Invited Speaker Seminar Series 2019/2020


Seminar Schedule for 2019-2020

Date and Location   Speaker

Thursday, 9/05/2019

SCTR 8-146


Scott M. Welford, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Miami
Title: “Polyamine-mediated ‘epigenetic’ gene regulation and radiation response in glioblastoma”

Wednesday, 9/19/2019

SCTR 8-146


Bakhos A. Tannous, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Title: “Cancer stem cells: Tumor heterogeneity, plasticity and novel therapies to overcome resistance”

Thursday, 10/24/2019

SCTR 8-146


Maurizio Zanetti, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Tumor Immunology
Moores Cancer Center
University of California San Diego
Title: “How cancer cells and myeloid cells respond to ER stress”

Thursday, 10/31/2019

SCTR 8-146


Constantinos Hadjipanayis, MD, PhD
Professor of Oncological Sciences
Professor and Site Chair of Neurosurgery
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Title: “Fluorescence-Guided Surgery and Photodynamic Therapy of Gliomas: A New Combination”

Thursday, 11/21/2019

SCTR 8-146


Ross I. Berbeco, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Director of Medical Physics Research
Harvard Medical School
Title: “Tumor Vascular Modulation with Nanoparticles and Radiation Therapy”

Thursday, 12/19/2019

JMB Reunion Auditorium


Ciriaco A. Piccirillo, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
McGill University Health Centre
Director of the Centre of Excellence in Translational Immunology
Program in Infectious Disease and Immunity in Global Health
Title: “Mechanisms of Foxp3+ regulatory T cell (dys)function  in health and disease”

Thursday, 1/30/2020

SCTR 8-146


E. Antonio Chiocca, MD, PhD
Chair, Neurosurgery; Surgical Director, Center for Neuro-oncology
Dana Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
Harvey W. Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School
Title: “Gene and Viral Based Therapies for Glioblastoma”

Thursday, 2/27/2020

SCTR 8-146


Hong Chen, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Title: “Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Pathology of Human Disease by Epsins”

Schedule from previous years