2017-2018 Seminars

November 1, 2017
Title: The role of microbiota in cancer prevention and therapy
Speaker: Scott J. Bultman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Lineberger, Comprehensive Cancer Center, UNC Chapel Hill

December 13, 2017
Title: Genomic and patient-derived models to advance treatment of pancreatic cancer
Speaker: Erik S. Knudsen, Ph.D., Professor, Medicine, Associate Director for Basic research, University of Arizona Cancer Center

March 28, 2018
Title: Micronbiota: A key modulator of carcinogenesis
Speaker: Christian Jobin, Ph.D., Gatorade Trust Professor of Medicine, Program Leader Cancer Microbiota and Host response, University of Florida

April 4, 2018
Title: Precision Immunotherapy – Can We Stop Guessing?
Speaker: Ezra Cohen, M.D., Associate Director, Moores Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego Health – La Jolla

May 9 , 2018
Title: A p53 damsel in distress: Prince BAI1 rescues her from the evil Mdm2 Queen
Speaker: Erwin Van Meir, Ph.D.,Professor, Emory University department of Neurosurgery, Director, Laboratory for Molecular Neuro-Oncology

May 23 , 2018
Title: Obesity, Dibetes, and Cancer Risk
Speaker: Derek Leroith, M.D., Ph.D., FACP, Director of research, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease, Mount Sinai School of Medicine