2014-2015 Seminar Series



SEMINAR SERIES

2014-2015

Purdue University Center for Cancer Research seminar series for 2014-2015
* ALL seminars are from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 

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SPECIAL SEMINAR:

July 25, 2014: DDRF Lobby Conference Room
Speaker: Dr. Roberto Pili, Professor of Oncology, Chief, Genitourinary Section, Leader Genitourinary Program, Department of Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Title: "Drug development for genitourinary malignancies: Challenges and opportunities"

 


Fall 2014 


9/11/14: DDRF – Internal (Cell & Identity Signaling)
Speaker:  Janaiah Kota, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics, Member of the IU Simon Cancer Center & IUPUI Pancreatic Cancer Signature Center IUSCC – Experimental & Development Therapeutics at Indiana School of Medicine.
Seminar Title:  "Role of MicroRNA and its Therapeutic Applications in Cancer"
Host:    Barbara Stefanska
 
9/25/14: DDRF Lobby Conference Room – External (Medicinal Chemistry)
Speaker:   Beverly Lyn-Cook, Ph.D., FDA- National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, AR
Seminar Title:  “Pancreatic Cancer: Current Insights and Potential New Drug Therapies”
Host:    Sulma Mohammed
 
10/2/14: WSLR 116 – Internal (Chemical and Structural Biology)
Speaker:  Andy Tao, Ph.D., Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology at Purdue University
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host:   Xiaoqi Liu
 
10/9/14: DDRF Lobby Conference Room – Internal (Cell & Identity Signaling)
Speaker:  Jingwu Xie, Ph.D., Jonathan and Jennifer Simmons Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics - Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Division of Hematology and Oncology and IU Simon Cancer Center
Indiana University school of Medicine
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host:   Shihuan Kuang
 
10/23/14: WSLR 116 – Internal (Cell & Identity Signaling)
Speaker:  Ann Kirchmaier, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biochemistry at Purdue University.
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host:    Scott Briggs
 
10/30/14: DDRF Lobby Conference Room –  External (Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:  Junjie Chen, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Seminar Title: "Protein-protein interaction network in DNA damage response and tumorigenesis"
Host:   Chang Deng Hu
 
11/6/14: DDRF Lobby Conference Room – External (Drug Delivery and Molecular Sensing)
Speaker:  M. Sharon Stack, Ph.D., Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry,  Ann F. Dunne and Elizabeth Riley Director, Harper Cancer Research Institute, at the University of Notre Dame.
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host:   Yoon Yeo
 
11/12/14: External (Cell Identity and Signaling): SCIENTIFIC RETREAT

North/South Ballroom - PMU
4:00 - 6:00 pm:
Poster Session
6:30 pm - 7:30: Introductions/Speaker/Dinner
Speaker:  Andrew S. Kraft, MD, Director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center and Associate VP for Oncology Programs for the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host:   Xiaoqi Liu

 
12/4/14: DDRF – External (Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:  Andrew Thorburn, D Phil, Professor and Chairman, Grohne Endowed Chair in Cancer Research, Department of Pharmacology at the University of Colorado Denver.
Seminar Title: TBD
Host:    Xiaoqi Liu

 


Spring 2015


1/22/15: DDRF Lobby Conference Room – External (Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:   Moshe Szyf, Ph.D., Professor, Pharmacology and Therapeutics at McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host:    Barbara Stefanska
 
1/29/15: WSLR 116 –Internal (Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:  Michael Wendt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Medicinal Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology at Purdue University.
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host:    Chang Deng Hu
 
2/5/15: WSLR 116 – Internal (Cell & Identity Signaling)
Speaker:  Andrea Kasinski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Purdue University
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host:    Xiaoqi Liu
 
2/12/15: WSLR 116 – Internal (Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:  Qing Deng, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Purdue University
Seminar Title:  "Dissecting Roles of miRNAs in regulating neutrophil functions"
Host: BJ Taparowsky or Scott Briggs
    
2/26/15: DDRF Lobby Conference Room – External (Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:  Charles Keller, M.D., Associate Professor Oncology, Genetics & Genealogy, Cell Biology at Oregon Health & Science University
Seminar Title: “Lineage of Origin in Rhabdomyosarcoma informs Pharmacological Response”
Host: Shihuan Kuang
 
3/5/15: DDRF Lobby Conference Room – External (Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:  Jian-jian Li, MD, PhD, Director of Translational Research, Professor, Cancer, Radiation Oncology, UC Davis Health System
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host: Xiaoqi Liu
 
3/12/15: WSLR 116 – Internal (Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:  Jer-Yen Yang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Cancer and Development Biology, Basic Medical Sciences at Purdue University.
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host: Chang Deng Hu
 
 3/26/15: PFEN 241 External (Cell Identity and Signaling) : LION'S CLUB SPEAKER

3:00 - 4:30 pm: Seminar

DAUCH, Prusiecki Room
5:00 – 5:30 pm [drinks, appetizers]
5:45 - 9:00 pm:
Clinical Panel Discussion/Buffet Dinner

Speaker:  James Mohler, MD, Associate Director and Senior-Vice President for Translational Research, Chair, Department of Urology, Professor of Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host: Tim Ratliff

 
4/2/15: WSLR 116 – Internal (Drug Delivery and Molecular Sensing)
Speaker:  Ji-Xin Cheng, Ph.D., Professor, Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University
Seminar Title:  “Resolving the complexity of cancer by label-free vibrational spectral imaging”
Host: Alex Wei
 
4/9/15: WSLR 116 – Internal (Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:  Barbara Stefanska, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Nutrition Science at Purdue University
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host: Scott Briggs
 
4/23/15: DDRF – External (Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:  Yun Qiu, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Pathology at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host:  Xiaoqi Liu
 
4/30/15: WSLR 116 – Internal(Medicinal Chemistry)
Speaker:  Sulma Mohammed, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cancer Biology, Comparative Pathobiology at Purdue University
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host: Debbie Knapp
 
5/7/15: WSLR 116 – Internal(Cell Identity and Signaling)
Speaker:  Joseph P Ogas, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biochemistry at Purdue University
Seminar Title:  TBD
Host: Xiaoqi Liu