Translational Research Program

Seminar Series

For additional information on the Translation Research Program Seminar Series, contact Jason Bielas.

January 24th, 2014

The Role of WNT10B/b-Catenin/HMGA2 Signaling Axis in Lung Metastasis: A Model for Triple Negative Breast Cancer and Cancer Health Disparities
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Weintraub Building, Pelton Auditorium

(Followed by Chalk Talk 11:30am – 12:30 pm in B1-076)
Public Health Sciences and Human Biology Divisions Faculty Candidate Seminar
Gustavo Miranda-Carboni, PhD
UCLA

January 27th, 2014

Mechanistic dissection and therapeutic targeting of mTOR regulated translation in cancer
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weintraub Building, Pelton Auditorium

(Followed by Chalk Talk 12:00 – 1:00 pm in B1-076)
Public Health Sciences and Human Biology Divisions Faculty Candidate Seminar
Andrew Hsieh, MD
UCSF

January 30th, 2014

Cell Plasticity - rethinking the cancer stem cell model
10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Weintraub Building, Pelton Auditorium

(Followed by Chalk Talk 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in B1-074)
Public Health Sciences and Human Biology Divisions Faculty Candidate Seminar
Christine Chaffer, PhD
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

February 4, 2014, 12:00 noon

Going beyond BRCA1: strategies from the bench to the community to investigate the aggressive biology of TNBC in African American women
Arnold Building, M1-A303/A305

Victoria Seewaldt, MD (Special Guest)
Professor of Medicine, Duke University

February 10th, 2014

Breast Tumorigenesis, Genomic Instability, and Metastasis Induced by Mre11 Pathway Dysfunction
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Weintraub Building, Pelton Auditorium

(Followed by Chalk Talk 1:30 – 2:30 pm in B1-076)
Public Health Sciences and Human Biology Divisions Faculty Candidate Seminar
Gaorav Gupta, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

February 18th, 2014

Circulating microRNA biomarkers for colorectal cancer prognosis
9 – 10 am
Arnold Building, M5-C813/C815

February 28th, 2014

Gene expression, signal transduction, and disease evolution in Ras-driven cancer
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Weintraub Building, Pelton Auditorium

(Followed by Chalk Talk 11:30am – 12:30 pm in B1-076)
Public Health Sciences and Human Biology Divisions Faculty Candidate Seminar
Madhu Kumar, PhD
Cancer Research UK London Research Institute

February 28th, 2014

Developing more effective platinum-based chemotherapeutics: Trans Lesion Synthesis of Phenanthiplatin DNA adducts by DNA polymerase η
11:00 am – noon
Arnold Building, M5-C813/815

Mark T. Gregory (Post-Doctoral Candidate for Bielas Lab)
Laboratory of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health

March 12th, 2014

Transcriptional Regulators of Lineage in Lung Cancer – Toward Understanding their Cellular Origins

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Weintraub Building, Pelton Auditorium

(Followed by Chalk Talk 2:00 – 3:00 pm in B1-072)
Public Health Sciences and Human Biology Divisions Faculty Candidate Seminar
Hideo Watanabe, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medical Oncology,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Research Affiliate, Cancer Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

April 15th, 2014

Breast Cancer Serum Markers
9 am – 10 am
M5-C813/C815

Michél Schummer, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist, Translational Outcomes and Research Group
Division of Public Health Sciences, FHCRC

April 17th, 2014

Opportunistic Salpingectomy: A population based approach to Ovarian Cancer prevention
1:30-2:30 PM
Pelton Auditorium

Dianne M. Miller, M.D. (Special Guest)
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
University of British Columbia

April 22nd, 2014

Metabolomics Approaches for Detecting Cancer and its Recurrence: Opportunities and Challenges
9 am – 10 am
M5-C813/C815

Dan Raftery, Ph.D.
Member
Divisions of Public Health Sciences and Clinical Research, FHCRC

May 6th, 2014

Title TBD
9 am – 10 am
M5-C813/C815

Julie Randolph-Habecker, Ph.D.
Director, Experimental Histopathology Shared Resources, FHCRC
&
Sue Knoblaugh, DVM
Comparative Pathologist, Comparative Medicine Shared Resources, FHCRC

May 13th, 2014

Title TBD
9 am – 10 am
M5-C813/C815

M. Robyn Andersen, Ph.D.
Member, Translational Outcomes and Research Group,
Division of Public Health Sciences, FHCRC

May 27th, 2014

Title TBD
9 am – 10 am
M5-C813/C815

Vijayakrishna (V.K.) Gadi, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Member
Divisions of Clinical Research and Public Health Sciences, FHCRC

June 10th, 2014

Title TBD
9 am – 10 am
M5-C813/C815

Toshiyasu Taniguchi, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Member, Divisions of Public Health Sciences and Human Biology, FHCRC

June 24th, 2014

Title TBD
9 am – 10 am
M5-C813/C815

Xiaoling Song, Ph.D.
Senior Staff Scientist, PHS Biomarkers Lab
Division of Public Health Sciences, FHCRC

 

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