Department of Cancer Biology

2019 Cancer Biology Seminar Series

January 17, 2019
Professional Development Seminar for Students
"PowerPoint Presentation Do's and Don'ts"
Kandace J. Williams, Ph.D., Associate Dean for College of Medicine & Life Sciences Graduate Program and Professor of Cancer Biology, University of Toledo
4:00 pm, BHS 436

February 7, 2019
"Genome Stability, Cancer and Premature Aging"
Yue Zou, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University
12:00 pm, BHS 436

February 14, 2019
"Immunoediting in Thyroid Cancer and Thyroid Autoimmunity"
Shahnawaz Imam, DVM, Ph.D.,  Senior Research Associate, University of Toledo, College of Medicine & Life Sciences, Department of Medicine
4:00 pm, BHS 436

February 21, 2019
"Understanding Chemical Attraction of Cells"
Pascale G. Charest, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
4:00 pm, BHS 436

February 28, 2019
"Activation of Endogenous Retrotransposons for Cancer Therapy"
Minmin Liu, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Van Andel Research Institute, Center for Epigenetics, Laboratory of Peter A. Jones, Grand Rapids, MI
4:00 pm, BHS 436

March 7, 2019
"Rational Development of Targeting Strategy for Quiescent Tumor Cells"
Cheuk Leung, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
4:00 pm, BHS 436

March 19
"JAK-STT Signaling in B Cell Lymphoma"
Lixin Rui, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Div. of Hematology/Oncology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, WI
4:00 pm, HBS 436

March 26, 2019
Identifying and Targeting Metastatic Cancer Stem Cells in Breast Cancer
Xia Liu, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
4:00 pm, BHS 436

April 10, 2019
Somatic Cell and Cancer Cell Reprogramming
Qin Yang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
4:00 pm, BHS 436

April 25, 2019
3D Racing Between T and Cancer Cells in Mechanically and Architecturally Complex Microenvironments
Erdem Tabdanov, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory for Engineering in Oncology, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
4:00 pm, BHS 436

May 9, 2019
Targeting Breast Cancer Stem Cells - Challenges and Opportunities
Max Wicha, M.D., Madeline and Sidney Forbes Professor of Oncology, Director, Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery, Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
4:00 pm, BHS 436

May 16, 2019
cAMP Signaling as a Regulator of Melanocytic UV Resistance
John D'Orazio, M.D,. Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY
4:00 pm, BHS 436

June 4, 2019
Metabolic Reprogramming in Cancer: Biological and Therapeutic Insights
Arun Sreekumar, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, The Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Academic Director of Metabolomics; Co-Leader of the Cancer Biology Program; Dan L.. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
4:00 pm, BHS 436

July 24, 2019
AI and Cancer Systems Biology
Fabian Filipp, Ph.D., M.Sc., Department of Cancer Systems Biology, Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, School of Life Sciences, Munich, Germany
4:00 pm, BHS 436

August 29, 2019
Targeting the Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 4A (eIF4A) in Combating Breast Cancer Stemness
Sangita Sridharan, B.Tech.,  PhD Graduate Research Assistant, Univ. of Toledo Biomedical Sciences Program, Cancer Biology track (laboratory of Dr. Dayanidhi Raman)
4:00 pm, BHS 436

September 12, 2019
Precision Therapeutics Proteogenomics Diagnostics Center
Alexzander Asea, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Director - Proteogenomics Core, University of Toledo College of Medicine & Life Sciences
4:00 pm, BHS 436


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