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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., Investigator
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor
of the Laboratory of Mammalian
Cell Biology and Development
The Rockefeller University
New York, NY

Seminar title: Stem Cells in Silence, Action and Cancer

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:30:00 EST

Speaker:

Michael Brown, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Seminar title: NK cell responsiveness and self-tolerance after transplantation: A Matter of Education?

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Xuefang Cao, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Immunology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, NY

Seminar title: CD27/CD70 Mediated Negative Regulation of Inflammatory T Cell Responses

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dingcheng Gao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Cell & Developmental Biology in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medicine, NY

Seminar title: Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition in Breast Cancer Metastasis

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Rajan Gogna, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Clinical and Translational Sciences
Creighton School of Medicine
Omaha, NE

Seminar title: Cell Competition and Flower Code Dictate Oncogenic Growth

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Frederik Beekman, Ph.D.
Delft University of Technology/MILabsNetherlands

Seminar title: VECTor/CT: Versatile and Adaptive Ultra-High Resolution & Sensitive Molecular Imaging Platform with Concurrent PET-SPECT Capabilities

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Jennifer Isaacs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medical University of South Carolina

Seminar title: Secreted Hsp90 in Oncology: Flirtations with Chromatin and the Microenvironment

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Stephen B. Baylin, M.D.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Professor of Oncology and Medicine
Chief, Cancer Biology Department 

Seminar title: Evolution of the Cancer Epigenome-Biological and Translational Implications

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Jian-Ting Zhang, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Andrew and Peggy Thomson Chair in Hematology/Oncology
Director of Graduate Studies in Pharmacology and Toxicology

 

Seminar title: Drugging Druggable and “Undruggable” Proteins:our stories on targeting survivin, STAT3, and FASN for bench-bed translations

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Bin Guo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences
North Dakota State University

Seminar title: Epigenetic Mechanisms and Targets in Cancer Biology and Therapy

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 13:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Wael M. ElShamy, Ph.D.Director, Molecular Cancer Therapeutic Program Cancer InstituteUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center

Seminar title: On the Road to Eliminating Tumor Initiating Cells in Breast Cancers: Are We There Yet?

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Huiping Zhou, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Immunology and Microbiology, VCU

Seminar title: Bile Acids and S1PR2 in Lipid Metabolism

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Anthony C. Faber, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Philips Institute for Oral Health Research
School of Dentistry and Massey Cancer Center Blick Scholar

Seminar title: Cancer Escape from Targeted Therapy through Co-Evolution of Resistance Mechanisms

Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Seth Joel Corey, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
Children’s Hospital Foundation Professor of Pediatric Cancer Research
Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology/Immunology

Seminar title: A Gain of Clones: Cytokine Receptor Signaling in Myeloid Leukemia

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:22:00 EDT

Speaker:

Karen M. Bussard, Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Cancer Biology
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Seminar title: Sleeping Enchantment or Awakening the Slumbering Beast: Osteo-TAFs Modify Breast Cancer Cell Quiescence in Bone

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:08:00 EDT

Speaker:

Jeffrey S. Smith, Ph.D.
Professor Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Virginia, School of Medicine

Seminar title: AMPK-Dependent Lifespan Extension by Caloric Restriction in Budding Yeast

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:06:00 EDT

Speaker:

Aliasger K. Salem, Ph.D.
Bighley Professor and Head
Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics
Leader, Cancer Signaling and Experimental Therapeutics Program
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics
College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa

Seminar title: Biodegradable Nanoparticles as Cancer Vaccine Delivery Systems

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:46:00 EST

Speaker:

Charles E. Chalfant, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Seminar title: Cytosolic Phospholipase A2alpha: Old Dog, New Trick

Thu, 08 May 2014 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Victor Engelhard, Ph.D.
David C. Harrison Distinguished Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology 
Carter Immunology Center
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Seminar title: Phosphopeptides Displayed by MHC Molecules as New Generation Cancer Vaccine Targets

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Nabeel Bardeesy, Ph.D.
Gallagher Endowed Chair in Gastrointestinal Cancer Research
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center; Center for Regenerative Medicine
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Seminar title: Metabolic Pathways Driving Gastrointestinal Cancers

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Jose Conejo-Garcia, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis Program Leader
The Wistar Institute

Seminar title: Microbial Driven TLR-Dependent Signaling Governs Distal Malignant Progression Through Tumor-Promoting Inflammation

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Dean G. Tang
Professor
Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Seminar title: Prostate Cancer Stem Cells and Prostate Cancer Cell Heterogeneity Driving Aggressiveness of Brain Tumors

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Asma Nusrat
Professor, Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Cell Biology Staff Pathologist, Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathology Emory University School of Medicine

