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2022/06/23 defense of Kaatje Coopmans thesis entitled 'The correlation between increased velocity of microtubule growth and increased sensitivity to paclitaxel upon integrin αV or KANK2 knockdown in melanoma cell line MDA-MB-435S reveals a possible mechanism*' Universiteit Hasselt – Uhasselt , Belgium

2022/06/08– 2022/06/11 PhD student Marija Tomić attended the EMBL Symosium: "Microtubules: from atoms to complex systems" in Heidelberg with the poster 'TALINs, KANKs and actin-microtubule crosstalk in integrin αvβ5 focal adhesions in melanoma cell line' MDA-MB-435s'

2021/01 /15- 2021/12/15 PhD student Marija Tomić, through the British Scholarship Trust grant for scientific research at the British University in the academic year 2021/2022 spent 2 months at the Wellcome Trust Center for Cell Matrix Research, Faculty of Biology, Medicine & Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK in the laboratory of Prof. Martin J. Humphries, to learn the method of isolation of adhesion complexes and their analysis using mass spectrometry.

2021/09/ 21– 2021/09/26 PhD student Marija Tomić attended EMBO Workshop Systems approaches in cancer in Split with the poster 'Adhesome analysis of tongue squamous carcinoma cell line Cal27 and its cell clone with de novo expression of integrin αVβ3: preferential adhesion through integrin α6β4 forming type II hemidesmosome-like adhesions (Tadijan et al. 2021)

2021/05/03 as part of the project, Anja Rac, PhD, was employed as a postdoctoral student

2021/05/01– 2021/06/01 within ODI 2021 (RBI Open Days) PhD student Marija Tomić presented the presentation  ‘ODI2021/ Napredak tehnologije, napredak je i znanosti?

2021/03/08 defense of Marta Acman's thesis entitled "The role of Kank1 and Kank2 proteins in the sensitivity of melanoma cells RPMI-7951 to paclitaxel"

Integrin αVβ5-associated Focal and Reticular Adhesions in Melanoma (AdMeFoRe )

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