Department of Cancer Biology

2017-2018 Cancer Biology Seminar Series

October 5, 2017

"Finding the Mechanistic Link Between Belly Fat and Cancer"
Jamie J. Bernard, PhD
Assistant Professor
Dept. Pharmacology and Toxicology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
4:00 pm BHS 436

January 25, 2018

"Developing Novel Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer"
Min Li, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Cell Biology
Virginia Kerley Cade Endowed Chair in Cancer Treatment
Director of GI Cancer Research, Dept. of Medicine
Vice Chair of Research, Dept. of Surgery
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
4:00 pm BHS 436

February 2, 2018

"Polo-Like Kinase 1: From Cell Biology to Cancer Therapeutics"
Xiaoqi Liu, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry
Leader, Cell Identity and Signaling Program
Purdue Center for Cancer Research
Showalter University Faculty Scholar
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
11:00 am BHS 436

February 16, 2018

"TGF-β Signaling in Cancer Pathogenesis and Progression"
Azeddine Atfi, PhD
Director, Tumor Cell Biology Program
Cancer Institute
Professor of Biochemistry
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS
11:00 am BHS 436

March 2, 2018

"Targeting FASN to Overcome Drug Resistance of Breast Cancers: Translation of Mechanism Studies to Clinical Trials"
Jian-Ting Zhang, PhD
Andrew and Peggy Thompson Chair in Hematology/Oncology
Director of Graduate Studies in Pharmacology/Toxicology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
11:00 am BHS 436

May 3, 2018

"Histone Deacetylase Proteins: Trapping Mutants for Substrate Identificatioin"
Mary Kay Pflum, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Chemistry
Division of Biochemistry
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
4:00 pm BHS 436

May 10, 2018

"A Molecular Rheostat at the Interface of Diabetes and Cancer"
Mahasin Osman, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Biology
Savannah State University
Savannah, GA
4:00 pm BHS 436

May 30, 2018

"Quality Control for NGS Rare Variant Assays to Characterize Lung Cancer Risk and Guide Clinical Decision Making"
Daniel J. Craig, MS, PhD Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant, Biomedical Sciences Program Cancer Biology track (laboratory of Dr. James Willey)
4:00 pm, BHS 436

June 14, 2018

"The LASP1-Ago2 Interaction and Its Role in CXCR4 Driven Breast Cancer Metastasis"
Augustus Tilley, BS, PhD Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant, Biomedical Sciences Program Cancer Biology track (laboratory of Dr. Dayanidhi Raman)
4:00 pm, BHS 436

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