Seminar title: The Intestinal Epithelium: To Serve and Protect

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Ian Macara
Chair of Cell and Developmental Biology, and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Vanderbilt University

Seminar title: Cell Polarity, Morphogenesis, and Cancer

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Honami Naora
Associate Professor University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Oncology

Seminar title: Homeobox Gene Deregulation: Impact on the Hallmarks of Cancer

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Anna Sablina
Group Leader
VIB Laboratory for Mechanism of Cell Transformation
Leuven, Belgium

Seminar title: Ubiquitination in Regulation of Small GTPase

Thu, 11 Jul 2013 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Pinku Mukherjee
Professor, Department of Biology Irwin Belk Endowed Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research Oliver Smithies Faculty of Cancer Research University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Seminar title: Multiple Functions of MUC1 in Pancreatic Cancer

Fri, 14 Jun 2013 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Andrei Budanov
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Virginia Commonwealth University

Seminar title: The Role of Stress-Responsive Sestrins in Metabolism and Aging

Mon, 13 May 2013 13:51:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Timothy N.J. Bullock
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Human Immune Therapy Center
University of Virginia

Seminar title: Understanding Proteinase Biochemistry in Disease

Tue, 07 May 2013 13:52:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Larisa Litovchick
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology/Oncology and Palliative Care
Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University

Seminar title: Regulation of the DREAM Complex in the Cell Cycle and in Cancer

Mon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Peter D. Aplan
Senior Investigator, Genetics Branch Section Head
Leukemia Biology National Institutes of Health, NCI, CCR

Seminar title: Chromosomal Translocations Leading to Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. M. Mitchell Smith
Professor, Department of Microbiology
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Seminar title: Looking at the Nanoscale Structure of Chromatin

Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Walter J. Storkus
Professor of Dermatology and Immunology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Seminar title: Immunotherapeutic Normalization of the Tumor Microenvironment

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Terry Magnuson
Sarah Graham Kenan Professor and Director, Cancer Genetics Program, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Seminar title: Epigenetics, Chromatin Remodeling and Development and Tumorigenesis

Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Gary Felsenfeld
NIH Distinguished Investigator Chief, Section on Physical Chemistry Laboratory of Molecular Biology,
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Seminar title: Chromatin Boundaries and Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression

Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Kalpana Ghoshal
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
The Ohio State University

Seminar title: MicroRNA-122: Nature’s Double-Edged Sword

Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Patrick A. Grant
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Seminar title: The SAGA of Histone Modifications and Links to Neurodegenerative Disease

Fri, 27 Jul 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Woo Jae Kim
Instructor in Medicine, Haber Laboratory
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Harvard Medical School

Seminar title: Characterization of Novel Tumor Suppressor WTX

Fri, 20 Jul 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Kyoung Hyun 
Associate Research Scientist
Center for Genetic and Environmental Medicine
Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Seminar title: Oncogenic MicroRNA-ZBTB4-Specificity Protein Signaling Axis in Breast Cancer7

Fri, 13 Jul 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. William Belden
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Seminar title: Chromatin Remodeling Assists Circadian Regulated Gene Expression

Mon, 09 Jul 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Manny Bacolod
Personalized Cancer Medicine Partnership, Department of Pathology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Seminar title: “Identification, Functional Characterizations, and Clinical Applications of Cancer Biomarkers: A Genomics-Based Narrative”

Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Kenneth Tew
Professor and Chairman, Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Medical University of South Carolina;
John C. West Chair in Cancer Research and
Director, Developmental Cancer Therapeutics
Hollings Cancer Center

Seminar title: Drug and Biomarker Development on a Redox Platform

Wed, 20 Jun 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Ruslan Afasizhev
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of California, Irvine

Seminar title: Cryptogenes and RNA Editing Machines

Fri, 15 Jun 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Jingyin Yue
Department of Radiation Oncology
Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Seminar title: Cellular Characterization of Fibroblasts Derived From a Radiation Sensitive Syndrome

Fri, 08 Jun 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Dale Shumaker
Research Assistant Professor
Northwestern University

Seminar title: Differential Gene Regulation in Prostate Cancer Cells

Thu, 07 Jun 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Ichiro Nakano
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
The Ohio State University

Seminar title: Therapy Development for Glioblastoma – Targeting Distinct Subtypes of Glioma Stem Cells

Tue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Dennis K. Watson
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology;
Leader, MCBP Cancer Biology Program;
Leader, Cancer Genes and Molecular Regulation Program, Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina

Seminar title: Understanding the Role of Ets-mediated Gene Regulation in Complex Biological Processes

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Jeffrey V. Ravetch
Theresa and Eugene Lang Professor and Head of the Leonard Wagner Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology
Rockefeller University

