Events and Seminar Series


Michael T. Lotze, MD
Date: December 22, 2015
Title: Winter Solstice: Integrating cancer biology and tumor immunology in KRAS/RAGE/HMGB1 Driven Pancreatic Cancer
University of Pittsburgh Schools of Health Sciences

Xinghua Lu, MD, PhD, MS
Date: November 20, 2015
Title: BD2B: From Big Data to Bedside
University of Pittsburgh

Charles L. Bennett, MD, PhD, MPP
Date: October 26, 2015
Title: Conflicts of interest in pharmaceutical sponsored cancer research: From bench to policy studies
NCI Designated Cancer Center Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina

Shinya Toyokuni, MD, PhD
Date: October 13, 2015
Title: Cancer as a ferrotoxic disease: what we have learned from animal studies toward its prevention
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine

Terry O. Matsunaga PharmD, PhD
Date: September 3, 2015
Title: Bubbles and Condensed-Bubbles for Imaging and Therapy
University of Arizona

Liping Zhao, PhD
Date: July 7, 2015
Title: Gut Microbiota and Obesity - From Association to Isolation to Causation to Translation
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

John B. Cologne, PhD
Date: July 7, 2015
Title: Omitted Covariates in Nonstandard Regression Models
Department of Statistics, Hiroshima, Japan

Satoshi Inoue, MD, PhD
Date: June 5, 2015
Title: Sex Hormone Target Genes and ncRNAs in Cancer - Focus on Breast Cancer
The University of Tokyo

Dr. Philip Crews
Date: May 11, 2015
Title: Harnessing Oceania to Discover Small Molecules as Leads in the Design of Chemotherapeutics
University of California, Santa Cruz

Timothy R. Rebbeck, PhD
Date: April 7, 2015
Title: Prediction and Prevention of Cancer Risk in BRCA ½ Mutation Carriers
University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA

Martin Fernandez-Zapico, MD
Date: March 23, 2015
Title: Rethinking the Role of Hedgehog/GLI Axis in Pancreatic Cancer
Mayo Clinic

André S. Bachmann, PhD
Date: March 20, 2015
Title: Pharmaceutical Drug Development in Neuroblastoma and Multiple Myeloma: From Bench to Clinical Trials
Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI

Keji Zhao, MD
Date: March 19, 2015
Title: Epigenetics of Cellular Differentiation
National Institutes of Health

Antonio Siccardi, MD
Date: March 19, 2015
Title: Historical Milestones in Molecular Genetics-Gene, a word with no hypothesis
University of Milan; Milan, Italy

Antonio Siccardi, MD
March 17, 2015
Title: Historical Milestones in Molecular Genetics-Mutation, the biological Slot-machine
University of Milan; Milan, Italy

James D. Sargent, MD
March 16, 2015
Title: Movie Smoking – One Cause of Adolescent Smoking
Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Hanover, NH

Bing Xia, PhD
Date: March 9, 2015
Title: The BRCA1-PALB2-BRCA2 Pathway and Mechanisms of Hereditary Breast Cancer
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; New Brunswick, NJ

James D. Sargent, MD
Date: March 6, 2015
Title: Electronic Cigarettes & Cancer Patients
Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Hanover, NH

Laura Q. Rogers, MD
Date: February 25, 2015
Title: Physical Activity in Cancer Survivors
University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, AL

Dean Brenner, MD
Date: February 18, 2015
Title: Replacing Aspirin with Omega-3 Fatty Acids as Colon Cancer Preservatives
University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, MI

Sangita Sharma, PhD
Date: February 17, 2015
Title: Assessing knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of Indigenous peoples in Arctic Canada toward cancer and cancer screening services
University of Alberta; Edmonton, AB Canada

Charles R. Keese, PhD
Date: February 13, 2015
Title: A Morphological Biosensor for Cell Research
Applied BioPhysics Inc.; Honolulu, HI

Ali Naderi, MD
Date: January 27, 2015
Title: Molecular Functions of Prolactin-Induced Protein and Androgen Receptor in Breast Cancer
University of Iowa; Iowa City, IA

Michael Fiore, MD
Date: January 16, 2015
Title: Treating Tobacco Dependence in 2015
University of Wisconsin; Madison, WI

Susan L. Mooberry, PhD
Date: January 12, 2015
Title: The Bat Flower: Source of next generation microtubule stabilizers
University of Texas; San Antonio, TX