be presented at the 3rd Annual Mechanobiology Symposium by Kasia.

*2021 Jannuary 11-12th, a virtual poster and poster lightning talk has been presented at the AACR conferences: The Evolving Tumor Microenvironment in Cancer Progression conference by Kasia.

 

 

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2021 September 24th, our new manuscript "Dynamics of fibril collagen remodeling by tumor cells using individual cell-based mathematical modeling" with Sharan Poonja and Mehdi Damaghi is now available on BioRxiv link

 

2021 September 8th, Florida State University BME Virtual Seminar

A virtual seminar at the Florida State Univeristy Biomedical Engineering seminar entitled "Micro-pharmacology: using mathematical modeling to overcome the tissue barriers to drug delivery" will be given by Kasia Rejniak.

 

2021 August 30th, Dr. Maureiq Ojwang' joined our lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Ojwang' received her PhD from the Biomathematics Graduate Program at the North Carolina State University. She will work on modeling the treatment for bladder cancer.

 

A figure from our PLoS Computational Biology paper: "Bridging cell-scale simulations and radiologic images to explain short-time intratumoral oxygen fluctuations was chosen as a cover for "This week in Mathematical Oncology Blog". Check here!

 

2021 August 16-18th, NIH/NCI Physical Sciences Oncology Network (PSON) Annual meeting (virtual)

 

2021 July 27th, final presentations of IMO-SPARK students

2021 August 5th, final presentation of the Moffitt SPARK & SPIRIT summer programs

Manoj Kambara working under the guidance of Kasia Rejniak presented a talk "Mathematical Modeling of Adoptive Immunotherapy in B16 Melanoma: Translating ODE Results to Agent-Based Models". Great job, Manoj!!!

 

2021 June 22nd/July 19th, our new manuscript "Bridging cell-scale simulations and radiologic images to explain short-time intratumoral oxygen fluctuations" with Jessica Kingsley, Jimmy Costello, Natarajan Raghunand has been accepted by PLoS Computational Biology 17(7):e1009206, doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1009206; link to the article

a in silico simulated oxygen fluctuations within the tissue (left) and yellow dots (right) fitting experimentally recorded data (right, red line) link to more simulations

 

2021 June 25th, our new manuscript "Collective cell migration in a fibrous environment: a hybrid multiscale modelling approach" with Szabolc Suveges, Raluca Eftimie and Dumitru Trucu from University of Dundee has been published by Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics,7:680029, doi: 10.3389/fams.2021.680029; link to the article

 

2021 June 13-17th, SMB Annual Meeting (virtual)

 

Rejniak Lab ready for the virtual 2021 society of Mathematical Biology (SMB) annual meeting (clockwise): Shreya, Luis, Angela, Manoj, Jessica, Kasia.

A poster "Investigating Intratumoral Short-term Oxygen Fluctuations Based on EPR Imaging" in collaboration with Jimmy Costello and Natarajan Raghunand will be presented by Jessica. A talk "ECM mechanical and metabolic architecture during early ductal invasions" will be given by Kasia.

 

2021 May 25th, IMO Research in Progress seminar

A talk "Investigating Intratumoral Short-term Oxygen Fluctuations Based on EPR Imaging" in collaboration with Jimmy Costello and Natarajan Raghunand will be given by Jessica Kingsley

 

2021 May 11th, Mr. Manoj Kambara from University of Florida has re-joined our lab as a SPARK intern participating in the "Modeling Adoptive Immunotherapy" project.

 

Graduation Congratulations to
Jessica Kingsley and Luis Sanjuan!

2021 May 8th, University of South Florida Commencement @ the Tropicana Field.

 

 

2021 April 28th, 11th Annual Moffitt Scientific Symposium, Moffitt Cancer Center

A virtual poster: "Bridging cell-scale simulations and radiologic images to explain short-time intratumoral oxygen fluctuations" in collaboration with Jimmy Costello and Natarajan Raghunand will be presented by Jessica Kingsley

 

2021 April 15th, UT Austin BME Virtual Seminar

A virtual seminar at the Texas Univeristy at Austin, Biomedical Engineering seminar entitled "Micro-pharmacology: recognizing and overcoming the tissue barriers to drug delivery" will be given by Kasia Rejniak.

 

2021 March 21st, our new manuscript "Bridging cell-scale simulations and radiologic images to explain short-time intratumoral oxygen fluctuations" with Jessica Kingsley, Jimmy Costello, Natarajan Raghunand is now available on the BioRxiv; link

 

2021 March 4th, our first NIH-NCI R01 grant awarded!

an NIH-NCI R01 Grant: "Mathematical Model-Guided Adoptive Immunotherapy in Bladder Cancer" in collaboration with Drs. Shari Pilon-Thomas and Michael Poch has been awarded!  

 

2021 January 28th, 3rd Annual Mechanobiology Symposium: Engineering Mechano-Intelligence, Center of Engineering MechanoBiology (CEMB) at the University of Pennsylvania (virtual)

A virtual poster and poster lightning talk: "ECM mechanical and metabolic architecture during early ductal invasions" will be presented by Kasia Rejniak

 

2021 January 11-12th, AACR Conference: The Evolving Tumor Microenvironment in Cancer Progression

A virtual poster and poster lightning talk: "ECM mechanical and metabolic architecture during early ductal invasions: integrating in silico modeling, histology-based machine learning and mechanobiology" has been presented by Kasia Rejniak