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UC Alumna Returns to Discuss Doctoral Research

Butler '09 Presentation Part of Asa Gray Series

Written By Colleen Bierstine '15, PR Intern

UC alumna Amanda Butler researching key enzymes in pancreatic cancer


Utica, NY (09/13/2013)
- Amanda Butler, a 2009 graduate of Utica College and current Ph.D. student at the Jacksonville Mayo Clinic, will give a seminar on her research, “Atypical Protein Kinase C Isozymes in Pancreatic Cancer,” on Monday, Sept. 23.

Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive disease with few therapeutic treatments currently available for it. Butler will discuss the role of protein kinase C zeta and the therapeutic potential of atypical pancreatic kinase C in pancreatic cancer.

The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. in Donahue Auditorium in UC’s Gordon Science Center. A reception will be held immediately afterwards. The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information, call (315) 792-3028 or visit www.utica.edu/asagray

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 38 undergraduate majors, 29 minors, 20 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.


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