Spring 2008

Spring 2008

Cancer Center Seminar Series &
Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

Spring 2008 Schedule 

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

The UVA Cancer Center, in conjunction with the Division of Hematology/Oncology, presents this seminar series.  Refreshments will be served outside McKim Auditorium beginning at 12:00.

Please note, neither the Seminar Series nor Grand Rounds are being offered for CME credit.

January   February   March   April   May   June
   


Jan 11, 2008

Fellow, Tom Harris, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Carcinoma of Unknown Primary: Advances in Molecular Profiling and Targeted Therapies

 

Grand Rounds
(CC Conf
6191)


Jan 18, 2008

Mark Jameson, Ph.D., Department of Otolaryngology & Fellow, George Kannarkat, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
The IGF-1R As a Survival Factor in Cancer

Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D.,
Dept of Microbiology
Joint SS / GR (McKim Aud)

Jan 25,  2008

William C. Hahn, M.D., Ph.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Department of Medical Oncology, Boston, MA
Functional Genomics, Experimental Models and Cancer

Host: Michael Weber, Ph.D.,
Dept of Microbiology
Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)

Feb 1, 2008 Vincent Arlet, M.D., Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
New Trends in Surgical Management of Spinal Tumors
Host: Geoffrey Weiss, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology

Grand Rounds
(McKim Aud)


Feb 8, 2008

Fellow, Rommel Lu, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Congenital Platelet Disorders


Grand Rounds
(CC Conf
6191)


Feb 15, 2008
Kristoffer Valerie, Ph.D., Medical College of Virginia, Dept of Radiation-Oncology
ATM in Regulating DNA Double-Strand Break Repair in Glioma Cells
Host: James Larner, M.D., Department of Radiation Oncology Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)


Feb 22, 2008 Drug Discovery Symposium
Tona Gilmer, Ph.D., GlaxoSmithKline, Department of Cancer Biology
Development of Targeted Agents for Personalized Cancer Therapy

Host: J. Thomas Parsons, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology Seminar
Series
(Jordan Conf)


Feb 29, 2008  B. Gail Macik, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Update Hitt
Host: Geoffrey Weiss, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology Grand Rounds
(CC Conf
6191)

Mar 7, 2008
Fellow, Jason Boyd, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Myelodysplastic Syndrome

  Grand Rounds
(CC Conf
6191)


Mar 14, 2008 Elizabeth Taparowsky, Ph.D., Purdue University, Department of Biological Sciences
Specialized Regulators of AP-1 Activity in the Immune System
Host: J. Thomas Parsons, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology
Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)


Mar 21, 2008
Marty Mayo, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics & Fellow, Racquel Innis-Shelton, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
NF-κB: Old Tricks In New Ways - Clinical Insights & New Directions
Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D.,
Dept of Microbiology

Joint SS / GR (McKim Aud)

Mar 28, 2008 Stephen Baylin, M.D., Johns Hopkins University
The Cancer Epigenome: Constituents, Origins, and Implications

Host: Anindya Dutta, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Seminar
Series
(C-1)


Apr 4, 2008
Neerja Karnani, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics & Fellow, Jason Boyd, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Epigenetic Mechanisms and Cancer Management

Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D.,
Dept of Microbiology

Joint SS / GR (McKim Aud)

Apr 11, 2008
Fellow, Chris Vaughn, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Primary Malignancy of the Bone
  Grand Rounds
(CC Conf
6191)


Apr 18, 2008
Theresa Guise, Ph.D., Department of Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism
TGFß-beta: Cancer, Bone and Beyond

Host: Geoffrey Weiss, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Grand Rounds
(McKim Aud)


Apr 25, 2008 Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
Development of Human Cancer Immunotherapy

Host: Michael Weber, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology
Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)


May 2, 2008
Jeffrey Ross, M.D., Albany Medical College, Department of Pathology
Issues and Controversies in Breast Cancer Biomarker & Molecular Diagnositc Testing

Host: Geoffrey Weiss, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Grand Rounds
(McKim Aud)


May 9, 2008
Vanessa Shami, M.D., Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology
Endoscopic Ultrasound in Oncology
Host: Geoffrey Weiss, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Grand Rounds
(McKim Aud)


May 23, 2008
Yong Sun Lee, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
MicroRNA's in Differentiation and Cancer

Host: James Larner, M.D., Department of Radiation Oncology
Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)


May 23, 2008 Fellow, Racquel Innis Shelton, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
The Role of NFkappa B in the Pathogenesis of GVHD After Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation

  Grand Rounds
(CC Conf
6191)


Jun 6, 2008 Michael Douvas, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Development of Targeted Therapy for Core Binding Factor Leukemias
Host: Geoffrey Weiss, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Grand Rounds
(McKim Aud)


Jun 13, 2008
Dave A. Mack, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology & Fellow, Rommel Lu, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Evolution of Extrinsic Pathway of Coagulation and the Development of Anti-Xa and Anti-IIa Agents
Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D.,
Dept of Microbiology

Joint SS / GR (McKim Aud)

Jun 20, 2008
Preston Hensley, Pfizer Global Research & Development
Drug Discovery - Successes, Challenges, and the Future

Host: Jay Fox, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology
Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)


Jun 20, 2008
Fellow, Jeanna Knoble, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Tumor Lysis Syndrome
  Grand Rounds
(CC Conf
6191)


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