2013-2014 Seminar Series


Purdue University Center for Cancer Research seminar series for 2013-2014

* ALL seminars are from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm


Spring 2014 

4/3/14:    WSLR 116 – Internal Seminar  
Dr. Jim Fleet, Distinguished Professor, Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University.

Seminar Title:
  "Is cancer preventable?  Lessons from the study of vitamin D and cancer."

Host:   BJ Taparowsky

PFEN 241 - External Seminar (Chemical and Structural Biology)
Dr. Lorena S. Beese, James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry, Duke University School of Medicine.

Seminar Title:
  “Miraculous Machines:  The Inner Workings of DNA Mismatch Repair"

Host:  Cynthia Stauffacher

4/17/14:   WSLR 116 – CIS (Cell Identity and Signaling Group Meeting)

WSLR 116 – Internal Seminar 
Dr. Shihuan Kuang, Assistant Professor Animal Sciences, College of Agriculture, Purdue University.

Seminar Title: "Notch signaling in adult stem cells and tissue homeostasis"

Host:   BJ Taparowsky

WSLR 116 - Internal Seminar
Dr. Humaira Gowher, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Purdue University.

Seminar Title:
"Modulators of DNA methylation"

Host:   Scott Briggs

5/14/14:  Drug Discovery Building – Special Seminar
Dr. Dimiter Dimitrov,
Head, Protein Interaction Group, Senior Investigator – Laboratory of Experimental Immunology, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute - Frederick, MD.

Seminar Title:  "Therapeutic antibodies against cancer and infectious diseases"

Host:  Phil Low