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Tumor Cell Biology Seminars

Tumor Cell Biology Seminars Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 East Superior St.
Searle Conference Room (unless otherwise noted)
Chicago Campus
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Thursdays)
Contact: Denise Marshall - 312.695.1392

April 16
Steven Rosen Lectureship
  1. The Role of CREB in Myeloid Leukemogenesis and as a Target for AML Therapy
    Kathleen Sakamoto, MD, PhD
    Professor and Chief Division of Hematology,
    Oncology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Cancer Biology
    Stanford University School of Medicine
    Stanford, CA

hosted in part by the Oncogenesis and Developmental Biology T32 Training Grant (T32 CA080621).
April 23
The Translation Research in Solid Tumors (TRIST) Program
  1. Nanoparticles for Treatment and Imaging of Cancer
    Gayle Woloschak, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Radiation Oncology/Radiation
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, IL
  2. Modeling Prostate Cancer Initiation, Progression, Recurrence and Heterogeneity in Mice
    Sarki Abdulkadir, MD, PhD
    John T. Grayhack, MD, Professor of Urological Research
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
    Director, International Relations
    Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
    Chicago, IL

Baldwin Auditorium
April 30

The Role of Akt Isoforms in Cancer and Diabetes and Implications for Cancer Therapy: Lessons from Akt KO Mice
Nissim Hay, PhD
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Chicago, IL
Hosted by the Signal Transduction and Cancer T32 Training Grant

May 7

Cell Cycle Control in Normal and Malignant Lymphoid Cells by the Kinase DYRK1A
Benjamin Thompson, PhD, MBA
Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
Baldwin Auditorium

May 14

Deregulation of H3K27 Methylation in Multiple Myeloma
Teresa Ezponda-Itoiz, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

May 21

Identification and Function of Single-Nucleotide Variants in RNA
Xinshu Grace Xiao, PhD
Professor
Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology
University of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Baldwin Auditorium

May 28
The Translational Research in Solid Tumors (TRIST) Program
  1. Mitochondria Regulation of Epigenetics
    Navdeep Chandel, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, IL
  2. Tumor Exosomes Promote Immune Surveillance of Melanoma Metastasis
    Olga Volpert, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Urology
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, IL

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