Seminar title: Mechanisms of Antibody Action: The Role of the Fc Domain

Thu, 19 Jan 2012 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Meenhard Herlyn
Caspar Wistar Professor of Melanoma and Research Director
The Wistar Institute Melanoma Research Center; Professor and Leader, Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis Program and Deputy Director for Translational Research
The Wistar Institute Cancer Center

Seminar title: Understanding the Biology of Melanoma to Develop New Strategies for Therapy

Thu, 22 Dec 2011 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. O. John Semmes
Director, Leroy T. Canoles Cancer Research Center and Anthem Professor for Cancer Research
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Seminar title: Targeted Biomarker Discovery May Be Just a Click Away

Tue, 01 Nov 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Lester Kobzik
Professor of Pathology and Director of Molecular and Integrative Physiological Sciences, Department of Environmental Health
Harvard School of Public Health

Seminar title: Lung Macrophage Host Defense: Sex, Statins, and Survival

Mon, 31 Oct 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Tsutomu Sasaki
Assistant Professor, Laboratory for Metabolic Signaling Institute for Molecular and Cellular Regulation
Gunma University

Seminar title: Hypothalamic Sirt1 and Energy Balance

Fri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Jerry W. Shay
Professor, Department of Cell Biology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Seminar title: Aging and Cancer: Are Telomeres and Telomerase the Connection?

Fri, 26 Aug 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Andrei Ivanov
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Faculty Candidate), Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division
University of Rochester

Seminar title: The Actin Cytoskeleton and Vesicle Exocytosis: Two Master Regulators of Epithelial Apical Junctions

Mon, 22 Aug 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Delin Chen
Associate Research Scientist (Faculty Candidate), Institute for Cancer Genetics
Columbia University

Seminar title: A Novel Regulator of the ARF/p53 Pathway

Fri, 19 Aug 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Bin Hu
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Molecular Neurobiology and Department of Neurological Surgery
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Seminar title: Pro-Tumoral Roles of ECM Proteins Upregulated in Gliomas

Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Sumit K. Chanda
Associate Professor, Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Program
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Seminar title: Systems-Based Analysis of Host-Pathogen Interactions

Tue, 09 Aug 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. David C. Zappulla
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
Johns Hopkins University

Seminar title: Telomerase RNP Mechanism in Yeast: Determining the Limits of Flexibility Within the 1157-nt RNA

Fri, 17 Jun 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Donald J. Tindall
Professor, Director and Vice Chair of Urologic Research
Carl Rosen Professorship in Urology
Departments of Urology, Biochemistry Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Seminar title: The Role of the Androgen Receptor in Prostate

Tue, 14 Jun 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Antonio Iavarone
Department of Neurology and
Institute for Cancer Genetics
Columbia University

Seminar title: The Transcriptional Mechanisms Driving Aggressiveness of Brain Tumors

Thu, 09 Jun 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Jeffrey Schlom
Chief, Laboratory of Tumor Immunology & Biology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, NIH

Seminar title: Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines: Building on Success

Tue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Mahendra Singh
Research Associate
Developmental Therapeutics
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Seminar title: Nedd9: a complex modulator of mammary tumor growth and drug response

Tue, 12 Apr 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. William P. Schiemann
Associate Professor
Co-director, Breast Cancer Program
Co-leader, TGFbeta Focus Group
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University

Seminar title: Oncogenic TGFbeta Signaling in Breast Cancer

Tue, 12 Apr 2011 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. William P. Schiemann
Associate Professor
Co-director, Breast Cancer Program
Co-leader, TGFbeta Focus Group
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University

Seminar title: Oncogenic TGFbeta Signaling in Breast Cancer

Tue, 25 Jan 2011 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Robert DeSalle
Distinguished Research Professor
NYU, Department of Biology
Curator, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics
American Museum of Natural History

Seminar title: A Museum Case’s View of Genomics

Fri, 14 Jan 2011 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Ranajoy Chattopadhyay
Research Associate, Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Virginia

Seminar title: Multiple Roles of AP Endonuclease 1 in Mammalian Cancer

Thu, 24 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Kristi Peters
Research Associate
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Seminar title: Regulation of Sendai-Induced Apoptosis: Opposing Roles of PI3K and IRF-3

Tue, 22 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Alex Y. Strongin
Professor, Inflammatory and Infectious Disease Center
Cancer Research Center
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Seminar title: Understanding Proteinase Biochemistry in Disease

Fri, 11 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. John O’Bryan
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Illinois College of Medicine

Seminar title: Intersectin and Compartmentalized Signaling

Thu, 20 May 2010 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Zhibin Wang
Postdoctoral Research
Laboratory of Molecular Immunology
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH

Seminar title: Decoding a Human Epigenome

Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. John K. Cowell
Associate Center Director for Basic Research, Cancer Center,
Medical College of Georgia

