ICR Seminar Series 2013

2013 Seminar Schedule

Institute for Cancer Research
Seminars (2013)
Coordinator: Jamboor Vishwanatha, Ph.D.
ICR Secretary: Jacklyn Crisp
Location: LIB-110
Noon to 1:00 p.m.

 University of North Texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76107



Date January - No Seminar


Date February 6, 2013
Name Porunelloor Mathew, Ph.D.
Position & Location Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology & Immunology, UNTHSC, Fort Worth, TX
Title of Seminar "Novel NK Cell-mediated Immunotherapy for Cancer"
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Date March 6, 2013
Name Venu Cheriyath, Ph.D.
Position & Location Assissant Professor, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Texas A&M University, Commerce, TX 
Title of Seminar "Interferon Stimulated Genes in Breast Cancer: Friend or Foe"
Itinerary
Seminar Flyer
Confirmed By Stephen Mathew, Ph.D. 


Date April 3, 2013
Name Huanbiao Mo, Ph.D.
Position & Location

Professor, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

Title of Seminar

"Tumor-Suppressive Activity of Geranylgeraniol in vitro"

Itinerary
Seminar Flyer
Confirmed By

Rajendra Sharma, Ph.D.



Date May 1, 2013
Name Rolf A. Brekken, Ph.D.
Position & Location

Effie Marie Cain Scholar in Angiogenesis Research; Associate Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology; Departments of Surgery & Pharmacology; Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research; UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Title of Seminar

"Pathways that drive a metastatic phenotype in cancer: lessons from mouse models of breast and pancreatic cancer"

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Date May 22, 2013
Name Riyaz M. Basha, Ph.D.
Position & Location Senior Research Scientist & Assistant Professor, Cancer Research Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, Orlando FL
Title of Seminar "Anti-Cancer Activity of Tolfenamic Acid in Pediatric Malignancies: Emphasis on Neuroblastoma"
Itinerary
Seminar Flyer
Confirmed By Paul Bowman, M.D. and J.K. Vishwanatha, Ph.D.


Date June 5, 2013
Name Laszlo Prokai, Ph.D.
Position & Location

Professor, Molecular Biology & Immunology; Robert A. Welch Chair in Biochemistry; UNTHSC, Fort Worth, TX

Title of Seminar

"Cancer Proteomics: Principles, Practices and Promises"

Seminar Flyer
Confirmed By

Rajendra Sharma, Ph.D.


Date July 3, 2013
Name Lorraine R. Reitzel, Ph.D.
Position & Location Assistant Professor, Department of Health Disparities Research, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Title of Seminar "Disparities in head & neck cancer survival among patients treated at a multidisciplinary cancer center? A look from multiple angles"
Itinerary
Seminar Flyer
Confirmed By Scott Walters, Ph.D. and Rajendra Sharma, Ph.D.


Date August 7, 2013
Name Chendil Damodaran, Ph.D.
Position & Location Associate Prorfessor, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, El Paso, TX
Title of Seminar "Targeting AKT Signaling for the prevention of prostate Cancer"
Itinerary
Seminar Flyer
Confirmed By J.K. Vishwanatha, Ph.D.


Date September 4, 2013
Name Hua Lu, MB, Ph.D.
Position & Location Professor & Chair, Renolds & Ryan Families Chair in Translational Cancer, Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry & Moleular Biology, New Orleans, LA
Title of Seminar "Translating the p53 pathway to drug discovery"
Itinerary
Seminar Flyer
Confirmed By Johnny He, Ph.D.


Date October 2, 2013
Name Gray W. Pearson, Ph.D.
Position & Location

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Simmons Cancer Center, Dallas, TX

Title of Seminar "Determining how tumor cell invasion strategies influence patient outcome"
Itinerary
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Confirmed By Alakananda Basu, Ph.D.


Date

November 6, 2013- 

Canceled

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Title of Seminar
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Date December 4, 2013
Name Anil Parwani, M.D., Ph.D.
Position & Location Division Director, Pathology Informatics Staff Pathologist, Professor of Pathology and Biomedical Informatics, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
Title of Seminar "Building InformaticTools for Translational and Personalized Medicine: The critical role of Pathologist"
Itinerary
Seminar Flyer
Confirmed By J.K. Vishwanatha, Ph.D.
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