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Cancer Center Seminar Series

The Seminar Series is designed to offer state-of-the-art knowledge on advances in oncological research and care, including new clinical and laboratory investigations, techniques, and practices, as well as to facilitate new initiatives in translational and clinical research in oncology at UVA. The seminars are held every Friday, during the fall and spring semesters of the academic year.

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Cancer Center Seminar Series

Seminar Series presented by the UVA School of Medicine Cancer Research Program
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Cancer Center Seminar Series

The Seminar Series is designed to offer state-of-the-art knowledge on advances in oncological research and care, including new clinical and laboratory investigations, techniques, and practices, as well as to facilitate new initiatives in translational and clinical research in oncology at UVA. The seminars are held every Friday, during the fall and spring semesters of the academic year.

About the Seminar Series

  • Presented by UVA Cancer Center, this interdisciplinary seminar series provides a venue for basic-science and clinical faculty to hear about cutting-edge work in all areas of cancer. The series features invited speakers on various relevant subjects, and UVA faculty with expertise in selected topics related to cancer.

    Speakers in our series represent the major research programs in the UVA Cancer Center: Cancer Cell Signaling, Chemical and Structural Biology, Immunology and Immunotherapy, Molecular Genetics and Epigenetics, Women’s Oncology, and Cancer Control and Population Health. Additionally, UVA Oncology Fellows and PhD trainees supported by UVA’s Cancer Training Grant have an opportunity to host speakers.

Cancer Center Seminar Series

Schedule

Seminars are held on Fridays 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Pinn Hall (Old Jordan Hall), Room 1-14 (unless otherwise noted). Lunch is served in the Pinn Hall lobby at 12 p.m. The series is not offered for CME credit (unless otherwise noted).

  • If you would like to host a speaker please contact Dan Gioeli, PhD
  • For logistics and questions regarding the seminar’s format and policies, please contact
  • Date

    Topic and Speaker

    Host

    February 2018

    9

    Andrea Facciabene, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA

    David Kashatus, PhD

    16

    T cell Therapies for Hematologic Malignancies

    Catherine Bollard, MD, MBChB

    Director
    Center for Cancer & Immunology
    Program for Cell Enhancement and Technologies for Immunotherapy
    Immunology Initiative - Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation
    Children's National Health System
    Washington, DC

     Lawrence Lum, MD

    23

    Iatrogenic Immunosuppression in Patients with Cancer: Etiology, Consequences, and Approaches to Preserve Immune Competence

    Stuart Grossman, MD

    Professor and Co-Director
    Brain Cancer Research Program
    Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Baltimore, MD

    Lawrence Lum, MD

    March 2018

     2

    Charting Lung Cancer Proteomes

    Eric Haura, MD

    Medical Oncologist
    H. Lee Moffit Cancer Center and Research Institute
    Tampa. FL

    Ken Hsu, PhD

     23

    Therapeutic Targeting of Epigenetic Regulators in Leukemia

    Jolanta Grembecka, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Experimental Pathology
    Department of Pathology
    Michigan Medicine
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI

    John Bushweller, PhD

    April 2018

     6

    Owen O’Connor, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medicine and Experimental Therapeutic
    Director of the Center for Lymphoid Malignancies Co-Program Director of the Lymphoid Development and Malignancy Program
    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Columbia University Medical Center
    New York, NY

    Michael Williams, MD

    20

    Suyun Huang, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Neurosurgery - Research
    Division of Surgery
    The University of Texas
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, TX

    Li Hui, PhD

    27

    James Heath, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Chemistry
    California Institute of Technology
    Pasadena, CA

    Kim Kelly, PhD

    May 2018

    11

    Laura Attardi, PhD

    Professor
    Departments of Radiation Oncology – Radiation and Cancer Biology and Genetics
    Stanford University
    Stanford, CA

    Kwon-Sik Park, PhD