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 SarcomasLessons 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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