Events and Seminar Series


Zhenkun Lou,PhD
Date: December 19, 2014
Title:Regulation of DNA Damage Response
Mayo Clinic

Liewei Wang, MD, PhD
Date: December 19, 2014
Title:Breast cancer pharmacogenomics
Mayo Clinic

Ichiro Nakano, MD, PhD
Date: December 15, 2014
Title:Glioma Stemness as a Moving Therapeutic Target in Brain Cancer
Ohio State University; Columbus, OH

El Bachir Affar, PhD
Date: November 24, 2014
Title:The BAP1Deubiquitinase in Chromatin Function and Tumor Suppression
University of Montreal; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Xin Wei Wang, PhD
Date: November 17, 2014
Title:Integrative Genomics – Insights into Tumor Heterogeneity and Molecular Pathogenesis of Liver Cancer
National Cancer Institute; Bethesda, MD

Jeff Sloan, PhD
Date: November 14, 2014
Title:Assessing Quality of Life in Oncology Patients: Clinical realities, survival impact, and genetic linkages
Mayo Clinic

Peggy L. Porter, MD
Date: October 17, 2014
Title:Understanding Breast Cancer Heterogeneity, Risk and Management
University of Washington; Seattle, WA

Alex Makriyannis, PhD
Date: October 16, 2014
Title:Designing Novel Medications; The Endocannabinoid System as a Therapeutic Target
Northeastern University; Boston, Massachusetts

Adi Gazdar, MD
Date: October 6, 2014
Title: The Molecular Pathogenesis of Lung Cancers
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Dallas, Texas

Jon Clardy, PhD
Date: September 29, 2014
Title: Aligning Chemical Ecology & Drug Discovery
Harvard Medical School; Boston, Massachusetts

Edward Seto, PhD
Date: September 4, 2014
Title: Finding Histone Deacetlyase Substrates
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute; Tampa, Florida

Ikuko Kato, MD, PhD
Date: August 29, 2014
Title: HPV in the Etiology and Outcomes of Head and Neck Cancer
Department of Oncology & Pathology Wayne State University School of Medicine; Detroit, Michigan

Shafi Kuchay, PhD
Date: August 21, 2014
Title: Pro-survival signal transduction mechanisms via SCFFBXL2 Ubiquitin Ligase
Pagano Laboratory, Howard Hughes Medical Institute School of Medicine; New York, New York

Milind Javle, PhD
Date: August 11, 2014
Title: Biliary Tract Neoplasms: Towards Personalized Therapy Using Molecular Profiling
University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center; Houston, Texas

Yi-Yuan Tang, PhD
Date: August 4, 2014
Title: Mindfulness-Based Preventive Interventions: Brain Mechanisms and Applications to Stress Reduction and Smoking
Texas Tech University, Department of Psychological Sciences; Lubbock, Texas

Cynthia Shuman, PhD
Date: August 1, 2014
Title: Advancing Cancer Research with Biocore Technology

Rob Turrisi, PhD
Date: July 29, 2014
Title: Brief Intervention Efforts to Prevent Problem Behaviors and Improve Health Outcomes
Department of Biobehavioral Health & Prevention Research, the Pennsylvania State University

Cristel Antonia Russell, PhD
Date: July 23, 2014
Title: Embedded Alcohol Messages into Entertainment Content: Impact on Youth and Preventative Strategies
Kogod School of Business, American University; Washington, DC

Scott K. Okamoto, PhD
Date: July 14, 2014
Title: Development and Pilot Evaluation of the Ho'ouna Pono Drug Prevention Curriculum
Hawaiʻi Pacific University, School of Social Work; Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Sandra E. Dunn, PhD
Date: June 16, 2014
Title: Tract Neoplasms: Towards Personalized Therapy Using Molecular Profiling
University of British Columbia; Vancouver, British Columbia

Maria Contel, PhD
Date: June 2, 2014
Title: Current Trends in Transition Metal Complexes with Potential as Cancer Chemotherapeutics: Overcoming Cisplatin Resistance and Side Effects
Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY; Brooklyn, New York

