Masonic Cancer Center

A comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute

Program Meetings

Genetic Mechanisms of Cancer Program Meetings

Held the second Friday of each month through December, Held the second Friday of each month in 2014.
12-1 p.m.
450 Masonic Cancer Center Research Building


September 6, 2013 Implementation of pharmacogenomics in cancer therapies Brian Van Ness, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

Bharat Thyagarajan, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Molecular Diagnostics
October 4, 2013 Characterizing and targeting RAS signaling pathways in AML Craig Eckfeldt, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
November 1, 2013 Discussion of program review in CCSG Summary Statement

Anja Bielinsky, Ph.D.
Peter Bitterman, M.D.

December 6, 2013 The proteome and expression pathways in COPD and lung cancer


Christine Wendt, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine

January 10, 2014 mTOR-dependent alternative polyadenylation as a cancer signature

Jeongsik Yong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

February 14, 2014 Cancelled
March 14, 2014  A pre-clinical mouse model of ovarian cancer and a screen for synergy between pairs of cancer genes Timothy Starr, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
April 11, 2014 Cancelled due to Blumenthal Lecture
May 9, 2014

 Development of oncolytic adenoviruses

Masato Yamamoto, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Surgery


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