Seminars

Upcoming seminars

Date Speaker Institution Title & Page
September 6, 2012 Steve Henikoff Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute “Histone variants, nucleosome dynamics and epigenetics”
September 20, 2012 Stuart Lindsay ASU “Epigenetics – Physics or Magic?”
October 4, 2012 Hans-Joachim Ziock Los Alamos National Laboratory “A New Definition of Information: its Origins and Implications for Cancer”
October 18, 2012 NO SEMINAR NCI SITE VISIT
November 1, 2012 Peter Kuhn Scripps Research Instutute TBD
November 15, 2012 Landon Inge St Joeseph’s Hospital and Medical Center TBD
November 29, 2012 Rod McEver Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation “Force-regulated adhesion of leukocytes to vascular surfaces”
January 10, 2013 Martin Bues Mayo Clinic TBD
January 24, 2013 Anna Barker Former Deputy Director NCI TBD
February 7, 2013 Chad Leidy Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota TBD
February 21, 2013 TBD TBD TBD
March 7, 2013 TBD TBD TBD
March 21, 2013 TBD TBD TBD
April 4, 2013 Dora Lam-Himlim Mayo Clinic TBD
April 18, 2013 TBD TBD TBD

Past Seminars(from most recent)

Date Speaker Institution Title & Page
April 19, 2012 Karen Anderson Biodesign Institute, ASU “Designing Cancer Vaccines: From Antigen Identification to Targeting Tumor Dormancy”
April 5, 2012 Barbara Hempstead Cornell “The Impact of Genomic Evolution on Clinical Challenges”
March 8, 2012 Sanjay Kumar UC Berkeley “Mechanobiological control of tumor and stem cell behavior: Lessons from the brain”
February 23, 2012 Carlo Maley UCSF “Evolution in Cancer: Lessons from Barrett’s Esophagus”
February 9, 2012 John Pepper NCI “Cancer as a failure of multicellularity”
January 26, 2012 Paul Davies ASU “Cancer as Metazoa 1.0”
January 12, 2012 Geoffrey West Santa Fe Institute “Towards a Quantitative, Predictive Theory of Tumor Growth, Metabolic Rate and Vascular Structure”
November 17, 2011 Raoul Tibes Mayo Clinic “Target Identification in Cancer Using RNA interference–Accelerated Therapy Development in Leukemias”
November 2, 2011 William Muller Feinberg School of Medicine “How Endothelial Cells Regulate Leukocyte Transmigration: Application to Cancer Metastasis”
October 20, 2011 Thai Tran ASU “Discovery of Prolactin Signaling Pathway in Breast Cancer”
October 10, 2011 William Grady Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center “The Role of Epigenetic Alterations in Colon Cancer”

September 22, 2011 Luis Cisneros ASU “Initiation of Micro-Metastases from Low-Fitness Cancer Cells: Rare, Explosive, and Deterministic”
September 8, 2011 Robert Austin Princeton Ten Crazy Ideas about Cancer
August 25, 2011 David Fleischer Mayo Clinic “Comparing Esophageal Cancer in Phoenix, Arizona and Feiching, China”
March 24, 2011 Joseph Mikhael Mayo Clinic “From Incurable to chronic: Multiple Myeloma in 2011”
February 25, 2011 Gaurav Sharma Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute “Therapeutic Targeting of Macrophages using Engineered Nanoparticles”
February 24, 2011 Josh LaBaer ASU “High Throughput Cell-Based Studies and Protein Microarrays for Biomarker and Target Discovery”
January 27, 2011 Alex K-Y. Jen University of Washington “Rational Design and Self-Assembly for Photonics, Energy, and Nanomedicine”
December 16, 2010 Stephen Wolfram Wolfram Research “Biomedicine in the Computational Universe”
October 28, 2010 Jack tuszynski University of Alberta “Computational Drug Discovery for Cancer Chemotherapy”
September 23, 2010 Kaushal Rege ASU “Synergetic Approaches in Molecular and Nanoscale Therapeutics and Delivery Systems”
August 26, 2010 Rafael Fonseca Mayo Clinic “Myeloma as an Example of Translational Research”
May 20, 2010 Laura Gonzalez ASU “Functional Genomics and Proteomics to understand tamoxifen resistance”
April 22, 2010 Stuart Lindsay ASU “Mapping Epigenetic Changes One Molecule at a Time”
April 8, 2010 Michael Barrett TGen “Clonal Analyses and Clinical Behaviors of Human Cancer”
March 25, 2010 Kimberly J. Bussey TGen “The role of Bioinformatics in teasing apart epigenetics in cancer”
March 11, 2010 Jim Esler ASU “Are cancers phosphorus-limited ‘ecosystems’?”
February 25, 2010 John D. Nagy ASU “Evolutionary Suicide and the Evolution of Angiogenesis in Cancer”
February 11,2010 Donald Coffey Johns Hopkins School of Medicine “Nuclear Architecture: Energy, Topology and Cancer”
January 28, 2010 Seungchan Kim TGen “Context-specific genomic regulation in cancer”

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