Lucy F. Cherbas Lecture Series
The Lucy F. Cherbas Lecture Series was initiated in fall 2023
by the Drosophila Genomics Resource Center (DGRC) in the Department of
Biology at Indiana University Bloomington. It honors Dr. Lucy Cherbas'
legacy as an accomplished scientist who was instrumental in
establishing the DGRC and expanded the utility of Drosophila cell
cultures throughout her tenure with the DGRC.
This lecture series is organized by the DGRC in the Department of
Biology. It is intended to highlight recent advances and promote the
use of Drosophila cell culture to address basic biological
Professor Amanda Simcox - September 19th, 2023
Amanda Simcox from the Ohio State University.
Professor Simcox is an expert in the fields of Drosophila Development and
Cell Culture Models of Cancer. Her team recently developed cell lines from
various lineages including the muscle, glia, epithelium, neuron, and
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