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Calendar of Professional Events

Throughout the year, the Lurie Cancer center offers professional education on various cancer-related topics. We offer weekly Grand Rounds and Basic Research Seminars during the academic year.

Questions? Contact cancer@northwestern.edu

October 2017
Date Event Location
THURSDAY
Oct 12
Convergence of Nanoimaging and Biology: from Decoding Chromatin Packing to Cancer Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Vadim Backman, PhD, Northwestern University
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Searle Conference Room
FRIDAY
Oct 13
Hematology/Oncology Fellows Presentations
Craig Boddy, MD & Ami Shah, MD
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Searle Conference Room
THURSDAY
Oct 19
Modulation of Tumor Microenvironments to Sensitize "Cold" Tumors to Immune Therapies
Pawel Kalinski, MD, PhD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Searle Conference Room
FRIDAY
Oct 20
P53 Gene Therapy Delivered by a Tumor-targeting Nanocomplex Displays Antitumor Activity and Augments PD-1 Immune Checkpoint Blockade
Esther Chang, PhD, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Searle Conference Room
FRIDAY
Oct 20
Cancer Prevention Mini-Symposium for Clinicians and Investigators
Cancer Prevention with Drugs: Improving Existing Solutions and Finding New Ones
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St., Chicago
Baldwin Auditorium
SATURDAY
Oct 21
Big Ten CRC Summit
Hosted by Lurie Cancer Center and UIC Cancer Center
Big Ten Conference Headquarters
5440 Park Pl.
Rosemont, IL
WEDNESDAY
Oct 25
Protein Nanoparticles: Design of Antibody Therapeutics Using a Chemical Biology Approach
CAPS Webinar: Kevin J. Metcalf, PhD, Northwestern University
online
THURSDAY
Oct 26
Carcinogenesis T32 Training Grant New Student Welcome Reception
For all PhD students interested in Cancer Biology
Ward Building
303 E. Chicago Ave,
Chicago
November 2017
Date Event Location
THURSDAY
Nov 2
Building a Spindle Without (or With Too Many) Centrosomes: Lessons from Oocytes and Cancer Cells
Sadie Wignall, PhD, Northwestern University
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Searle Conference Room
FRIDAY
Nov 3
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias: Diagnostic Testing and Crossmatching
Glenn Ramsey, MD, Northwestern University
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Searle Conference Room
THURSDAY
Nov 9
The Widespread Role of Transcription Factors in Controlling the Spatial Organization of Eukaryotic Genome
Jason Brickner, PhD, Northwestern University
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Searle Conference Room
FRIDAY
Nov 10
Targeting Early Events in Breast Cancer by Reprogramming the Stroma
Thea Tlsty, PhD, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Searle Conference Room
TUE-THU
Nov 14-16
11th Annual Oncofertility Conference Prentice Women's Hospital
250 E. Superior Street, Chicago
THURSDAY
Nov 16
Druggable Genetic Dependencies of KSHV-transformed Primary Effusion Lymphoma
Eva Gottwein, PhD, Northwestern University
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Searle Conference Room
FRIDAY
Nov 17
20th Annual Oncology Nursing Conference
The Future of Oncology Nursing
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron Ave.
THURSDAY
Nov 30
Kinetochore Microtubule Attachment Mechanisms Preventing Chromosome Mis-Segregation and Aneuploidy
Dileep Varma, PhD, Northwestern University
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Searle Conference Room