2015-2016 Seminar Schedule

September 23, 2015 - 8 a.m.

Louis M. Staudt, MD, PhD
Co-Chief, Lymphoid Malignancies Branch
Senior Investigator
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
Portland, OR

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
Stanford, CA

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
Austin, TX

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
Durham, NC

The Immunotherapy of Brain Tumors

March 16, 2016 - 8 a.m.

Jayanta (Jay) Debnath, MD

Associate Professor
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
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

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.

James Heath

Elizabeth W. Gilloon Professor of Chemistry
Caltech Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA

Technologies for Personalizing Cancer Immunotherapies