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Weekly Science Hours

  • Mapping cell state transitions from single-cell data: implications for cancer stem cells
    Ken S. Lau PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Faculty Presentation
    Wed, 04/12/2017 - 4:00pm
    PRB 898J

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  • Investigating the role of EphA2 in anti-tumor immunity mediated through PD-L2 in NSCLC
    Eileen Shiuan, Graduate Student, (Chen Lab)
    Exosome secretion in stromal matrix assembly and organization
    Merlyn Emmanuel, Post-doctoral Fellow (Weaver Lab)
    Wed, 04/19/2017 - 4:00pm
    PRB 898J

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  • Wed, 09/20/2017 - 4:00pm
    PRB 898J

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Past Science Hours

  • Wed, 04/05/2017 - 4:00pm
    No Science Hour- Week of AACR Annual Meeting
    PRB 898J
  • Wed, 03/29/2017 - 4:00pm
    Dissecting MET expression and activity during therapy in human glioblastoma tumors
    Justine Sinnaeve, Graduate Student (Ihrie Lab)
    PRB 898J
    A molecular simulation study of the physical properties of cardiolipin containing lipid bilayers
    Blake Wilson, Post-doctoral Fellow (Lopez Lab)
  • Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:00pm
    The USP46 deubiquitinase complex promotes Wnt signaling by blocking Wnt receptor turnover
    Victoria Ng, Graduate Student (Lee Lab)
    PRB 206
    Role of exosomal endoglin in filopodia and tumor cell motility
    Caitlin McAtee, Post-doctoral Fellow (Weaver Lab)
  • Wed, 03/15/2017 - 4:00pm
    Mechanical and Structural Control of Tumor Angiogenesis and Metastasis
    Cynthia Reinhart-King PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    PRB 898J
    Faculty Presentation
  • Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:00pm
    Targeting Gli2 in Tumor-Induced Bone Disease
    Kristin Kwakwa, Graduate Student (Sterling Lab)
    PRB 898J
    BVES modulation of intestinal homeostasis and tumorigenesis via regulation of WNT signaling
    Joshua Thompson, Graduate Student (Williams Lab)
  • Wed, 03/01/2017 - 4:00pm
    Role of Exosome Secretion in Cancer Cell Motility
    Bong Hwan Sung, Research Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology
    PRB 898J
    Cancer Biology Research Faculty Highlight
  • Wed, 02/22/2017 - 4:00pm
    Targeting mLST8 in mTORC2-dependent lung cancer
    Laura Kim, Graduate Student
    PRB 898J
    Insights into Kinase Fusion Biology: Does the Fusion Partner Matter?
    Merrida Childress (Graduate Student, Lovly Lab)
  • Wed, 02/15/2017 - 4:00pm
    Positional Identity Corresponds to Differential mTORc1 Activity between Subdomains of the Mouse Ventricular-Subventricular Zone
    Gabrielle Rushing, (Graduate Student, Ihrie Lab)
    PRB 898J
    The role of HNSCC-derived exosomes in driving tumor progression
    Shinya Sato, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Weaver Lab)
  • Wed, 02/08/2017 - 4:00pm
    RSK2 controls homeostasis of the mammary ER+ population
    Zach Sandusky (Graduate Student, Lannigan Lab)
    PRB 898J
    A web application for optimal selection of adaptive designs in phase I oncology clinical trials
    Sheau-Chiann Chen (Postdoctoral Fellow, Shyr Lab)
  • Wed, 02/01/2017 - 4:00pm
    A brief departure into glutamine metabolism and T cells
    Marc Johnson, Graduate Student (Rathmell Lab)
    PRB 898J
    Progress Towards Automated, Robust, High-Throughput Drug Screening
    Alex Lubbock, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Lopez Lab)
  • Wed, 01/25/2017 - 4:00pm
    EGFR rearrangements in NSCLC
    Jean-Nicolas Gallant (Graduate Student)
    PRB 898J
    Bet hedging as a survival strategy in oncogene-addicted cancer
    Leonard Harris, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Lopez Lab)
  • Wed, 01/18/2017 - 4:00pm
    Was Warburg Right?—Lessons from Leukemic and Activated T Cells
    Jeff Rathmell, Ph.D. Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Immunobiology Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology Cancer Biology Director, Vanderbilt Center for Immunobiology
    PRB 206
    Faculty Presentation
  • Wed, 12/14/2016 - 4:00pm
    Winter Break. Happy Holidays!!! See Everyone Next Year!!
