Spring 2013

Spring 2013

Cancer Center Seminar Series

Spring 2013 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.

 











JANUARY

Date
Speaker and Title


Host
Location

18

Sameh Mikhail, MD

Chief Fellow Georgetown University Hospital Division of Hematology and Oncology

The Use of Cell Cycle Inhibitors in Gastrointestinal Cancers

Geoffrey R. Weiss, MD Sandridge Auditorium







25

Gordon B. Mills, MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman  - Department of Systems Biology UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

                
Functionalizing the Cancer Genome: A Mutation Driven View


Kevin A. Janes, PhD
Sandridge Auditorium


FEBRUARY

Date
Speaker and Title


Host
Location

1

David R. Jones, MD    

Professor of Surgery

University of Virginia

 

Introduction of Molecularly-targeted Therapies for Lung Cancer by Surgeons: A New Paradigm?

 

 

Sally Parsons, PhD Sandridge Auditorium


15

Adam Goldfarb, MD

Professor of Pathology

Associate Director of Clinical Hematology Laboratory
 
University of Virginia

 

Molecular Mechanisms Mediating Megakaryocyte Morphogenesis and Malignancy

Sally Parsons, PhD Sandridge Auditorium


22

Stuart S. Berr, Ph.D.
Professor of Research
Radiology and Biomedical Engineering University of Virginia



 

 Visible Light Imaging in Cancer Research


Sally Parsons, PhD
Sandridge Auditorium


MARCH

Date
Speaker and Title


Host
Location

1

Kimberly Stegmaier, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Boston Children's Hospital

 

Modulating Aberrant Transcription factors in Pediatric Cancers

John Bushweller, PhD Sandridge Auditorium


8 Richard Santen, MD

Professor of Medicine , Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of Virginia

 

What do Growth Kinetic Models Tell Us About Breast Cancer Prevention and Menopausal Hormone Therapy?

 

 

Sally Parsons, PhD Sandridge Auditorium


15

No Seminar - Spring Break



 

 

 










22                          

Kyle Brett, MD                                                                                                                                                   
Hematology - Oncology Fellow
University of Virginia

 

Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase Inhibition in Mantle Cell Lymphoma: An Example of Adaptive Tumor Responses and Potential Clinical Applications of Synergistic Drug Combinations

 

 

Sally Parsons, PhD Jordan Hall, Room 1-14


29
Janet V. Cross, PhD

Assistant Professor of                Pathology                                       

University of Virginia



 

A New Player in the Tumor Microenvironment Promotes Metastasis

 

 

 

Sally Parsons, PhD

Sandridge Auditorium


APRIL

Date
Speaker and Title


Host
Location

5

Andrew Larner, MD, PhD
Program co-leader of Cancer Cell Signaling
Martha Anne Hatcher Distinguished Professor in Oncology

VCU Massey Cancer Center

 

The Role of the Jak/Stat Pathway in Mitochondrial Function and Breast Cancer

 

Adam Goldfarb, MD

Sandridge Auditorium


12           John A. Hickman

 Coordinator IMI Project PREDECT - Paris, France

 



Why 90% of Anticancer Drugs fail in the Clinic. Some Solutions through Public-Private Initiatives

 

John S. Lazo, PhD Sandridge Auditorium







26

Victor Lobanenkov, PhD

Chief Molecular Pathology Section Laboratory of Immunogenetics

National Institutes of Health

 

Next Generation of CTCF and BORIS Studies in Germ, Stem, and Cancer Cells

Prabhakara P. Reddi, PhD Sandridge Auditorium







MAY

Date

 

  Speaker and Title Host Location
3

Ben Neel, PhD, MD

Director and Senior Scientist - Ontario Cancer Institute

Shp2 and its Binding Proteins in Health and Disease

This seminar is co-sponsored by the Cancer Center and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology

Lorenz, Ulrike Sandridge Auditorium







10

Mythreye S. Karthikeyan, PhD

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine

Duke University

 

Beyond Coreception: TGF-β coreceptors in Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Amir Jazaeri, MD Sandridge Auditorium







17

James M. Lindberg, M.D.

General Surgery Resident

Surgical Oncology Research Fellow

University of Virginia

From man to mouse to man – Emerging targeted therapies from orthotopic xenograft models of pancreatic cancer

 

Todd W. Bauer, MD Sandridge Auditorium







24

Ali El Sayed , MD

Hematology - Oncology Fellow

University of Virginia

 

Targeting EGFR and Src in Triple Negative and Hormone-Resistant Breast Cancer

Sally Parsons, PhD Sandridge Auditorium
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