Spring 2012

Spring 2012

Cancer Center Seminar Series

Spring 2012 Schedule 

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

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

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

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Date

Speaker and Title

 Host

Location



1/20/12

John Bushweller, PhD
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics


From Basic Science to Preclinical Models - Development of a Targeted Agent for Inv(16) Leukemia

Sally Parsons, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



1/27/12

Jennifer Harvey, MD
Professor of Radiology
Division Head, Breast Imaging

Chris Moskaluk, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Jay Fox, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Associate Dean of Research


Breast Density and Cancer: Clinical, Histological and
Proteomic Perspectives

Sally Parsons, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



2/3/12
Tom Gonda, PhD
Professorial Research Fellow & Head
Molecular Oncogenesis Group
University of Queensland Diamantina Institute for Immunology, Cancer and Metabolic Medicine

Role and Targeting of the MYB Oncogene in Myeloid Leukemia

Tim Bender, PhD

McKim
Auditorium




2/10/12

John Lazo, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology

Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases as Emerging Molecular
Cancer Targets


Sally Parsons, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



2/17/12
Lloyd Gray, MD
Founder and Vice President, Scientific Discovery
Tau Therapeutics

Controlling the Calcium Dependence of Proliferation

Sally Parsons, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



2/24/12

Huda Salman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Sally Parsons, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



3/2/12

David Cheresh, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair of Pathology
Moores, University of California, San Diego Cancer Center

Regulation of the Angiogenic Switch

Amy Bouton, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



3/16/12
Lee Helman, MD
Scientific Director for Clinical Research Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute


Developing New Targeted Therapies for Sarcomas Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges

Hui Li, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



3/23/12
Lucio Miele, PhD
Director, Cancer Institute
Ergon Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Development of Notch Inhibitor in ER+ Breast Cancer

Thao Dang, MD

McKim
Auditorium



3/30/12
Steven Balk, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Staff Physician, Hematology/Oncology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Androgen Receptor Mechanisms of Action in Prostate Cancer

Dan Gioeli, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



4/6/12
Samhita Chakraborty, MD
Fellow, Hematology/Oncology

Tom Parsons, PhD
Professor of Microbiology

Combined EGFR and MEK Inhibition in Pancreatic Cancer

Sally Parsons, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



4/13/12
Jennifer Shih, MD
Fellow, Hematology/Oncology

Jill Slack-Davis, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research, Microbiology

The Bevacizumab Controversy in Breast Cancer


Sally Parsons, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



4/20/12

Ronny Drapkin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Extraovarian Origins of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer - Integrating the Fallopian Tube into the Evolving Model of Pathogenesis

Amir Jazaeri, MD

McKim
Auditorium











5/4/12

Amandeep Salhotra, MD
Fellow, Hematology/Oncology


Anindya Dutta, MD, PhD
Byrd Professor and Chair of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics


Monitoring Patients with Chronic Phase CML on TKI Therapy

Sally Parsons, PhD
McKim
Auditorium



5/11/12
Les Robison, PhD
Chairman, Department of Epidemiology
and Cancer Control
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Cancer Survivorship: Opportunities for Multi-Disciplinary Research


Wendy Cohn, PhD

McKim
Auditorium



5/18/12
Bryce Paschal, PhD
Center for Cell Signaling Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

A Program Approach to Study Signaling and Progression in
Prostate Cancer


Sally Parsons, PhD
McKim
Auditorium



5/25/12
Mitchell Machado, MD
Fellow, Hematology/Oncology

Thao Dang, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Biomarkers in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer:
Exploring a Future Direction


Sally Parsons, PhD
McKim
Auditorium



6/1/12
*Joan W. Gibson Lecture and Millie & Alex Angelus Award

Amanda Nickles Fader, MD
Director of Gynecologic Robotic Surgery and
Associate Director of GYN Oncology
Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Obesity and Gynecologic Cancer: A Super-Sized Dilemma


Susan Modesitt, MD
McKim
Auditorium @12:15


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