2015-2016 Seminar Schedule
September 23, 2015 - 8 a.m.
Louis M. Staudt, MD, PhD
Co-Chief, Lymphoid Malignancies Branch
Head, Molecular Biology of Lymphoid Malignancies Section
Center for Cancer Research
NCI Bethesda, MD
Therapy of Lymphoma Guided by Structural and Functional Genomics
October 21, 2015 - 8 a.m.
Lisa M. Coussens, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department Cell, Development & Cancer Biology
Hildegard Lamfrom Chair in Basic Science
Oregon Health and Science University
Inflammation and Cancer: Immune Cells as Targets for Anti-Cancer Therapy
November 18, 2015 - 8 a.m.
Dean W. Felsher, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine- Oncology and Pathology
Director of TRAM
Stanford University School of Medicine
Modeling and Predicting Oncogene Addiction
December 16, 2015 - 8 a.m.
John DiGiovanni, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology/Toxicology
Texas R. Sublett Chair
The University of Texas at Austin
Identifying Targets and Mechanisms for Prevention and Treatment of Prostate Cancer
January 20, 2016 - 8 a.m.
Martin Gleave, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer, PC-TRiADD
Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Urologic Sciences, UBC
Vancouver Prostate Centre
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Co-Targeting the Androgen Receptor and Adaptive Survival Pathways in Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer
February 17, 2016 - 8 a.m.
John H. Sampson, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Neurosurgery
Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, Immunology & Pathology
Duke University Medical Center
The Immunotherapy of Brain Tumors
March 16, 2016 - 8 a.m.
Jayanta (Jay) Debnath, MD
Department of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Emerging New Roles for Autophagy in Cancer Progression
April 20, 2016 - 8 a.m.
Amy C. Degnim, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Benign Breast Disease as a Platform for Improving Breast Cancer Risk Predication and Prevention
May 18, 2016 - 8 a.m.
Eytan Ruppin, MD, PhD
Department of Computer Science
Director of the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
University of Maryland College Park
College Park, MD
Harnessing Genetic Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatment
June 15, 2016 - 8 a.m.
Elizabeth W. Gilloon Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
Technologies for Personalizing Cancer Immunotherapies