Biochemistry & Cancer Biology

2010-2011 Cancer Biology Seminar Series                                                                                                Director:  Kathryn M. Eisenmann, Ph.D.

August 26, 2010
"Characterization of the Extracellular Matrix in an Animal Model of Neointimal Hyperplasia and Vascular Reactivity"
Andrea Kalinoski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Technical Director Advanced Microscopy & Imaging Center, UT Health Science Campus, Toledo, OH
4:00 pm, HEB 105

November 18, 2010
"L-tyrosine Based Nanoparticles as an Intracellular Delivery System for Drug and Gene Therapy"
Yang H. Yun, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering Integrated Biology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH
4:00 pm, HEB 105

December 2, 2010
"Stimulation of Macropinocytosis by Anticancer Aptamer, AS1411:  A Tale of Drugs and Drinking"
Paula J. Bates, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
4:00 pm, HEB 105

December 9, 2010
"The Gap Junction as a "Biological Rosetta Stone": Implications to Evolution, Stem Cells, and Homeostatic Regulation of Health and Disease"
James E. Trosko, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics & Human Development, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Kalamazoo, MI
4:00 pm, HEB 105

December 16, 2010
"Cancer Cell DNA Replication: Implications for Biomarker and Molecular Target Discovery"
Linda Malkas, Ph.D., Vera Bradley Chair in Oncology, Dept. of Medicine, Div. of Hematology/Oncology, IU School of Medicine, Co-leader, Breast Cancer Program, IU Simon Cancer Center, Indianapolis, IN
11:00 am, HEB 227

December 16, 2010
"Defining Structural and Functional Molecular Signatures Associated with Cancer"
Robert J. Hickey, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Div. of Hematology and Oncology, Dept. of Medicine, Indiana School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
4:00 pm, HEB 105

January 13, 2011
"A Novel Role of P53 as an Important Participant of the Antioxidant Responses in Human Skin"
Ana Luisa Kadekaro, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Univ. of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
4:00 pm, HEB 105 

January 20, 2011
"Functional Analysis of SIN3 Histone Deacetylase Complexes"
Lori A. Pile, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Scientific Member, Molecular Biology & Genetics Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne  State University, Detroit, MI
4:00 pm, HEB 105 

March 3, 2011
"Multiple Regulatory Modes that Control Translesion DNA Synthesis"
Penny Beuning, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
4:00 pm, HEB 105

March 17, 2011
"Development of RNA Quality Control Methods to Improve BCR-ABL Measurements in Whole Blood"
Lauren Stanoczek, BA, Graduate Research Assistant (Cancer Biology track), Dept. Biochemistry & Cancer Biology, University of Toledo College of Medicine
4:00 pm, HEB 105

March 22, 2011
"Targeting MET and ERBB2 Signaling in Aggressive Breast Cancer"
Carrie Graveel, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology, Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI
2:30 pm, HEB 105

March 24, 2011
"E3 Ubiquitin Ligase in Cancer and Cell Cycle Regulation"
Wenyi Wei, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
4:00 pm, HEB 105

April 7, 2011
"SWI/SNF Chromatin Remodeling Enzymes in Sox10 Mediated Transcriptional Activation of Glial and Melanocyte Specific Genes"
Himangi Marathe, Graduate Research Assistant (Cancer Biology track), Dept. Biochemistry & Cancer Biology, University of Toledo College of Medicine
4:00 pm, HEB 105

April 19, 2011
"Born to Run: The Story of the PEPCK-Cmus Mouse"
Richard W. Hanson, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor & Leonard & Jean Skeggs Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
4:00 pm, HEB 105

April 21, 2011
"Novel roles of p14ARF and its partners in chromosomal instability and tumor suppression"
Dawn Quelle, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Pharmacology, Iowa City, IA
4:00 pm, HEB 105

May 2, 2011
"The developmental origins and molecular programs of hematopoietic stem cells"
Elaine A. Dzierzak, Ph.D., Erasmus University Medical Center, Director, Erasmus Stem Cell Institute, Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
4:00 pm, DH 2315AB

May 5, 2011
"Molecular pathways involved in JAK2 action regulating cell motility: Implication in breast cancer"
Maria Diakonova, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Toledo
4:00 pm, HEB 105

May 19, 2011
"Metronomic Chemotherapy: Is it really a new paradigm or merely rediscovering the wheel?"
Bart Kamen, M.D., Ph.D., American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor, Professor of Pediatrics & Pharmacology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (volunteer), University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
4:00 pm, HEB 105

June 23, 2011
"Role of androgen receptor as a co-activator to transcription factors in androgen-independent prostate cancer"
Suneethi Sivakumaran, BS, MS, Graduate Research Assistant (Cancer Biology track), Dept. Biochemistry & Cancer Biology, University of Toledo College of Medicine
4:00 pm, HEB 105









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