Cancer Biology

2016-2017 Cancer Biology Seminar Series

September 8, 2016
"Therapeutic Resistance in Prostate Cancer: Mechanistic Insights and Co-targeting Strategies"
Nadiminty Nagalakshmi, Ph.D., Associate Research Biology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
4:00 pm, BHS 436

September 22, 2016
"Targeting AKT and HSF1 as a Novel Treatment Strategy in Breast Cancer"
Richard Carpenter, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Cancer Biology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
4:00 pm, BHS 436

September 29, 2016
"Shoc2 Scaffold - Matchmaker of Intracellular Communications of the ERK1/2 Pathway"
Emilia Galperin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, Dept. of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry, Lexington, KY
4:00 pm, BHS 436

October 20, 2016
"Genotoxic Stress Relief by ATP-dependent Chromatin Remodelers"
Hua-Ying Fan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Dept. of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Philadelphia, PA
4:00 pm, BHS 436

November 17, 2016
"Dysregulation of MicroRNA Maturation and Energetic Metabolism in Ovarian Cancer"
Cecil Han, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Cancer Biology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
4:00 pm, BHS 436

December 8, 2016
"Role of the Runx2 Transcription Factor in Prostate and Prostate Cancer Stem Cells"
Renny Franceschi, Ph.D., Professor of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, Professor of Biological Chemistry, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
4:00 pm, BHS 436

February 16, 2017
"ADHFE1 is a Novel Breast Cancer Oncogene and Induces Metabolic Reprogramming and Cellular Dedifferentiation"
Stefan Ambs Ph.D., M.P.H., Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, National Cancer Institute/NIH, Bethesda, MD
4:00 pm, BHS 436

February 23, 2017
"Emerging Biology of Plexiform Neurofibromas in NF1"
Jianqiang Wu, M.D., M.S., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
4:00 pm, BHS 436

March 2, 2017
"Precision Medicine and Personalized Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer"
Francis Charles Brunicardi, M.D., Professor & Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Toledo College of Medicine & Life Sciences
4:00 pm, BHS 436

March 30, 2017
"Role of mDia2 at Adherens Junctions in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer"
Yuqi Zhang, M.S.,
MD/PhD Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant, Biomedical Sciences Program Cancer Biology track (laboratory of Dr. Kathryn Eisenmann)
4:00 pm, BHS 436

April 13, 2017
"Identification of COPD or Lung Cancer Associated cis-Regulatory SNPs"
Rose Zolondek, PhD Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant, Biomedical Sciences Program Cancer Biology track (laboratory of Dr. James Willey)
4:00 pm, BHS 436

April 27, 2017
RKIP-RhoA Axis in Regulating the Breast Cancer Metastasis
Kalpana Gardiyawasam, BSc, MS, PhD Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant, Biomedical Sciences Program Cancer Biology track (laboratory of Dr. Kam Yeung)
4:00 pm, BHS 436

May 4, 2017
A Novel Strategy for Early Detection of Pancreatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia (PanIN) and Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma (PDAC)
Shi-He Liu, M.D., Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Toledo College of Medicine & Life Sciences
4:00 pm, BHS 436

May 11, 2017
Subcellular Optogenetics: The Search of Light for Hidden Treasures
Ajith Karunarathne, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Toledo College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
4:00 pm, BHS 436

Last Updated: 5/17/17