    PRB 898J
  • Wed, 12/07/2016 - 4:00pm
    Bone Morphogenetic Proteins (BMPs) and their role in cancer
    Phil Owens, Research Assistant Professor
    PRB 898J
    Research Faculty Highlight
  • Wed, 11/30/2016 - 4:00pm
    Only one speaker this week.
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    PRB 898J
    Loss of Activin Receptor Type IB induces head and neck squamous cell carcinoma invasion
    Holli Ann Loomans (Graduate Student, Andl&Zijlstra Laboratories)
  • Wed, 11/23/2016 - 4:00pm
    No Science Hour
    Happy Thanksgiving!!!
    PRB 898J
  • Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:00pm
    David Wooten (Graduate Student, Quaranta Lab)
    PRB 898J
    Endocrine Resistance in ER+ Metastatic Breast Cancer
    Miranda Sowder (Graduate Student, Lannigan Lab)
  • Wed, 11/09/2016 - 4:00pm
    Prioritize candidate gene set by using fuzzy measure in rare disease case study
    YuLin Dai, Post-doctoral Fellow (Shyr Lab)
    PRB 898J
    Only one speaker this week.
  • Wed, 11/02/2016 - 4:00pm
    FoxO transcription factor regulation and function in C. elegans
    Patrick Hu, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Medicine, Cell and Developmental Biology, and Cancer Biology
    PRB 898J
    Faculty Presentation
  • Wed, 10/26/2016 - 4:00pm
    Stem Cell Diversity in Glioblastoma
    Nalin Leelatian (Graduate Student, Irish Lab)
    PRB 898J
    Targeting Mcl-1 in luminal breast cancers to improve patient outcome
    Michelle Williams (Graduate Student, Cook Lab)
  • Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:00pm
    Can we reconstitute the human tumor microenvironment in vivo?
    Young Jun Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and co-leader of the Translational Research and Interventional Oncology Research Program
    PRB 898J
    Faculty Seminar
  • Wed, 10/12/2016 - 4:00pm
    The Discrepancy among Single Nucleotide Variants Detected by DNA and RNA High Throughput Sequencing Data
    Shilin Zhao, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Fellow, Shyr Lab)
    PRB 898J
    Lizandra Jimenez, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Weaver Lab)
  • Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:00pm
    Multi-Perspective Quality Control of Illumina RNA Sequencing Data Analysis
    Quanhu Sheng, Research Assistant Professor (Shyr Lab)
    PRB 898J
    A computational approach to infer the cellular response to an unknown toxin
    James Pino, Graduate Student (Lopez Lab)
  • Wed, 09/28/2016 - 4:00pm
    Proteolytic processing of ALCAM regulates metastasis
    Katie Hebron (Graduate Student, Zijlstra Lab)
    PRB 898J
    High Content Dissection of Human Melanoma Tumor Heterogeneity During Targeted Therapy
    Deon Doxie (Graduate Student, Irish Lab)
  • Wed, 09/21/2016 - 4:00pm
    The Role of TGF-β Responsive Myeloid Cells in Tumor-Induced Bone Disease
    Denise Buenrostro (Graduate Student, Sterling Lab)
    PRB 898J
    A non-quiescent idling state in drug-treated BRAF-mutated melanoma cells
    Bishal Paudel (Graduate Student, Quaranta Lab)
  • Wed, 09/14/2016 - 4:00pm
    Bitter(sweet) Death: How Over-Reliance On Glycolysis Attenuates Proliferation
    Keisha Hardeman, Graduate Student (Fessel&Quaranta Labs)
    898J PRB
    Adrenergic Signaling in Osteoblasts Alters Bone Marrow Vasculature: Implications for Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis
    Patrick Mulcrone, Graduate Student, (Elefteriou&Sterling Labs)
  • Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:15pm
    TBA
  • Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:00pm
    In depth Characterization of Follicular Lymphoma Tumor Cells by Mass Cytometry
    Cara Wogsland, (Graduate Student, Irish Lab)
    898 PRB J
    Only one speaker this week.
