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Seminars & Symposia:

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Fall 2017

All seminars are 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery Lobby Conference Room unless otherwise noted.

9/14
Speaker: Luis Solorio, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University 
Seminar Title: "Evaluating Breast Cancer Plasticity in Engineered 3D Tumor Microenvironments"
Host: Bumsoo Han

9/21
Speaker: TBD
Seminar Title: TBD
Host: Changdeng Hu

9/28
Speaker: Benjamin A Youngblood, PhD, Assistant Member, Immunology Department, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Seminar Title: “Epigenetic regulation of memory CD8 T cell differentiation and exhaustion”
Host: Keith Stantz

10/5
Speaker: Elaine Ostrander, PhD, Chief & NIH Distinguished Investigator, Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch, and Head, Comparative Genetics Section, National Human Genomics Research Institute (NHGRI)
Seminar Title: To Be Determined
Host: Debbie Knapp

10/19
Speaker: Melanie Ehrlich, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Genetics, Hayward Human Genetics Center, Tulane Cancer Center and Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics, Tulane University School of Medicine
Seminar Title: “Tissue-specific DNA hypermethylation: Diverse positive and negative associations with gene expression”
Host: Humaira Gowher

10/26
Speaker: Majid Kazemian, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Computer Science, Purdue University
Seminar Title: “Pan-cancer analysis of EBV-host interaction”
Host: Xiaoqi Liu

11/2
Speaker: Gabriel Zentner, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine
Seminar Title: To Be Determined
Host: Vikki Weake

11/9 MJIS - TBD
Speaker: Dennis Discher, PhD, Robert D Bent chaired Professor Biophysical Engineering Labs, Lead PI, NCI Phyys Sci Oncology Ctr, University of Pennsylvania
Seminar Title: To Be Determined
Host: Bumsoo Han

12/7
Speaker: Kerry L. Burnstein, PhD, Professor of Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami
Seminar Title: “Targeting Androgen Receptor Functional Dependencies in Prostate Cancer"
Host: Xiaoqi Liu

Spring 2018

All seminars are 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery Lobby Conference Room unless otherwise noted.

1/25
Speaker: Heather Hundley, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Medical Sciences Program, Indiana University School of Medicine-Bloomington
Seminar Title: To Be Determined
Host: Emily Dykhuizen

2/8
Speaker: Nicole Sampson, PhD, Professor of Chemistry, Co-Director NIH-funded T32 Chemical Biology Training Program, Stony Brook University
Seminar Title: To Be Determined
Host:  Alex Wei

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2/22
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3/1
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3/8
Speaker: John Krolewski, MD, PhD, Professor of Oncology, Chair of Cancer Genetics and Genomics, Center for Personalized Medicine, Department of Cancer Genetics, Department of Pathology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute 
Seminar Title: To Be Determined
Host: Xiaoqi Liu

3/22
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3/29
Speaker: Jean Pierre Issa, MD, Director of the Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology and Professor of Medicine, Temple University Medical School
Seminar Title: To Be Determined
Host: Michele Forman

4/5
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4/12
Speaker: Kun-Liang Guan, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Moores Cancer Center, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, University of California-San Diego.
Seminar Title: To Be Determined
Host: David Thompson

4/19
Speaker: Kevin A Camphausen, MD, Chief Radiation Oncology Branch, Senior Investigator, Head, Imaging and Molecular Therapeutics Section, National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research in Bethesda
Seminar Title: To Be Determined
Host: Tim Bentley, Donna Fekete

4/26
Speaker: David L Levens, MD, PhD, Senior Investigator, Head, Gene Regulation Section, National Cancer Institute
Seminar Title: To Be Determined
Host: Danzhou Yang

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