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CBC/RBC Seminar - Dr. Peter Angeletti, Nebraska Center for Virology

Two Stories about Virus-associated Cancers

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Beadle Center Room: E103
1901 Vine St
Lincoln NE 68503
Directions: Beadle Center is located at 1901 Vine St. on UNL’s City campus.
Additional Info: BEAD
Diana Bonham, (402) 472-2932,
The Microbiome and Cervical Cancer Tanzania:
Nearly all cervical cancers are causally associated with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Sub-Saharan African populations are disproportionately burdened by HPV-related cancers, particularly among HIV positive populations. Previous studies have suggested that the cervical microbiota is a co-factor for development of cervical malignancies, though the precise shift in cervical microbiota responsible has not been identified.
Ocular Cancer in Zambia:
The etiopathogenesis of ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) is not fully understood. We assessed the frequency of oncogenic viruses in OSSN by immunohistochemistry (IHC) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for human papillomavirus (HPV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), Merkel cell virus (MCV), Kaposi sarcoma virus, and adenovirus.

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This event originated in Biochemistry.