Jason H. Moore, PhD
Date: May 14, 2014
Title: Embracing the Complexity of Cancer Genetics and Genomics
Dartmouth College, Geisel School of Medicine; Hanover, New Hampshire

David G.I. Kingston, PhD
Date: May 13, 2014
Title: Natural Products as Anticancer Agents
Virginia Tech; Blacksburg, Virginia

Robert Verpoorte, PhD
Date: May 8, 2014
Title: Metabolomics - Gateway to Discoveries
Leiden University; Leiden, Netherlands

Pavlos Anastasiadis, PhD
Date: April 21, 2014
Title: The Regulation of Endothelial Vascular Permeability in Sepsis
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center; Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Steven M. Albelda, MD
Date: April 14, 2014
Title: Immunotherapy for Cancer: Is it time yet?
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Constantinos Koumenis, PhD
Date: April 10, 2014
Title: The Unfolded Protein Response in Tumor Progression and Metastasis
Smilow Center for Translational Research
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Scott D. Cramer, PhD
Date: April 4, 2014
Title: Identification of Driver Genes in Deleted Loci of the Prostate Cancer Genome
University of Colorado Denver, Anshutz Medical Campus; Aurora, Colorado

Jayanta Debanth, MD
Date: March 31, 2014
Title: Emerging New Roles for Autophagy during Cancer Progression
University of Colorado Denver, Anshutz Medical Campus; Aurora, Colorado

Rosalie C. Sears Pelz, PhD
Date: March 28, 2014
Title: Post-Translational Modification of Myc in Cancer-Development & Therapeutics
Oregon Health & Science University; Portland, Oregon

Katsushi Tokunaga, PhD
Date: March 25, 2014
Title: Genomic Approaches to Hepatitis-Virus Related Diseases and other Immune-Mediated Diseases
University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine; Bunkyo, Tokyo

Antonio Siccardi, MD
Date: March 14, 2014
Title: Historical Milestones in Molecular Genetics: Cracking the Code
Ospedale San Raffaele; Milan, Italy

Antonio Siccardi, MD
Date: March 11, 2014
Title: Historical Milestones in Molecular Genetics: Chasing the Messenger
Ospedale San Raffaele; Milan, Italy

Niccolo Terrando, PhD
Date: March 10, 2014
Title: How Cytokines Affect Memory: Evidence from Surgery and Chemotherapy
Karolinska Institute; Solna, Sweden

Antonio Siccardi, MD
Date: March 7, 2014
Title: Historical Milestones in Molecular Genetics: Archeology of a Paradigm, the Operon
Ospedale San Raffaele; Milan, Italy

Antonio Siccardi, MD
Date: March 3, 2014
Title: Historical Milestones in Molecular Genetics: Story of an Exorphan Molecule, DNA
Ospedale San Raffaele; Milan, Italy

Fumihiko Matsuda, PhD
Date: February 19, 2014
Title: The Comprehensive Human Biology Using a Large-Scale Genome Cohort
Kyoto University; Kyoto, Japan

Steven Rosenzweig, PhD
Date: February 18, 2014
Title: Invasive Signaling by the NEDD9 Nexus
Medical University of South Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina

David A. Flockhart, M.D., PhD
Date: February 13, 2014
Title: Pharmacogenomics in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Indiana University, Division of Clinical Pharmacology; Indianapolis, Indiana

Dianqiang Sun, PhD
Date: February 10, 2014
Title: Natural Product-Inspired New Chemotherapeutic Agents
University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy; Hilo, Hawaiʻi

Jeffrey Rathmell, PhD
Date: January 23, 2014
Title: Lymphocyte Metabolism in Immunity and Leukemia
Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology; Durham, North Carolina

Andrew D Weinberg, PhD
Date: January 10, 2014
Title: Science Gone Translational: The OX40 Agonist Story
Oregon Health and Science University; Portland, Oregon

Jill Bargonetti, PhD
Date: January 6, 2014
Title: MDM2 and Mutant p53 Signaling in Breast Cancer
Department of Biological Sciences: Hunter College; New York City, New York