Biochemistry & Cancer Biology

2009-2010 Cancer Biology Seminar Series                                                                                                         Director:  Steve M. Patrick, Ph.D.

October 1, 2009
"Aromatase Inhibitors and Breast Cancer"
Angela Brodie, Ph.D. - Professor - Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, University of Maryland, School of Medicine
4:00 pm, HEB 103

October 15, 2009
"Clinical Calorimetry:  A New Window into the Plasma Proteome"
Jonathan B. Chaires, Ph.D., James Graham Brown Endowed Chair in Biophysics, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
4:00 pm, HEB 103

October 29, 2009
"The Impact of DNA Repair on Cancer Therapy"
John Turchi, Ph.D., Professor, Associate Director for Research, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Indiana University, School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
4:00 pm, HEB 103

November 5, 2009
"Sensing Actin Dynamics to License Tumor Suppression"
Art Alberts, Ph.D., Distinguished Scientific Investigator, Laboratory of Cell Structure & Signal Integration, Director, Flow Cytometry Facility, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI
4:00 pm, HEB 103

November 12, 2009
"Preclinical and Clinical Studies HER-2 and VEGF Peptide Immunotherapeutic Vaccine for Breast and Ovarian Cancers"
Pravin T.P. Kaumaya, Ph.D., Director, Division of Reproductive Biology and Vaccine Development, Professor, Depts. of Ob/GYN, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry and Microbiology, Director, Peptide & Protein Engineering Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
4:00 pm, HEB 103  

November 19, 2009 - Biomedical Sciences Seminar
"Career Opportunities for Scientists in Pharma/Biotech"
Gary Krishnan, Ph.D., Senior Research Advisor-Strategy Leader, Eli Lilly & Co., Adjunct Professor of Biology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
3:00 pm, HEB 103

January 14, 2010
"Allelic Variants in a DNA Damage Response Pathway and Elevated Cancer Risk in Mice and Humans"
Peter J. Stambrook, Ph.D., Professor, Univ. of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Dept. Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Cincinnati, OH
4:00 pm, HEB 105

February 18, 2010
"Retinal Neovascularization:  In-sight into Anthrax and its Role in Vascular Development"
Jennifer Bromberg-White, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Lab. of Cancer & Developmental Cell Biology, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI
4:00 pm, HEB 105

March 4, 2010
"XPF-ERCC1 and Cisplatin Resistance"
Sanjeevani Arora, B.S., M.S., Graduate Research Assistant (Cancer Biology track), Dept. Biochemistry & Cancer Biology, University of Toledo College of Medicine
4:00 pm, HEB 105

March 18, 2010
"The NIH Chemical Genomics Center: Enabling the Identification of Chemical Probes"
Douglas Auld, Ph.D., Group Leader - Genomic Assay Technologies, NIH Chemical Genomics Center, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD
4:00 pm, HEB 105

March 25, 2010
"Hormone-Independent Actions of the Estrogen Receptor"
Marcela d'Alincourt Salazar, B.S., Graduate Research Assistant (Cancer Biology track), Dept. Biochemistry & Cancer Biology, University of Toledo College of Medicine
4:00 pm, HEB 105

April 1, 2010
"Mechanisms Underlying Methuosis in Human Glioblastoma Cells"
Haymanti Bhanot, B.S., M.S., Graduate Research Assistant, Biomedical Sciences Program - Cancer Biology (laboratory of Dr. William Maltese), University of Toledo College of Medicine
4:00 pm, HEB 105

April 8, 2010
"Molecular Plasticity of Melanoma: The Cause and the Consequences"
Vijay Setaluri, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. Dermatology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
HEB 105

April 15, 2010
"From Cancer Mechanisms to Drug Discovery: Regulation of p53 and c-Myc"
Hua Lu, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Simon Cancer Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
4:00 pm, HEB 105

April 22, 2010
"Signal Transduction: From Tyrosine Phosphorylation to Acetylation"
Y. Eugene Chin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
4:00 pm, HEB 105

April 29, 2010
"SWI/SNF Chromatin Remodeling Enzymes: Epigenetic Modulators in Melanoma Survival and Invasiveness"
Srinivas Vinod Saladi, B.S., M.S., Graduate Research Assistant, Biomedical Sciences Program - Cancer Biology track, University of Toledo College of Medicine
4:00 pm, HEB 105

May 6, 2010
"SMRTen-up: Unexpected Roles for Corepressor Regulation and Estrogen Receptor Function"
Carolyn L. Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Molecular & Cellular Biology and Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
4:00 pm, HEB 103

May 11, 2010
"Molecular Mechanisms of Prostate Cancer Skeletal Metastasis"
Christopher L. Hall, Ph.D., Research Investigator, Dept. of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
3:00 pm, HEB 103

May 20, 2010
"Recognition and Processing of Cisplatin Interstrand Crosslinks"
Mohan Dangeti, B.Tech., Graduate Research Assistant, Biomedical Sciences Program - Cancer Biology track, University of Toledo College of Medicine
4:00 pm, HEB 105

May 27, 2010
The Androgen Receptor Tetherome - The New Faces of Androgen Receptor Transcriptional Signaling
Mesfin Gonit, DVM, M.Sc., Graduate Research Assistant, Biomedical Sciences Program - Cancer Biology track, University of Toledo College of Medicine
4:00 pm, HEB 105












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