  • Wed, 04/20/2016 - 4:00pm
    No Science Hour
    AACR Annual Meeting Week
    898 PRB J
  • Wed, 04/13/2016 - 4:00pm
    Modeling mTOR-driven Brain Tumor Development in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
    Gabrielle Rushing, (Graduate Student, Ihrie Lab)
    PRB 206
    Targeted Inhibition of Doxorubicin Cardiotoxicity
    Zach Sandusky (Graduate Student, Lannigan Lab)
  • Wed, 04/06/2016 - 4:00pm
    Novel Treatment Modalities for Retinoblastoma: Animal Models for Drug Development
    Anthony B. Daniels, M.D., M.Sc., Director of Ocular Oncology, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Cancer Biology, and Radiation Oncology
    898 PRB J
    Faculty Seminar
  • Wed, 03/30/2016 - 4:00pm
    Mechanistic Insights into ALK Fusion Biology Through Investigation of the Fusion Partner
    Merrida Childress (Graduate Student, Lovly Lab)
    898 PRB J
    EGFR rearrangements in NSCLC
    Jean-Nicolas Gallant (Graduate Student)
  • Wed, 03/23/2016 - 4:00pm
    Single cell analysis of human tissues and solid tumors with mass cytometry
    Nalin Leelatian (Graduate Student, Irish Lab)
    898 PRB J
    NRSA – a comprehensive tool for reliable analysis of GRO/PRO-seq data
    Jing Wang (Post-Doctoral Fellow, Shyr Lab)
  • Wed, 03/16/2016 - 4:00pm
    Tumor cell heterogeneity: Form and function
    Darren Tyson, Research Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology
    898 PRB J
    Special Research Faculty presentation Highlight
  • Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:00pm
    Development of defined culture conditions for recapitulating breast cancer subtypes in vitro
    Miranda Sowder (Graduate Student, Lannigan Lab)
    898 PRB J
    A systems-level approach to Small-Cell Lung Cancer heterogeneity
    David Wooten (Graduate Student, Quaranta Lab)
  • Wed, 03/02/2016 - 4:00pm
    The Way Wnt Works: Mechanism of Wnt Signal Transduction
    Ethan Lee, MD, PhD, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    898 PRB J
    Faculty Seminar
  • Wed, 02/24/2016 - 4:00pm
    ACVRIB-dependent Activin A signaling regulates esophageal and head and neck squamous cell carcinoma progression
    Holli Ann Loomans (Graduate Student, Andl&Zijlstra Laboratories)
    898 PRB J
    Rapid mTOR-dependent Mcl-1 translation limits therapeutic efficacy of ABT-263 in breast cancers
    Michelle Williams (Graduate Student, Cook Lab)
  • Wed, 02/17/2016 - 4:00pm
    Innovative Translational Research Shared Resource-Bi-directional translation between the clinic and the bench
    Kim Dahlman, Research Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology
    898 PRB J
    Role of exosome secretion in directional cancer cell migration in vivo
    Bong Hwan Sung, Research Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology
  • Wed, 02/10/2016 - 4:00pm
    Translational Studies in Renal Cell Carcinoma
    W. Kimryn Rathmell, Ph.D., M.D., Director, Division of Hematology Oncology, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Cancer Biology
    898 PRB J
    Faculty Seminar
  • Wed, 02/03/2016 - 4:00pm
    Only one speaker this week.
