Research Seminar Series

The Stephenson Cancer Center hosts an active research seminar series that features local, regional and national speakers invited to address a broad range of cancer-related topics. The goal of the research seminar series is to stimulate new research ideas and promote transdisciplinary collaboration. On average, the cancer center hosts approximately 35-40 speakers per year. Notification of upcoming seminars is sent to all cancer center members on a weekly and monthly basis.

Seminar Dates:

October 5th

Wednesday, October 5, 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Wnt Signaling in Membrane Trafficking and Cell Adhesion

Nydia Tejeda-Munoz, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

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October 7th

Friday, October 7, 3-4 p.m.
Diabetes after breast cancer treatment: A potential role for adipose progenitor cells

Elizabeth Wellberg, B.S., Ph.D.
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

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October 19th

Wednesday, October 19, 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Long Noncoding RNAs in Glucose Metabolism and Breast Cancer

Je-Hyun Yoon, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina

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November 2nd

Wednesday, November 2, 8:30 - 9:45 a.m.
Noncoding RNAs Work as the Most Important Endogenous Regulators for All Cancers

Anyou Wang, PhD
Feinstone Center for Genomic Research, University of Memphis

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November 3rd

Thursday, November 3, 12 - 1 p.m.
neo-Protein-Protein Interactions in Cancer

Haian Fu, Ph.D.
Emory University School of Medicine

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November 9th

Wednesday, November 9, 1:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Targeting Glucose-Insulin Link for Squamous Cancer Therapy

Jay Kim, DVM, PhD
The University of Texas at Dallas

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November 30th

Wednesday, November 30, 9 - 10 a.m.
From Mechanisms to Mice: Bridging the Gap Between Structural Biology and Animal Studies

Christian Johnson, PhD
Harvard Medical School

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December 7th

Wednesday, December 7, 9 - 10 a.m.
Microenvironmental and epigenetic determinants of glioma progression

Sree Deepthi Muthukrishnan, PhD
University of California, Losa Angeles

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January 18th

Wednesday, January 18, 9 - 10 a.m.
Association of Host and Social Factors in Cancer Disparity

Shailesh Singh, Ph.D.
Morehouse School of Medicine

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January 20th

Friday, January 20, 10 - 11 a.m.
Breaking Down Growth during Tumorigenesis

Marisa M. Merino, Ph.D.
University of Geneva

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January 25th

Wednesday, January 25, 9 - 10 a.m.
Signaling and Metabolic Control of Nucleotide Metabolism

Eunus Ali, Ph.D.
Northwestern University

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February 1st

Wednesday, February 1, 9 - 10 a.m.
Understanding Nuclear Receptor Biology through Deep-Sequencing and Machine-Learning

Tae Gyo Oh, Ph.D.
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

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April 13th

Wednesday, April 13, 12 - 1 p.m.
Preclinical Development of Flavonoids for Cancer Control

Rana P. Singh, PhD
Jawaharlal Nehru University

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April 21st

Friday, April 21, 12 - 1 p.m.
Tumor cell intrinsic and extrinsic determinants for prostate cancer aggressiveness

Li Xin, PhD
University of Washington

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