Seminar title: A 3-D View of Tumorigenesis and Metastasis Genes Through Leveraging Multiple Technologies

Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Zain Paroo
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Biochemistry
Southwestern Medical Center

Seminar title: Phosphorylation of the human micro-RNA-generating complex mediates MAPK/Erk signaling

Tue, 23 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Zheng Fu
Assistant Professor
Departments of Urology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Seminar title: Genomic Instability, Mitotic Regulation and Tumorigenesis

Thu, 18 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. David Smith
Instructor, Deptartment of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School

Seminar title: The Proteasomal ATPases: Regulating a Protein Degradation Machine

Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Joseph W. Landry
Post-doctoral Research Assistant
Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, NCI

Seminar title: Functions for the NURF Chromatin Remodeling Complex in Development and Disease

Tue, 03 Nov 2009 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Samuel Waxman
Distinguished Service Professor
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Seminar title: Differentiation Therapy – Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia and Beyond

Tue, 20 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Feng Jiang
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Program in Oncology, University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center
Program in Genetics and Genomic Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Seminar title: Identification of Molecular Genetic Signatures for Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

Fri, 16 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Randen L. Patterson
Assistant Professor
The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Biology
Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
Co-director, Center for Computational Proteomics

Seminar title: Translational Computational Biology to Experimental Biology

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Mohammad Saleem Bhat
Associate Scientist/Research Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

Seminar title: S100A4, A Calcium Binding Protein: Role in Prostate Cancer

Fri, 09 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Goberdhan Dimri
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Seminar title: Control of Cell Proliferation and Oncogenesis by the Polycomb Group Protein BMI1

Wed, 07 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Jihe Zhao
Associate Professor
Albany Medical College
Center for Cell Biology and Cancer Research

Seminar title: KLF8 and Cancer

Fri, 11 Sep 2009 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Santanu Dasgupta
Post-doctoral Fellow
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Seminar title: Mitrochondrial Genetic Changes in Human Cancer

Mon, 23 Mar 2009 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Andrew V. Samuelson
Research Fellow
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Seminar title: Gene Activities that Mediate Increased Lifespan of C. Elegans Insulin-Like Signaling Mutants

Wed, 04 Mar 2009 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Webster Cavenee
Director, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Distinguished Professor
University of California at San Diego

Seminar title: Receptor Signaling and Response to Targeted Therapeutics

Wed, 21 Jan 2009 00:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Dr. Martin G. Pomper
Professor, Departments of Radiology, Pharmacology, Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Psychology and Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health
Division of Neuroradiology 
Johns Hopkins Medical School

Seminar title: Translational Molecular Imaging for Oncology

Mon, 18 Aug 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Han C. Dan
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Seminar title: The Role of PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR and IKK/NF-kappaB Pathways in Prostate Cancer

Mon, 21 Jul 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. David T. Curiel
Director, Gene Therapy Center
Director, Division of Human Gene Therapy
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Seminar title: Targeted In Vivo Gene Delivery Via Tropism Modified Adenovirus Vectors – A Ten Year Quest for the Holy Grail

Fri, 18 Jul 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Humayun Khalid
Research Associate
Division of Experimental Medicine
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
George Washington University

Seminar title: Glioma: Biology and Experimental Drug Therapy

Sun, 13 Jul 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Zhaozhong Su
Associate Professor
Department of Human and Molecular Genetics
Virginia Commonwealth University

Seminar title: Cloning and characterizing a New Tumor Suppressor Gene: SARI (Suppressor of AP-1, Regulated by Interferon)

Tue, 01 Jul 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Luiz F. Zerbini
Associate Director of Research Proteomics
BIDMC Genomics Center/DFHCC Proteomics Core
Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Seminar title: Targeting Transcription Factors for Cancer Therapy: New Insights into Emerging Signal Pathways

Mon, 16 Jun 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Srikumar P. Chellappan
Professor, Drug Discovery Program
Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
University of South Florida

Seminar title: The Rb-E2F pathway in lung cancer: Novel targets for drug discovery

Wed, 11 Jun 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Seok-Geun Lee
Assistant Professor
Department of Human and Molecular Genetics
Virginia Commonwealth University

Seminar title: Astrocyte Elevated Gene-1 (AEG-1): A Key Regulator of Malignant Glioma Pathogenesis

Mon, 28 Apr 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Mark R. Walter
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Director, Structural Biology Program,
Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Seminar title: Structural Mechanisms Responsible for Class 2 Cytokine Receptor Activation and Modulation by Virus

Fri, 28 Mar 2008 00:00:00 EDT

Speaker:

Dr. Khalid Shah
Head, Molecular Neuroscience and Imaging Laboratory
Director, Stem Cell Imaging Program
CMIR, Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Seminar title: Developing Stem Cell Based Targeted Therapies for Brain Tumors