    898 PRB J
    Characterizing cell subsets in heterogeneous tissues using marker enrichment modeling
    Kirsten Diggins (Graduate Student, Irish Lab)
  • Wed, 01/27/2016 - 4:04pm
    Non-inferiority Test Procedures with Multiple Reference Treatments
    Li-Ching Huang, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Shyr Lab)
    TGF-β’s Role in Myeloid Regulation of Tumor-Induced Bone Disease
    Denise Buenrostro (Graduate Student, Sterling Lab)
  • Wed, 01/20/2016 - 4:00pm
    Inferring Directed Protein Networks from Human Tumors
    Alex Lubbock, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Lopez Lab)
    898 PRB J
    MDM2 inhibition counteracts therapy-induced genomic instability in melanoma cells
    Anna Vilgelm, Research Assistant Professor (Richmond Lab)
  • Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:00pm
    Heterogeneity and complex drug response dynamics in BRAF-mutated melanoma cells
    Bishal Paudel (Graduate Student, Quaranta Lab)
    898 PRB J
    Linking Dysregulated Cellular Metabolism To Therapeutic Response in BRAF-mutated Melanomas
    Keisha Hardeman (Graduate Student, Fessel&Quaranta Labs)
  • Wed, 01/06/2016 - 8:02am
    Understanding Resistance to Mutation Targeted Therapies and the Evolving Immune Microenvironment
    Jeffrey Sosman MD; Professor of Medicine, Director, Melanoma and Tumor Immunotherapy Program
    Faculty Seminar
  • Wed, 12/23/2015 - 4:00pm
    No Science Hour.
    Winter Break. See you next Year!!
    898 PRB J
  • Wed, 12/16/2015 - 4:00pm
    Anna Vilgelm, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Richmond Lab)
    898 PRB J
    Akshata Udvayar, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Quaranta Lab)
  • Wed, 12/09/2015 - 4:00pm
    Exosome secretion is enhanced by the PI3K signaling pathway in Head and Neck cancer
    Selma Maacha, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Weaver Lab)
    898 PRB J
    The proteolytic processing of ALCAM regulates metastasis
    Katie Hebron (Graduate Student, Zijlstra Lab)
  • Wed, 12/02/2015 - 4:00pm
    Optical imaging of tumor heterogeneity
    Melissa Skala PhD, Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering & Cancer Biology
    898 PRB J
    Faculty Presentation
  • Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:00pm
    No Science Hour
    "Thanksgiving Break"
    898 PRB J
  • Wed, 11/18/2015 - 4:00pm
    Targeting the BMP pathway in breast cancer and the tumor microenvironment
    Philip Owens, Research Assistant Professor (Richmond Lab)
    898 PRB J
    Special Cancer Biology Research Faculty Spotlight
  • Wed, 11/11/2015 - 4:00pm
    KEGGprofile: Analyzing and Visualizing high dimensional data in KEGG pathway
    Shilin Zhao, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Shyr Lab)
    898 PRB J
    Sympathetic Activation Alters the Bone Vasculature: Implication for Osteotropic Breast Cancer Metastasis
    Patrick Mulcrone (Graduate Student, Elefteriou Lab)
  • Wed, 11/04/2015 - 4:00pm
    mTOR & friends: Standing at the crossroads of immunity & cancer to relay signals
    Mark Boothby, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology
    898 PRB J
    Faculty Seminar
  • Wed, 10/28/2015 - 4:00pm
    Mechanisms Controlling Bony Invasion in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Shellese Cannonier (Graduate Student, Sterling Lab)
    898 PRB J
    High content dissection of human melanoma tumor heterogeneity during treatment using mass cytometry
    Deon Doxie (Graduate Student, Irish Lab)
  • Wed, 10/21/2015 - 4:00pm
    Role of Kaiso and its interacting partners in tumorigenesis
    Manish Tripathi, Research Instructor Reynolds Lab
    898 PRB J
    Somatic Mutation Calling Using Both DNAseq and RNAseq Data
    Quanhu Sheng, Research Assistant Professor (Shyr Lab)
  • Wed, 10/14/2015 - 4:00pm
    Big Data in Top Medical Journals: Quantitative Biology for Reproducible Research and Publishing with Integrity
    Yu Shyr Ph.D., Director, Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences
    898 PRB J
    Faculty Seminar
  • Wed, 10/07/2015 - 4:00pm
    Cortactin promotes tumor progression via exosome secretion
    Seema Sinha (Graduate Student Weaver Lab)
    898 PRB J
    Regulation of tumor metabolism by ephrin-A1 and EphA2 in a HER2/Neu-positive breast cancer model
    Victoria Youngblood, Graduate Student (Chen Lab)
  • Wed, 09/30/2015 - 4:00pm
    THE IL4/IL4 RECEPTOR SIGNALING AXIS PROMOTES BREAST AND COLON TUMOR GROWTH AND METASTASIS
    Kate Venmar, Graduate Student (Fingleton Lab)
    898 PRB J
    An unbiased metric of anticancer drug effect in vitro
    Leonard Harris, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Lopez Lab)
  • Wed, 09/23/2015 - 4:00pm
    Enhanced lung cancer progression resulting from non-canonical NF-κB signaling via p52
    Jamie Ausborn (Graduate Student, Blackwell Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Manipulating the senescence associated secretory phenotype to reinforce tumor suppression in melanoma
