Invited Speaker Seminar Series

Seminar Schedule 2013-2014

Date and Location


Thursday, 10/24/2013 
SCTR 8-146AB

Wafik El-Deiry, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Chief, Hematology/Oncology
Rose Dunlap Division Chair in Hematology/Oncology
Associate Director for Translational Research, Cancer Institute
Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute
Title: "Personalizing colorectal cancer therapy."

Thursday, 10/31/2013
SCTR 8-146AB

Themis R. Kyriakides, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology & Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering & Applied Science
Yale University
Title: "Thrombospondins and the eNOS/Akt axis in vascular remodeling."

Thursday, 11/14/2013
SCTR 8-146AB

Bo Lu, MD, PhD
Professor of Department of Radiation Oncology
Director of Molecular Radiation Biology
Thomas Jefferson University
Title: "GEMs for Identifying Novel Targets and Therapeutics for Lung Cancer."

Monday, 1/13/2014
CRB Austrian Auditorium

Yossi Shiloh, PhD
Professor of Human Genetics
Sackler School of Medicine
Tel Aviv University
Title: "ATM: A busy intersection"

Thursday, 1/16/2014
SCTR 9-146AB

Ruth Muschel, MD, PhD
MRC/CRUK Professor of Molecular Pathology
Dept. Oncology, University of Oxford
Title: “Tumor - Vascular interaction: Radiation Therapy, Imaging and Response to Therapy.”

Thursday, 1/30/2014
SCTR 9-146AB

David A. Gewirtz, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology
Massey Cancer Center
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: "The four faces of autophagy: Implications for cancer therapy." 

Thursday, 2/27/2014
SCTR 9-146AB

Frank Verhaegen, PhD 
Professor & head of clinical physics research
Maastro Clinic
Title: "Small Animal Radiotherapy Research; Technological Opportunities"

Thursday, 4/24/2014
SCTR 8-146AB

Joe Deasy, PhD
Chair, Department of Medical Physics
Enid A. Haupt Endowed Chair in Medical Physics,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Title: "Predicting the outcomes of radiotherapy using dose-volume and imaging metrics"

Thursday, 5/8/2014
SCTR 8-146AB

Fen Xia, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Title: "DNA repair - a double edged sword in Cancer treatment."

Thursday, 5/22/2014
SCTR 9-146AB

Randy Kimple, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Oncology
University of Wisconsin
Title: "Viral control of radiation response in head and neck cancer."

Thursday, 5/29/2014
SCTR 9-146AB

Neil Martin, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Title: " Improving care in prostate cancer: from pathway to pathway."

Thursday, 6/12/2014
SCTR 8-146AB
Gang Zheng, PhD
Professor of Medical Biophysics
University of Toronto
Joey and Toby Tanenbam/Brazilian Ball Chair in Prostate Cancer Research
Title: " Porphysome Nanotechnology: Explore New Frontiers of Cancer Imaging and Therapy"