2008 Cancer Biology Pathway

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Holden Auditorium, Farrell Learning and Teaching Center
Format: A 50 min lecture followed by a 20 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. 22
Lee Ratner , MD, PhD Introduction
Introduction
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, JAN. 29
Rick Wilson, PhD
Cancer Genomics
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, FEB. 5
Jason Weber, PhD
mTOR Signaling
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, FEB. 12
Topic rescheduled to March 25

TUESDAY, FEB. 19
Greg Longmore, MD
Epithelial-mesenchymal Transition
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
John Cooper, MD, PhD
Cytoskeletal Rearrangements in Cancer
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, MARCH 4
Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH
Breast Cancer Prevention
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, MARCH 11
David Piwnica-Worms, MD, PhD
Imaging Protein-protein Interactions

TUESDAY, MARCH 18
John DiPersio, MD, PhD
Manipulating Graft Versus Host Disease
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, MARCH 25
Ron Bose, MD, PhD
Her2/ErbB Signaling
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, APRIL 1
Tej Pandita, PhD
ATM and DNA Repair
PowerPoint Presentation

TUESDAY, APRIL 8
Tim Ley, MD, PhD
NK and Cell Anti-tumor Activity

TUESDAY, APRIL 15
Raphael Kopan, PhD
Notch Signaling

TUESDAY, APRIL 22
Lee Ratner, MD, PhD
NFkB Activation in Cancer
PowerPoint Presentation

4/29 – Special Guest Speaker (Student-sponsored speaker)
Douglas R. Green, PhD
Member, St. Jude Faculty
Chair, Immunology
Peter C. Doherty Endowed Chair of Immunology
Matters of Life and Death: Survival After Cytochrome C Release and the iMOMP Adventure