    Jeffrey Pawlikowski, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Richmond Lab)
  • Wed, 09/16/2015 - 4:00pm
    Helicobacter pylori suppresses inflammation via type IV secretion system mediated DNA translocation
    Matthew Varga (Graduate Student, Peek Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    The Role of NF-kB in BPH
    David Austin (Graduate Student, Hayward Lab)
  • Wed, 09/09/2015 - 4:00pm
    Neutrophil-derived IL-1β impairs efficacy of NF-κB inhibitors against lung cancer
    Allyson McLoed (Graduate Student, Blackwell Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Identification of isoketal-modified proteins and genes that regulate their formation
    Stacey Mont (Graduate Student, Freeman Lab)
  • Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:00pm
    Ras-Erk signaling controls localization of Argonaute2 (Ago2) to late endosomes and secretion into exosomes
    Andrew McKenzie (Post-doctoral Fellow, Weaver Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Comprehensive evaluation of adaptive designs for phase I oncology clinical trials
    Sheau-Chiann Chen (Postdoctoral Fellow, Shyr Lab)
  • Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:00pm
    No Science Hour-- AACR Week
    PRB 898 J
  • Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:40pm
    Disrupted cooperation between transcription factors across diverse cancer types
    Jing Wang (Postdoctoral Fellow, Shyr Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Activin A is a novel regulator of the esophageal microenvironment
    Holli Ann Loomans (Graduate Student, Andl Lab)
  • Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:00pm
    Characterizing glioblastoma stem cell identity and signaling with single cell biology
    Nalin Leelatian (Graduate Student, Irish Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    The Role of Myeloid-Tumor Cell Interactions in Tumor-Induced Bone Disease
    Denise Buenrostro (Graduate Student, Sterling Lab)
  • Wed, 04/01/2015 - 4:00pm
    Neutrophil entrainment to increase tumor cell killing to prevent breast cancer metastasis
    Nicole Lavender (Postdoctoral Fellow, Richmond Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Dissecting Myeloid derived suppressive cells (MDSCs) in high-grade B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)
    Mikail Roussel (Visiting Research Fellow from University of Rennes, France. Irish Lab)
  • Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:00pm
    Transcriptional regulatory networks drive epigenetic heterogeneity in small cell lung cancer
    David Wooten (Graduate Student, Quaranta Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Regulation of centrosome integrity by the Ser/Thr kinase, ERK8, and its potential role in TNBC
    Miranda Sowder (Graduate Student, Lannigan Lab)
  • Wed, 03/18/2015 - 4:00pm
    Molecular Metabolism and Redox Biology in Complex Disease
    Joshua Fessel MD PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
    PRB 898 J
  • Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:00pm
    Mcl-1-Mediated Resistance to ABT-263 is Combated by mTOR inhibition in Luminal Breast Cancers
    Michelle Williams (Graduate Student, Cook Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Which markers matter? Population contribution index (PCI) quantifies feature enrichment on sample subsets
    Kirsten Diggins (Graduate Student, Irish Lab)
  • Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:00pm
    BVES is an essential regulator of intracellular signaling in inflammatory carcinogenesis
    Bobak Parang (Graduate Student, Williams Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Defining Metabolic Heterogeneity In BRAF-mutated Melanoma
    Keisha Hardeman (Graduate Student, Quaranta Lab)
  • Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:00pm
    Cell Polarity, Stem Cells and Breast Cancer
    Ian Macara PhD (Chair Dept Cell & Developmental Biology)
    PRB 898 J
  • Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:00pm
    Drug Response Heterogeneity in BRAF-mutated melanoma cell lines treated with targeted therapies
    Bishal Paudel (Graduate Student, Quaranta Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Investigating ALCAM proteolysis in prostate cancer progression: A multi-dimensional approach
    Katie Hebron (Graduate Student, Zijlstra Lab)
  • Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:00pm
    Chronic Sympathetic Nervous System Activation Alters the Abundance of Bone Vasculature, Potentially Promoting Breast Cancer Metastasis
    Patrick Mulcrone (Graduate Student, Elefteriou Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Inactivating the EWS/FLI1 transcription factor with PM01183
    Matthew Harlow (Graduate Student, Grohar Lab)
  • Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:00pm
    Bobak Parang (Graduate Student, Williams Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Catherine Meador (Graduate Student, Pao Lab)
  • Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:00pm
    Only one speaker this week.
