2018 - 2019 Schedule

One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM available for each seminar.


September 7 • 8:30 am–6:00 pm

Frontiers in Pediatric Cancer Research, Prevention, and Therapy
George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Auditorium
6th floor, HCI Research North Building

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September 12

Alana Welm, PhD
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
Models and Mechanisms of Breast Cancer Metastasis

Host: Don Ayer, PhD

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November 7

Natalie Ahn, PhD
University of Colorado, Boulder
MAP Kinases: Allosteric Regulation and Cell Signaling

Host: Martin McMahon, PhD

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November 14

Dawn Hershman, MD, MS, FASCO
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University Medical Center
Understanding and Improving the Quality of Breast Cancer Treatment

Host: Anne Kirchhoff, PhD

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November 28

William Klein, PhD
National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS
Leveraging Social Psychology to Understand Lay Engagement with Genome Sequencing Results

Host: Yelena Wu, PhD

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January 16 • 10:00 am–11:00 am

Corinne Abate-Shen, PhD
Columbia University Irving Cancer Research Center
Of Mice and Men: Learning about Human Cancer by Studying Mouse Models

Host: Eric Snyder, MD, PhD

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January 30

Tracy Onega, PhD
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Multilevel Geospatial Approaches to Rural Cancer Control

Host: Mia Hashibe, PhD; Anne Kirchhoff, PhD

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February 6

Charles Roberts, MD, PhD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
SWI/SNF (BAF) Chromatin Remodeling Complexes Are Frequently Mutated in Cancer: Mechanisms and Vulnerabilities

Hosts: Kevin Jones, MD

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February 11 • Susan Cooper Jones Memorial Lecture

Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Immunologic Checkpoint Blockade: Dissecting Mechanisms and Next Steps

Host: Andreana Holowatyj, PhD

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February 27

Jason Carroll, PhD
Cancer Research UK, University of Cambridge
Novel Insight into Estrogen Receptor Transcription in Breast Cancer

Host: Jay Gertz, PhD

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March 7

Craig Crews, PhD
Yale Center for Molecular Discovery
PROTAC-Mediated Protein Degradation: A New Therapeutic Modality

Host: Martin McMahon, PhD

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March 20

Christine Lovly, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center
Precision Medicine for Lung Cancer

Hosts: Eric Snyder, MD, PhD

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April 17

Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD
Stanford University
Molecular Imaging of the Immune System in Living Subjects

Host: Kathryn Morton, MD

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May 1

Reuben Shaw, PhD
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
The AMP-Activated Protein Kinase: Good Signals during Bad Times

Host: Jared Rutter, PhD

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May 9 • Kathleen Robison Huntsman Distinguished Lecture

Professor Sir Michael Stratton, FMedSci FRS
Wellcome Sanger Institute at Cambridge
Signatures of Mutational Processes

Host: David Goldgar, PhD

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Seminars occur at Noon in the Huntsman Cancer Institute J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Auditorium, First Floor HCI Research South Building unless otherwise noted.