Department of Cell and Cancer Biology

2022 Cell and Cancer Biology Seminar Series

2021 Seminar Series

January 20, 2022
"Lung Cancer Dormancy and Therapy Response"
Neil Bhowmick, Ph.D.,Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Director of Cancer Biology Program, Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
4:00 pm, Webex webinar

February 24, 2022
"What Goes Wrong with the Protein Quality Control Machinery During Kidney Transplantation?"
Nirmala Parajuli, DVM, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
4:00 pm, Webex webinar

March 3, 2022
"SNAQ-SEQ™: Use of Synthetic Internal Standards in Conjunction with NGS and Poisson Exact Test to Call Actionable Mutations in Circulating Tumor DNA and Tissue Specimens"
James C. Willey, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Pathology, George Isaac Chair in Cancer Biology, Director of Cancer Research Center, University of Toledo College of Medicine & Life Sciences, Toledo, OH
4:00 pm, Webex webinar

March 10, 2022
"Lipid Metabolism in Alcohol Associated Liver Disease"
Zhihong (Joe) Yang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
4:00 pm, Webex webinar

March 24, 2022
"Identifying a Role for Heat Shock Factor 1 (HSF1) in Breast Tumor-Immune Interaction"
Richard Carpenter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular biology, Medical Sciences Program, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
4:00 pm, Webex webinar

March 31, 2022
"How Do Obesity and Cancer-Associate Mutations Impact Endometrial Cancer Risk?"
Mike R. Wilson, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI
4:00 pm, Collier 1000A

April 7, 2022
"Immuno-intervention Strategies for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer in Dogs as a Model for Human Disease"
Sulma Ibrahim Mohammed, DVM, MS, PhD, Professor of Cancer Biology, Department of Comparative Biology, Purdue Center for Cancer Research, West Lafayette, IN
4:00 pm, Collier 1000A

April 14, 2022
"Sex Differences in the Glioblastoma Immune Response, Opportunity for Next Generation Precision Medicine Approaches?"
Justin Lathia, Ph.D., Vice Chair and Staff, Director of Faculty Development, Melvin H. Burkhardt Endowed Chair for Neuro-Oncology, Clinical Research, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH
4:00 pm, Webex webiner

April 19, 2022
"Targeting Stress Granule Formation to Enhance Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer"
Haichang Li, DVM, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
4:00 pm, Collier 1000A

April 21, 2022
"The Impact of Aging on Prostate Cancer with Age-Related Disruption of Th17/Treg Axis"
Quiyang Zhang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Structural & Cellular Biology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
4:00 pm, Webex webinar

April 28, 2022, 2022
"Targeting Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases for Novel Anti-Cancer Agents"
Zhong-Yin Zhang, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Robert C. and Charlotte P. Anderson Chair in Pharmacology, Head, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Director, Institute for Drug Discovery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
4:00 pm, Webex webinar

May 26, 2022
"Non-Ligand EGFR Signaling and Cancers"
Ge Jin, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, Member - Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center for AIDS Research, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
4:00 pm, Collier 1000A

June 14, 2022
"Mechanistic Studies of Genome Integrity and Cancer Etiology and Therapeutics"
Shan Yan, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
4:00 pm, Collier 1000A

July 12, 2022
"Active Learning in Medical School Teaching: Lessons Learned from Behind the Podium"
Kathryn Eisenmann, Ph.D.,Professor of Cell & Cancer Biology, Professor of Medical Education
4:00 pm, Webex webinar

September 15, 2022
"Structural and Mechanistic Insights into Prometastatic Collagen Modifying Enzymes"
Houfu Gu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Lexington, KY
4:00 pm, Collier 1000A

October 6, 2022
"Targeting Ferroptosis in RB1-Deficient Lethal Prostate Cancer"
Ming Chen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Pathology, Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC
4:00 pm, Webex webinar

October 13, 2022
"Unconventional Protein Secretion in the Innate Immune System"
Prabhodh S. Abbineni, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Human Genetics, University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, Ann Arbor, MI
4:00 pm, Collier 1000A

October 20, 2022
"HER3 Signaling in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Progression"
Bolin Liu, Ph.D., Professor of Interdisciplinary Oncology, Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
4:00 pm, Collier 1000A

October 27, 2022
"Nucleic Acids Engineering for Biosensing and Therapy"
Xing Wang, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Chemistry, Co-Director of Center for Pathogen Diagnostics, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
4:00 pm, Webex webinar

November 3, 2022
Arginine Methylation in Metabolic Disease and Cancer
Joae Qiong Wu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Worcester, MA
4:00 pm Webex webinar 

Last Updated: 3/1/23