    PRB 898 J
    'High content dissection of human melanoma tumor heterogeneity during treatment using mass cytometry
    Deon Doxie (Graduate Student, Irish Lab)
  • Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:00pm
    NFkB-mediated leukocyte recruitment modulates drug response in melanoma
    Anna Vilgelm, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Fellow, Richmond Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Hh and TGFB signaling converge on Gli2 to control bony invasion and bone destruction in OSCC via PTHrP
    Shellese Cannonier (Graduate Student, Sterling Lab)
  • Wed, 01/14/2015 - 4:00pm
    Rictor-dependent mTOR signaling in breast cancers
    Meghan Morrison (Graduate Student, Cook Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Ephrin-A1 regulates breast tumorigenesis via regulation of the metabolic landscape
    Victoria Youngblood (Graduate Student, Chen Lab)
  • Wed, 01/07/2015 - 4:00pm
    CAR T cells as a therapy for hematologic malignancies: past, present, and future
    Marco Davila MD/PhD
    PRB 898 J
  • Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:00pm
    Role of Single-Stranded Binding Proteins in Head and Neck Carcinoma
    Elizabeth Simonik (Graduate Student, Brandt Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Intrinsic stochasticity and heterogeneous drug response in cancer cell populations
    Leonard Harris (Post-doctoral Fellow, Lopez Lab)
  • Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:00pm
    Heterogeneity of Small-Cell Lung Cancer phenotypic states driven by distinct transcriptional programs
    Akshata Udvayar (Graduate Student, Quaranta&Massion Labs)
    PRB 898 J
    The role of TLR9 in H. pylori mediated parthenogenesis
    Matthew Varga (Graduate Student, Peek Lab)
  • Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:00pm
    Expression of IL4R determines function of IL13 in survival and chemoresistance, of colon cancer cells
    Miranda Hallet (Post-doctoral Fellow, Fingleton Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    IL4 Receptor α mediates enhanced glucose and glutamine metabolism to support breast cancer growth
    Kate Venmar (Graduate Student, Fingleton Lab)
  • Wed, 11/12/2014 - 4:00pm
    Anti-estrogens control ERK1/2-RSK2 signaling via regulation of RSK2 subcellular localization
    Deborah Lannigan PhD, Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    PRB 206
  • Wed, 11/05/2014 - 4:00pm
    Cortactin, a key regulator of tumor progression, promotes exosome secretion
    Seema Sinha (Graduate Student, Weaver Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    ERBB activation modulates sensitivity to MEK1/2 inhibition in a subset of driver-negative melanoma
    Katherine Hutchinson (Graduate Student, Pao Lab)
  • Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:00pm
    Manipulating senescence to combat melanoma initiation and progression
    Jeffrey Pawlikowski (Post-doctoral Fellow, Richmond Lab)
    PRB 206
    The role of Hhex in normal and malignant lymphoid development
    Charnise Goodings (Graduate Student, Dave Lab)
  • Wed, 10/22/2014 - 4:00pm
    The role of MMP13 on tumor development in the liver microenvironment
    Alisha Mendonsa (Graduate Student, Gorden Lab)
    PRB 206
    Epithelial alternative NF-kappaB signaling promotes inflammation and lung cancer
    Jamie Ausborn (Graduate Student, Blackwell Lab)
  • Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:00pm
    Molecular Engineering of Polymeric Nanoparticles for Immunomodulation
    John T. Wilson PhD, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    PRB 206
    TBA
  • Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:00pm
    PI(3,5)P2 controls branched actin dynamics at late endosomes by regulating cortactin-actin interactions
    Nan Hyung Hong (Graduate Student, Weaver Lab)
    PRB 206
    Identification of Isoketal adducted proteins involved in oxidative stress
