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Upcoming Seminars

Date & TimeSpeakerTitle
October 15, 2014
11:00am
Kevin Dalby
The University of Texas at Austin
New Approaches to Inhibiting MAPKs (Departmental Seminar Series)

October 22, 2014           
11:00am

Alan Lambowitz, PhD  
UT Austin, Inst for Cellular and Molecular Biology
Mobile group II introns and their reverse transcriptases enable new methods for gene targeting, RNA-seq, and non-coding RNA analysis (Hogg Seminar Series)
October 27, 2014
11:00am
Quihui Li
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Dissecting the Functions of Stem Cell Factor LRIG1 in Prostate Development and Tumorigenesis  (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
October 29, 2014
11:00am
Lisa Bouchier-Hayes, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Investigating Caspase Activation in Single Cells (Departmental Seminar Series)
November
4, 2014
11:00am
Stefano Tiziani, PhD UT Austin College of Natural SciencesTBD(Work in Progress Seminar Series)
November 10, 2014
11:00am
Xianjiang Lan
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
TBD (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
November 12, 2014
11:00 am
Rafael Casellas, PhD
NIH
The NIH Mouse Regulome (Hogg Seminar Series)
November 17, 2014
11:00am
Maciej Zelazowski
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
TBD (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
November 21, 2014
2:00pm
UT Austin BUR216
Ralph DeBerardinis, MD, PhDCancer Metabolism: Basic Biology and Translational Opportunities (Dept of Nutritional Sciences)
November 24, 2014
11:00am
Rick Wood, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
TBD (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
December 1, 2014
11:00am
Ruifang Liu
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
TBD (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
December 3, 2014
11:00am
Guoliang  Xu, PhD
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Enzymatic DNA oxidation regulates embryonic development and cell reprogramming (Departmental Seminar Series)
December 8, 2014
11:00 am
Qu Deng
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
TBD (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
December 15, 2014
11:00 am
Marcelo Aldaz, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
TBD (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
January 14, 2015
11:00am
Georges Mer, PhD
Mayo Clinic
TBD (Hogg Seminar Series)
January 20, 2015
11:00am
He Lin, PhD
UC Berkeley
TBD (Departmental Seminar Series)
February 4, 2015
11:00am
Ed Hasty, PhD
UT Health Science Center San Antonio
TBD (Departmental Seminar Series)
February 11, 2015
11:00am
Wah Chiu
Baylor College of Medicine
TBD (Hogg Seminar Series)
February 18, 2015
11:00am
Jian Long Wang
Cedar Sinai Medical Center
TBD (Departmental Seminar Series)
March 11, 2015
11:00am
Angelika Amon
MIT
TBD (Hogg Seminar Series)
April 8, 2015
11:00 am
Sylvie Doublie, PhDTBD (Hogg Seminar Series)
May 13, 2015
11:00am
Anne Villeneauve, PhD
Stanford University
TBD (Hogg Seminar Series)
June 24, 2015 11:00amRaif S. Geha, PhDImmunodeficiency in Mouse and Man (Hogg Seminar Series)


Recent Seminars

Date & TimeSpeakerTitle
   
October 13, 2014
11:00 am
Virginia Bain
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
The Role of Np63i in the Survival, Organization, and Differentiation of Thymic Epithelial Cells (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
October 6, 2014
11:00 am
Wenqian Li
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Profiling of Histone Acetylation and Ubiquitylation in Breast Cancer Subtypes (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
September 29, 2014
11:00 am
Can Liu
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
MicroRNA-141 Inhibits Prostate Cancer Stem Cells and Metastasis by Targeting CD44 and EZH2
September 25, 2015
11:00am
Hao Anh Duong
Harvard Medical School
Recruit
September 24, 2014  
11:00 am
Nicholas Geacintov, PhD
New York University
Origins of the Variable Recognition of DNA Lesions by the Human NER System
September 22, 2014
11:00 am
Blaine Bartholomew, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Domains of IWSI Remodelers and their Regulation of Chromatin Remodeling
September 17, 2014
4:00 pm
Scott Rothbart
University of North Carolina
Linking histone recognition to the epigenetic inheritance of DNA methylation
(Recruit)
September 16, 2014
11:00 am
Satosh Inoue, MD, PhD
Univ of Tokyo, Japan
Novel tumor-promoting mechanism in prostate cancer via hormone-responsive non-coding RNA
(Departmental Seminar Series)
September 15, 2014
11:00 am
Soo Jin Kim
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Epigenetic regulation of skin:
The role of ESET in hair follicle homeostasis and epidermal differentiation
September 11, 2014
11:00 am
Frederic Chedin, PhD
UC Davis
Prevalent formation of co-transcriptional R-loop structures in the human genome (Departmental Seminar)
September 10, 2014
11:00 am
Whitney Yin, MD, PhD
UT Medical Branch
Dual Functionof Mitochondrial DNA Polymerase in Replication and Repair
   
