Spring 2009

Spring 2009

Cancer Center Seminar Series &
Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

Spring 2009 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 8, 2009
Priya Gopalan, M.D., Ph.D., Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells by the Bone Marrow Microenvironment
 
Seminar Series
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191) 

Jan 9, 2009

Fellow, Jeanna Knoble, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction

 

Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 191)      


Jan 9, 2009  Rongfu Wang, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Immunology and The Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Control of Innate and Adaptive Immunity by Regulatory T Cells and Innate Immune Receptors
Host: Craig Slingluff, M.D., Dept of Surgery  Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)
 

Jan 16, 2009

Fellow, Matt Quesenberry, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Stem Cells 101
 

  Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191)
 

Jan 23,  2009

Harold L. Moses, M.D., Director Emeritus, Hortense B. Ingram Professor of Molecular Oncology,
Professor of Cancer Biology, Medicine and Pathology, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN
TGF-beta Regulation of the Tumor Microenvironment

Host: Vic Engelhard, Ph.D.,
Dept of Microbiology 
Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)
 

Jan 30, 2009  Mark Stoler, M.D., Dept of Pathology, & Fellow, Jennifer Young, M.D., Division of Gynecology-Oncology
Vaccines Can Prevent and (maybe even) Treat Cancer: The Cervical Cancer Paradigm
Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D.,
Dept of Microbiology  

Joint Seminar     
Series / Gyn/Onc
(McKim Aud)
 


Feb 6, 2009  Joyce Slingerland, M.D., FRCP(C), Ph.D., Director, Braman Family Breast Cancer Institute, University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, FL
Mechanisms Underlying ER-Negative Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Host: Peggy Shupnik, Ph.D., Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)


Feb 13, 2009  John O. DaSilva, Ph.D., Dept of Microbiology, & Fellow, George Kannarkat, M.D., Division if Hematology/Oncology
Heat Shock Proteins: Chaperones of Tumorigenesis
Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D.,
Dept of Microbiology
Joint Seminar
Series / Grand
Rounds
(McKim Aud)
 

Feb 20, 2009  Fellow, Rommel Lu, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Complement-Mediated Hemolysis in Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
 

Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191)


Mar 6, 2009
Ivan M. Borrello, M.D., Associate Professor of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD
Adoptive T Cell Therapy with Marrow Infiltrating Lymphocytes in Multiple Myeloma
Host: Timothy Bullock, Ph.D., Dept of Pathology 
Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud) 

Mar 13, 2009
Charles M. Friel, M.D., Department of Surgery
Management of Early Distal Rectal Cancer
Host: Geoffrey Weiss, M.D., Division of Hem/Onc Grand Rounds (McKim Aud)

Mar 17, 2009
Tuesday 4:15pm
Rainer Glass, Ph.D., Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany
Glioma-Stroma Interactions Affect Tumor Expansion: The Impact of Endogenous Neural Precursors and Microglia
Host: Roger Abounader, M.D., Ph.D., Depts of Neurology and Microbiology
Seminar Series (Cancer Center Conf Rm 6191)

Mar 19, 2009
Thursday 12:00pm
Robert H. Silverman, Ph.D., Mal and Lea Bank Chair and Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH
Implication for RNase L and the Novel Retrovirus XMRV in Prostate Cancer
Host: Gary Owens, Ph.D., Dept of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics
Seminar Series/ CVRC Series
(MR5 Rm 1005)

Mar 20, 2009
Leisha A. Emens, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
The Hidden Immune-Modulating Potential of Cancer Therapeutics: Insights from Bench to Bedside
Host: Paula Fracasso, M.D., Ph.D., Division of Hem/Onc
Grand Rounds (McKim Aud)

Mar 27, 2009  Fellow, George Kannarkat, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Mutation Testing in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191)

Apr 3, 2009
James Foran, M.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, AL
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in African American Population: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Survival & Socioeconomic Disparities
Host: Mike Williams, M.D., Division of Hem/Onc
Grand
Rounds
(McKim Aud)

Apr 10, 2009
Fellow, Jeanna Knoble, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Use of Bisphosphonates in the Cancer Patient 
  Grand Rounds (Cancer Center Conf Rm 6191)

