2011-2012 Seminars

October 19, 2011
Title: AR Signaling and Therapeutic Response in Prostate Cancer
Speaker: Karen Knudsen, Ph.D., Professor of Cancer Biology, Urology, and Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University, Kimmel Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

November 2, 2011
Title: Mining the Human Genome for Functional Elements
Speaker: Gabriela Loots, Ph.D., Assistant Adjunct Professor/Biomedical Scientist, University of California, Merced, CA

December 7, 2011
Title: Thinking About Cancer as an Ecosystem: New Opportunities for Therapy
Speaker: Kenneth Pienta, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor, Director, Experimental Therapeutics, Michigan Center for Translational Pathology (MCTP), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

January 25, 2012
Title: Folate and Colorectal Carcinogenesis; Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Consequences
Speaker: Joel Mason, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Nutrition, Human Nutrition Research Center, Tufts University, Boston, MA

February 29, 2012
Title: Modified NSAIDs and Cancer
Speaker: Basil Rigas, M.D., Professor of Medicine and of Pharmacology, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Chief, Division of Cancer Prevention, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

April 11, 2012
Title: Tumor Suppression Through Coordination of the DNA Damage Response
Speaker: Sharon Cantor, PhD., M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

May 2, 2012
Title: Characterizing Muscle Aging and Fibrosis in Chronic HIV Infection
Speaker: Monty A. Montano, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Principal Investigator, Section of Infectious Disease, Boston University Medical Campus