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Basic Research Seminar Series

Basic Research Seminar Series 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

February 11

Surprising Molecular Events Underlying Metastatic Progression
Sohail Tavazoie, MD, PhD
Leon Hess Associate Professor
Elizabeth and Vincent Meyer Laboratory
Of Systems Cancer Biology
Rockefeller University
New York, NY

February 18

Hematology Malignancies Program Siglec-8 and Siglec-F: Inhibitory Receptors on Eosinophils and Mast Cells that Recognize Specific Gylcan Ligands
Bruce Bochner, MD
Professor, Allergy Division
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

February 25
The Translational Research in Solid Tumors (TRIST) Program
  1. Epithelial Tissue Compartment Organization by Eph Receptors and Ephrins
    Spiro Getsios, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, IL
  2. Associations of Germline Prostate Cancer Risk SNPs with Disease Aggressiveness: Analysis of 18,343 Cases
    William Catalona, MD
    Professor, Department of Urology
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
    Chicago, IL
March 3

Progesterone Receptor Action in Breast Cancer
Christy Hagan, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Kansas Cancer Center, Kansas City, KS

March 10

The Charge of the CALR Brigade: Reasoning Why Mutations in Calreticulin Induce Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
Ann Mullally, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Boston, MA

March 17

Myelofibrosis Clinical Trials
Brady Stein, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

March 24
The Translational Research in Solid Tumors (TRIST) Program
  1. Forward Genetic Screens to Probe Redox Biology in Human Cancer Cells
    Nav Chandel PhD
    Professor, Division of Pulmonary
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  2. Revisiting Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3 (GSK-3) as a Chockepoint Therapeutic Target for Chemosensitization of Solid Tumors and Glioma
    Andrew Mazar, MD
    Andrew Mazar, MD
    Research Professor, Department of Pharmacology
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
March 31
Translational Bridge Mini Symposium
  1. Targeting the DNA Damage Response in AML through NAE and HDAC Inhibition
    Steven Grant, MD
    Associate Director, Translational Research and Co-leader, Developmental Therapeutics Program
    Virginia Commonwealth University-Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, VA

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