    Stacey Mont (Graduate Student, Freeman Lab)
  • Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:00pm
    NF-kB Stimulates Androgen Receptor Variant Expression in Human BPH
    David Austin (Graduate Student, Hayward Lab)
    PRB 206
    NF-κB inhibition in myeloid cells promotes lung tumorigenesis through production of IL-1β
    Allyson McLoed (Graduate Student, Blackwell Lab)
  • Wed, 09/24/2014 - 4:00pm
    Neuregulin signaling in development of the luminal breast epithelium
    David Vaught (Post-doctoral Fellow, Cook Lab)
    PRB 206
    Genetic and pharmacologic inhibition of EPHA2 in KRAS and EGFR mutant non-small cell lung cancer
    Katherine Amato (Graduate Student, Chen Lab)
  • Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:00pm
    Elucidating the Role of MicroRNAs in Retinoblastoma Progression
    Nikia Laurie PhD, Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology and Epigenomics Program; Eloise and Warren Batts Research Scholar Director, Retinoblastoma Center of Excellence; Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    PRB 898 J
  • Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:00pm
    Linking patient outcome to high throughput protein expression data reveals novel drivers of colorectal adenocarcinoma.
    Christi French (Graduate Student, Weaver Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Getting Back in Shape: An unmasked role of p120/E-cadherin in epithelial form and function
    Huapeng Yu (Graduate Student, Reynolds Lab)
  • Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:00pm
    Role of stromal MMP2 in breast cancer metastasis
    Andreia Bates, Graduate Student (Fingleton Lab)
    PRB 898 J
    Meeting with Graduate Students at 4:30 pm
  • Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:00pm
    Activating PIK3CA mutations induce an EGFR/ERK paracrine signaling axis in basal-like breast cancer
    Christian Young, PhD (Post-Doctoral Fellow, Arteaga&Cook Laboratories)
    PRB 898 J
    Identifying mechanisms of resistance to combined inhibition of HER2 and PI3K in HER2+/PIK3CA-mutant breast cancer
    Ariella Hanker, PhD (Post-Doctoral Fellow, Arteaga Laboratory)
  • Wed, 05/07/2014 - 4:00pm
    Investigating Modulators of Bone Destruction in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Shellese Cannonier (Graduate Student, Sterling Lab)
    PRB 898 - J
    Quantifying Erlotinib Response Heterogeneity for Biomarker and Target Discovery in NSCLC
    Katherine Jameson, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Fellow, Quaranta&Yankeelov Labs)
  • Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:00pm
    Single Cell Systems Biology Approach to Dissecting Melanoma
    Deon Doxie (Graduate Student, Irish Lab)
    PRB 898 - J
    TBA
    Only one speaker this week.
  • Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:00pm
    Targeting EWS/FLI1 transcriptional activity with PM01183, an analog of Trabectedin
    Matthew Harlow (Graduate Student, Grohar Lab)
    PRB 898 - J
    Investigating Tumor Heterogeneity with Fluorescent Barcoding
    Katie Hebron (Graduate Student, Zijlstra Lab)
  • Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:00pm
    Optimizing sequential anti-EGFR treatment in EGFR-mutant lung cancer
    Catherine Meador (Graduate Student, Pao Lab)
    PRB 898 - J
    Exosome secretion at membrane protrusions drive invasive behavior
    Daisuike Hoshino, Ph.D. (Postdoc, Weaver Lab)
  • Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:00pm
    No Science Hour AACR Week
  • Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:00pm
    MDM2 and Aurora kinase A inhibitors synergize to block melanoma growth by inducing tumor cell death and immune clearance
    Anna Vilgelm, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Fellow, Richmond Lab)
    PRB 898 - J
    Sample size estimation and gene expression visualization: two tools for RNA sequencing data analysis
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