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2009 Cancer Biology Pathway

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Holden Auditorium, Farrell Learning and Teaching Center
Format: A 60 min lecture followed by a 30 min discussion of research paper chosen by the speaker. Students will be sent a copy of the paper 4-5 days before the class.

TUESDAY, JAN. 13
David Wilson, MD, PhD, Introduction
Introduction

TUESDAY, JAN. 20
Phil Mason, PhD
Dyskeratosis congenita and cancer
PowerPoint Presentation 

TUESDAY, JAN. 29
Dan Link, MD
Congenital neutropenia and leukemia

TUESDAY, FEB. 3
Monica Bessler, MD, PhD
PNH
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, FEB. 10
David Gutmann, MD, PhD
Modeling NF-1 related tumors
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, FEB. 17
Rob Mitra, PhD
Allelic variants and cancer predisposition
PowerPoint Presentation 

TUESDAY, FEB. 24
Karen Wooley, PhD
Treatment of brain tumors with nanoparticles
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, MARCH 3
Josh Rubin, MD, PhD
Brain tumor pathogenesis
PowerPoint Presentation 

TUESDAY, MARCH 10
Bob Heuckeroth, MD, PhD
RET signaling in development and cancer

TUESDAY, MARCH 17
Guojun Bu, PhD
Wnt signaling and cancer
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, MARCH 24
Paul Goodfellow, PhD
Pathogenesis of endometrial cancer
PowerPoint Presentation 

TUESDAY, MARCH 31
Charles J. Sherr, MD, PhD
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Co-Chair, Genetics & Tumor Cell Biology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Co-Director, Molecular Oncology Program
Herrick Foundation Chair

TUESDAY, APRIL 7
Scott Saunders, MD, PhD
Overgrowth syndromes and cancer