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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

March 19


*Baldwin Auditorium

March 26
The Translational Research in Solid Tumors (TRIST) Program
  1. Beyond Warburg-A New Twist to Metabolic Adaptation of Cancer
    Alexander Stegh, PhD
    Assistant Professor-Zell Scholar, Department of Neurology
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, IL
  2. Brain Tumor Immunity: Why does it fail?
    Derek Wainwright, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, IL
April 2

Does Telomere Length Influence Cancer Risk? Moving Towards Causal Inference
Brandon Pierce, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
Department of HealthSciences
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

April 9

Prostate Epithelial Lineage Hierarchy
Li Xin, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Baldwin Auditorium

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
April 23
The Translation Research in Solid Tumors (TRIST) Program
  1. Nanoparticles for Treatment and Imaging of Cancer
    Gayle Woloschak, PhD
    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

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