Apr 10, 2009
David R. Jones, M.D., Department of Surgery
A Novel Role for RelA/p65: Active Transcriptional Repression Via Recruitment of DNA and Histone Methyltransferases to Chromatin
Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D., Dept of Microbiology
Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)

Apr 17, 2009
Dan Gioeli, Ph.D., Dept of Microbiology, & Fellow, Tom Harris, M.D., Division if Hematology/Oncology
The Confluence of Targeted Therapies and the Cell Signaling Network: The Case of EGFR Inhibitors
Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D., Dept of Microbiology
Joint Seminar
Series / Grand
Rounds
(McKim Aud)

Apr 24, 2009  Fellow, J. Mark Prichard, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Renal Complications of Multiple Myeloma
  Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191)
 

May 1, 2009
Linda J. Pike, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Signal Transduction in the EGF Receptor: A Study in Linkage and Cooperativity 
Host: Paula Fracasso, M.D., Ph.D., Division of Hem/Onc
Seminar Series (McKim Aud)

May 4, 2009
Monday 12:00-1:00pm
Hanna K. Sanoff, M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Refining Chemotherapy Decisions for Older Colorectal Cancer Patients
Host: Paula Fracasso, M.D., Ph.D., Division of Hem/Onc
Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191) 

May 8, 2009
Thurl Harris, Ph.D., Dept of Pharmacology, & Fellow, Jason Boyd, M.D., Division if Hematology/Oncology
mTOR Signaling and its Role in Malignancy
Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D., Dept of Microbiology
Joint Seminar
Series / Grand
Rounds
(McKim Aud)

May 12, 2009
Tuesday 8:00am-3:00pm (Symposium)
Molecular Targets and Targeted Cancer Therapies: Melanoma and other conundrums
Brochure | Registration
Contact: Ladi Carr, Ph.D., CME Office
Jordan Hall Conference Center

May 15, 2009
Fellow, Rommel Lu, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Role of Adhesion Molecules and Vascular Endothelium in Sickle Cell Crisis
  Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191)

May 15, 2009
Alan E. Tomkinson, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of Basic Research, University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD
Human DNA Ligases; From Biochemistry to Cancer Therapy
Host: James Larner, M.D., Dept of Radiation Oncology
Seminar Series (Jordan 1-17)

May 22, 2009
Robert J. Mayer, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, M
Systemic Therapy for Colon Cancer: ARE WE MAKING PROGRESS?
Host: Geoffrey Weiss, M.D., Disivion of Hem/Onc
Grand Rounds (McKim Aud)

May 29, 2009 Robert A. Burger, M.D., FACOG, FACS, Section of Gynecologic Oncology, Co-Director, Ovarian Cancer Research Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
VEGF Targeted Therapy for Ovarian Cancer
Host: Linda Duska, M.D., Division of Gyn-Onc
Joint Seminar
Series / Gyn/Onc (McKim Aud)

Jun 5, 2009

1:15-2:15pm
Phillip A. Dennis, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Medical Oncology Branch NCI/Navy Medical Oncology, Bethesda, MD
Targeting the Akt/mTOR Pathway for the Treatment and Prevention of Lung Cancer

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

Jun 9, 2009
Tuesday 12:00-1:00pm
Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Sciences, Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Chair of Biochemistry, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Contact: Javanov Barksdale,  Dept of Pathology
Joint Pathology Seminar / Seminar Series (Hosp Exp 3025)

Jun 12, 2009 Mebea Aklilu, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, Associate in Surgical Sciences-Urology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Update on Systemic Therapy for Colorectal Cancer
Host: Paula Fracasso, M.D., Ph.D., Disivion of Hem/Onc Grand Rounds (McKim Aud)

Jun 19, 2009

Fellow, Jayme B. Stokes, M.D., Department of Surgery, & Jill Slack-Davis, Ph.D., Dept of Microbiology
Pancreatic Cancer and the Microenvironment: Implications for Response to Therapy

Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D., Dept of Microbiology
Joint Seminar Series / Surg-Onc (McKim Aud)

Jun 19, 2009
Fellow, Matt Quesenberry, M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Prognostic Markers in Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191)

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