Fall 2012

Fall 2012

Cancer Center Seminar Series

Fall 2012 Schedule

Fridays 12:30-1:30pm
Sandridge Auditorium in McKim Hall, unless otherwise noted

The UVA Cancer Center presents this seminar series. Refreshments will be served outside Sandridge Auditorium beginning at 12:00.

Please note, the Seminar Series is not being offered for CME credit.











SEPTEMBER

Date
Speaker and Title


Host
Location

14

Michael J. Weber, PhD
University of Virginia Cancer Center Director


Compensatory Signaling: A Mechanism of Therapeutic Resistance and a Guide to Combination Therapy


Peggy Shupnik, PhD

Sandridge Auditorium


21

Jennifer Shih, MD
Hematology- Oncollogy Fellow
University of Virginia

Jae K. Lee, PhD
Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences
University of Virginia

Personalized Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer


Michael J. Weber, PhD

Sandridge Auditorium


28

Geofffrey L. Greene, Ph.D
Virginia and D. K. Ludwig Professor and Vice Chair
The Ben May Department for Cancer Research
University of Chicago

Targeting Steroid Receptors and Sten Cells in Breast Cancer

Daniel G. Gioeli, Phd Sandridge Auditorium


OCTOBER

Date
Speaker and Title


Host
Location

5

Paul Read, MD, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Otolaryngology
University of Virginia

 

Proactive Palliative Care abd Palliative Radiation Model: A UVA 2012 CMS Innovation Challenge Award Program

 

 

Sally Parsons, PhD Sandridge Auditorium


12 David G. Nathan, MD
President Emeritus, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

 
Robert A. Stranahan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medicine,

Harvard Medical School

The Role of iNKT Cells in Sickle Cell Anemia

Geoffrey Weiss, MD Sandridge Auditorium


19 Hui Li, PhD  
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of Virginia

Chimeric RNA, Friend or Foe?


Christopher A. Moskaluk, MD, Ph.D


Sandridge Auditorium


26

Anil Sood, MD
Professor, Department of Cancer Biology,

 

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX


Neuroendocrine Influences on Cancer Metastasis

 

Jill K. Slack-Davis, PhD Sandridge Auditorium


NOVEMBER

Date
Speaker and Title


Host
Location

2

Patrick Dillon, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine , Hematology and Oncology

 

 

Advances in Breast Cancer Therapy: Immunotherapy and Targeted Approaches

 



Sally Parsons, PhD Sandridge Auditorium


9 Jukka Westermarck, PhD

Research Professor Finnish Cancer Institute

 

Reactivation of Protein Phosphatase 2A (PP2A) as a Multi-target Strategy for Cancer Therapy

 

 

David Brautigan, PhD Sandridge Auditorium


16

Laura F. Gibson, PhD
Deputy Director - Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center

 

 

Microenvironment Influence on ALL Cell Survival and Phenotype

 

Jill K. Slack-Davis, PhD Sandridge Auditorium


30

Hillary Maitland, MD
Hematology - Oncology Fellow
University of Virginia

 

 

Trousseau's Legacy: Malignancy and the Hypercoagulable State

Sally Parsons, PhD

Sandridge Auditorium


DECEMBER

Date
Speaker and Title


Host
Location

7 Margaret Spitz, MD
Professor
Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine

 

Integrative Epidemiology: Next Generation


Thao Dang, MD Sandridge Auditorium


14 Michael E. Williams, MD
Chief Hematologic Malignancies Section
Byrd S. Leavell Professor of Medicine , Hematology and Oncology

 

Mantle Cell Lymphoma: Targeting the B-Cell Receptor Pathway

 

Sally Parsons, PhD Sandridge Auditorium
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