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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

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

Fall 2017 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

    September 2017

     

    15

    Stromal Niche in Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer Progression

    Yibin Kang, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Molecular Biology
    Princeton University
    Princeton, NJ

    Hui Zong, PhD

    22

    Pancreatic Cancer Biology and Therapy

    David Tuveson, MD, PhD

     

    Professor
    Johns Hopkins University
    Director of the Lustgarten Foundation Research Laboratory at CSHL

    Daniel Gioeli, PhD

     

    October 2017

    6

    T Factor/Chromatin Interactions; Integrating Genome-wide Studies with Real Time Findings in Live Cells

    Gordon Hager, PhD

    Professor
    Senior investigator
    Department of Center for Cancer Research
    National Cancer Institute
    Bethesda, MD

    Michael Guertin, PhD

    13

    Insights into Adult MDS from Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes: A Game of Clones

    Seth Corey, Md, MPH

    Professor and Chief
    Department of Hematology and Oncology
    Children’s Hospital Foundation Endowed chair in Pediatric Cancer Research
    Richmond, VA

    Thomas Loughran Jr., MD

    20

    To Screen or Not to Screen? Evaluating Benefits & Biases in Cancer Screening Trials

    Karen Kafadar, PhD

    Professor and chair
    Department of Statistics
    University of Virginia

    John Lazo, PhD

     

    27

    Proteomic & Functional Genomic Interrogation of WNT Signaling in Cancer

    Ben Major, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
    UNC School of Medicine
    Chapel Hill, NC

    Kevin Janes, PhD

    November 2017

    3

    The Path to Improving Survival in HER2 Positive Breast Cancer

    Sandra Swain, MD

    Professor
    Department of Hematology and Oncology
    Medstar Washington Hospital Center
    Washington, DC

    Paul Kunk, MD

     

    December 2017

    1

    Andrew C. Dudley, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology
    University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, VA

    Daniel Gioeli, PhD

     

     

     

    8

    Peter M. Howley, MD

    Professor
    Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology
    Chair- Department of Pathology
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA

    Anindya Dutta, PhD

     

     

     

     

     

    February 2018

     

    2

    Andrea Facciabene, PhD

     

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

     

     

    David Kashatus, PhD