Invited Speaker Seminar Series


Seminar Schedule for 2021-2022

Date and Location Speaker

Thursday, 10/14/2021

SCTR 8-146

Jiangbin Ye, PhD
Assistant Professor 
Department of Radiation Oncology
Stanford University
The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Faculty Scholar
"Deciphering the Warburg effect: Metabolic reprogramming and tumor differentiation" 

Thursday, 12/09/2021

SCTR 8-146

Ioanna Papandreou, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
"Metabolic adaptations in the hypoxic tumor microenvironment"

Thursday, 2/24/2022

SCTR 8-146

A. William Blackstock, Jr., MD
Professor and Chair 
Department of Radiation Oncology
Wake Forest School of Medicine
"Serving for National Organizations/Committees - Time well spent?"

Thursday, 3/24/2022

SCTR 8-146

Huang Chiao (Joe) Huang, PhD
Assistant Professor 
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland
"A multimodal nanomedicine strategy for peritoneal carcinomatosis"

Thursday, 3/31/2022


Ren Xu, PhD
Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences
Principal Investigator, Markey Cancer Center
University of Kentucky
“ECM network in breast cancer progression”

Thursday, 4/28/2022

SCTR 8-146

Phuoc T. Tran, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Vice Chair for Research
University of Maryland School of Medicine
“Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer – Basic to Clinical Interrogation”

Thursday, 5/12/2022

SCTR 8-146

Xiang Zhang, PhD
The William T. Butler, M.D., Endowed Chair for Distinguished Faculty
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
McNair Scholar
Baylor College of Medicine
“The Evolving Cancer-niche Crosstalk During Bone Metastasis”

Thursday, 6/16/2022

SCTR 8-146

Natasha Kyprianou, MBBS, PhD
Departments of Urology, Oncological Sciences and Pathology
& Molecular Medicine
Vice Chair of Basic Science Research, Department of Urology
Tisch Cancer Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
“Phenotypic Reprogramming to Overcome Therapeutic Resistance in Advanced Prostate Cancer”

Thursday, 6/23/2022

SCTR 8-146

Julie Schwarz, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice-Chair for Research
Director, Cancer Biology Division
Department of Radiation Oncology
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
“FDG-PET, Metabolism, and the Tumor Microenvironment”

Schedule from previous years