2014-2015 Seminars

September 3, 2014
Title: A Fly Approach to Cancer Therapeutics
Speaker: Ross Cagan, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Development & Regenerative Biology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

October 8, 2014
Title: Obesity, Inflammation, and Pancreatic Cancer
Speaker: Guido Eibl, M.D., Professor, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine

November 19, 2014
Title: TGF-beta Integration of Physical and Biochemical Cues in the Skeleton
Speaker: Tamara Alliston, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

December 3, 2014
Title: The Impact of Vitamin D Status and Signaling on Cancer
Speaker: James C. Fleet, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Department of Nutrition Science, Director Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutrition (INP), Purdue University

February 25, 2015
Title: An Engineering Perspective: From Nanoparticle-Based Delivery to Inkjet and 3D Printing
Speaker: Anson Ma, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and the Institute of Materials Science, UConn

March 11, 2015
Title: Mechanisms of Obesity- Induced Prostate Cancer Progression
Speaker: John DiGiovanni, Ph.D., Professor of Pharm./Tox., Coulter R. Sublett Chair, Dell Pediatric Research Institute, University of Texas, Austin

May 13, 2015
Title: Does the Androgen Receptor have a Role in Kidney Cancer?
Speaker: Donna M. Peehl, Ph.D., Professor (Research) of Urology, Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California