American Society of Hematology

Lymphoma Abstract Award Recipients

2014 Recipients

Wendy Béguelin, PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Medicine/Hematology-Oncology, New York City, NY
EZH2 Cooperates with BCL6 to Induce Normal Germinal Center Reaction and Lymphomas through Assembly of Non-Canonical PRC1 Complexes at Bivalent Chromatin Domains

Mariano Cardenas, PhD
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, New York, NY
Identification of Targetable Functional Groups on BCL6 Dimer Allows Rational Design of Potent and Selective Inhibitors with Activity in GCB- and ABC-Dlbcls

Katerina Hatzi, PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Medicine/Hematology-Oncology, New York, NY
The Histone Demethylase LSD1 Acts As a BCL6 Corepressor in Germinal Center B Cells

Ondrej Havranek
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma, Houston, TX
The B-Cell Receptor Is Required for Optimal Viability, Growth, and Chemotherapy Resistance of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Cell Lines of the Germinal Center B-Cell Subtype

Chuanxin Huang, PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Medicine, New York, NY
The Bcl6 RD2 Domain Governs Commitment of Activated B-Cells to Form Germinal Centers

Yanwen Jiang, PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College, Institute for Computational Biomedicine and Department of Physiology and Biophysics, New York, NY
Deep-Sequencing Reveals Clonal Evolution Patterns and Mutation Events Associated with Relapse in B Cell Lymphomas

Melanie Märklin, MSc
University of Tuebingen, Dept. of Hematology, Oncology and Immunology, Tuebingen, Germany
NFAT2 Is a Crucial Regulator of Anergy in CLL

Jonathan Reichel
Weill Cornell Medical College, Tri-Institutional Training Program in Computational Biology and Medicine, New York, NY
Transcriptome Sequencing of the Reed-Sternberg Cells of Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma

Florian Schere, MD
University Medical Center Freiburg, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Freiburg, Germany
Comprehensive Assessment of the Potential Role of B-Cell Receptor Antigen Recognition in the Pathogenesis of Follicular Lymphoma

Sally Trabucco
UMass Medical School, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Worcester, MA
Inhibition of Bromodomain Proteins for the Treatment of Human Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Jiyuan Zhang, PhD
Columbia University, Institute for Cancer Genetics, New York, NY
Inactivation of MLL2 Early during B Cell Differentiation Promotes Expansion of Mature Germinal Center B Cells: Implications for Lymphoma-Associated MLL2 Mutations

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