A rare subset of cancers can be passed between individuals by the transfer of living cancer cells. So far they have only been identified in dogs, tasmanian devils and several marine bivalve molluscs. To learn more about this intriguing topic, including what significance transmisable cancer have for human tumors, join us for Dr. Máire Ní Leathlobhair's webinar on Wednesday, 10th November 2021 at 3 PM CET on YouTube or Discord!
Speaker: Máire Ní Leathlobhair
Dr. Máire Ní Leathlobhair is an assistant professor in Biological Data Analysis at Trinity College Dublin. She obtained her PhD at the Cambridge University, and later worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. Her main research interests lie in investigating the development and evolution of rare and transmissible cancers.