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Research Programs

Frontiers in Oncology Seminars

2013 - 2014 Frontiers in Oncology Seminars

The Frontiers in Oncology lecture series brings outstanding investigators involved in cancer research to the UMGCC campus each month. The series is designed to educate and provide exposure to the latest developments in cancer biology, treatment and diagnosis. It will be of interest to faculty members, oncologists, medical interns, nurses, pharmacologists, and research fellows.

When: 3rd Wednesday of every month, 8:00 a.m.

University of Maryland Health Science Facility II (HSF II) Auditorium
20 S. Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

CME Credit: One (1)
Register online.

Note: If you would like to meet with the speaker, please contact Florence Wade.

2013-2014 Seminar Schedule

September 18, 2013

Don Ayer, Ph.D.
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Department of Oncological Sciences
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Integrating Nutrient Sensing and Growth Control

This seminar will be in room 600 of the HSF II building.

October 9, 2013

Martin Carroll, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Re-visiting the Acute Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cell Hypothesis

This seminar will be in room 600 of the HSF II building.

November 20, 2013

David Gius, M.D., Ph.D.
Zell Family Scholar Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Sirtuin-3: a Mitochondrial Mammary Suppressor SIRTainty

This seminar will be in room 600 of the HSF II building.

December 18, 2013

Suzanne Topalian, M.D.,
Professor, Surgery and Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director, Melanoma Program, Kimmel Cancer Center
Baltimore, MD 21287


This seminar will be in room 600 of the HSF II building.

January 15, 2014 -- CANCELED

Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
Grant Taylor, W.W. Sutow and Margaret Sullivan
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatric Patient Care
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 77030


February 19, 2014

Michael Kastan, M.D., Ph.D.
Executive Director, Duke Cancer Institute
William W. Shingleton Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710


March 19, 2014

Davide Ruggero, M.D.
Principal Investigator
Department of Urology
University of California, San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building
San Francisco, CA 94158


April 16, 2014

Joyce Slingerland, M.D.
Associate Director for Translational Research
Director, Braman Family Breast Cancer Institute
Breast Cancer Program Leader
UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Depts. of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
UM Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL 33136


May 21, 2014

Peter Sicinski, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Genetics
Department of Cancer Biology
Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, NC 02115


June 18, 2014

David A. Frank, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215


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