Invited Speaker Seminar Series

Seminar Schedule 2015-2016

Date and Location


Thursday, 10/29/2015 
SCTR 8-146AB

Konstantinos Agrios, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Villanova University
Title: "Medicinal Chemistry Strategies Towards Druggable Targets"

Tuesday, 11/10/2015
SCTR 8-146AB

Arnab Chakravarti, MD
Chair and Professor of Radiation Oncology
Ohio State University
Title: "Molecular Advances in Human Gliomas"

Tuesday, 1/19/2016
SCTR 8-146AB

Apostolia Tsimberidou, MD PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Title: "Implementation of Precision Medicine: The MD Anderson Cancer Center Experience"

Thursday, 1/28/2016
SCTR 8-146AB

David Boothman, PhD
Professor and Associate Director for Translational Research
UT Southwestern
Title: "Exploiting a 'Kiss of Death' for Solid Cancers: Kicking Cancer in the NAD+'s"

Thursday, 2/25/2016
SCTR 8-146AB

Jeremy Rich, MD
Chair and Professor 
Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Lerner Research InstituteCleveland Clinic
Title: "Dynamic Complexity of Cancer Stem Cells"

Thursday, 3/24/2016
SCTR 8-146AB

Jerry Wu, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Peggy and Charles Stephenson Chair in Cancer Translational Research
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center 
Title: "Theme and Variations of Protein Tyrosine Kinases and Phosphatases in Oncogenesis"

Monday, 5/2/2016
SCTR 8-146AB

Marco Durante, PhD
Director of Biophysics Department, GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research
Director of Trento Institute for Fundamental Physics and Applications
Title: "Translational Research in Particle Therapy"

Thursday, 5/12/2016
SCTR 8-146AB

Ranjit Bindra, MD PhD
Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Pathology
Yale University
Title: "High-Throughput Screening for Novel DNA Repair Inhibitors; Rapid Translation from the Bench to the Bedside"

Tuesday, 7/12/2016
SCTR 8-146AB
Timothy Chan, MD PhD
Vice Chair
Director of Translational Oncology Division
Department of Radiation Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Title: "Immunotherapy: What's Genes Got to Do With it?"