September 2, 2014
11:00 am
Margarida Santos
NCI
DNA damage-induced differentiation of leukemic cells as an anti-cancer barrier
(Recruit)
August 27, 2014
11:00 am
Chawnshang Chang, PhD
Univ of Rochester Medical School
Targeting androgen receptor (AR) with ASC-J9 to suppress castration resistant prostate cancer (Departmental Seminar Series)
August 18, 2014
11:00 am
Wenqian Hu
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical  Research
Regulation of Erythropoiesis by Long Noncoding RNAs and mRNA-Binding Proteins (Recruit)
CANCELLEDAugust 13, 2014
11:00 am
CANCELLED
Kunal Rai, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Recruit
July 28, 2014
11:00 am
Kiera Rycaj
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Experimental modeling of CRPC development and identification of novel CRPC-targeting therapeutics
(Work in Progress Seminar Series)
July 21, 2014
11:00am
Xuetong Shen, PhDTwo New Frontiers: Chromatin Repair and Nuclear Actin (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
July 14, 2014
11:00 am
Alexsandra Espejo
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Regulation of PRMT5 localization and substrate specificity by phosphorylation (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
July 9, 2014
11:00 am
Steven Balk, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Androgen Receptor Activities in Prostate Cancer (Departmental Series)
July 7, 2014
11:00 am
Xin Chen
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Identification and Characterization of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Stem Cells (Work in Progress Seminar Series
July 2, 2014
11:00 am
Hoang Nguyen, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
The role of Tcf3 in skin wound healing and cancer (Departmental Series)
June 30, 2014
11:00 am
Li Wang
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Defining the Roles of Gcn5 in Mouse Embryonic Development (Work in Progress Seminar Series
June 23, 2014
11:00 am
Swarnalatha Manickaviyaham
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Role of E2F1 in histone acetylation and DNA repair at Double-strand break sites
(Work in Progress Seminar Series)
May 29, 2014Xianglin Shi, PhD
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Oxidative Stress and CR (VI) Carcinogenesis (Departmental Series)
May 21, 2014
11:00 am
Barbara Meyer, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Inst/UC Berkeley
Barbara Meyer, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Inst/UC Berkeley
May 19, 2014
11:00 am
Emliy Dominguez
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Role of the p53R72P polymorphism in breast cancer:  Progression and response to therapy (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
May 7, 2014
11:00 am
James Allison, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Targeting immune checkpoints in cancer therapy:  New insights and opportunities (Hogg Seminar Series)
May 5, 2014
11:00 am
Prabodh Kapoor
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Novel insights into chromatin remodeling enzymes (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
April 28, 2014
11:00 am
Dingxiao Zhang
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
RNA-seq transcriptome analysis of human prostatic epithelum revealed unexpected features of basal cells (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
April 21, 2014
11:00 am
Vidyasiri Vemulapalli
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
A  pan-methyl antibody approach for the identification of novel CARM1 substrates (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
April 16, 2014
11:00 am
Stephane Richard, PhD
McGill University, Lady Davis Institute
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The role of arginine methylation in the regulation of RNA binding proteins and DNA damage signaling
April 14, 2014
11:00 am
Ting Gong, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Bioinformatics analysis of somatic mutation and genome-wide methylation profiles (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
April 9, 2014
11:00 am
Andre Nussenzweig, PhD
NCI Center for Cancer Research
Mechanisms of genome stability (Hogg Seminar Series)
April 7, 2014
11:00 am
Anup Singh
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Role of ZBTB24 in DNA methylation (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
April 1, 2014
11:00 am
Laurie Krug, PhD
Stony Brook University
Of mice and  herpes:  Host and viral determinants of gammaherpesvirus pathogenesis (Departmental Series)
March 31, 2014
11:00 am
Mandira Manandhar
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Incisions on a TFO-directed DNA-psoralen interstrand cross link in mammalian cell extracts (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
March 26, 2014
11:00 am
Graham Hatfull
Univ of Pittsburgh
Exploration and exploitation of mycobacteriophages (Hogg Seminar Series)
March 24, 2014
11:00 am
Daric Wible
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Flipping the autophagy-related (ATG) switch (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
March 12, 2014
11:00 am
Neil Hunter, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Inst/UC Davis
Chromosomal crossing over and the physical basis of heredity (Hogg Seminar Series)
March 10, 2014
11:00 am
Brent Ferguson
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
WWOX as a regulator of TGFß signaling (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
March 3, 2014
11:00 am
Donghang Cheng, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Investigating the functions of arginine methyltransferases, CARM1 and PRMT6 (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
February 26, 2014
11:00 am
Owen Witte, MD
Howard Hughes Medical Inst/UCLA
Targeting tissue stem cells for epithelial cancer (Hogg Seminar Series)
February 24, 2014
11:00 am
Andria Schibler
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Histone H3 lysine methylation regulates mitosis through the spindle assembly checkpoint (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
February 17, 2014
11:00 am
Yue Lu, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Working with bioinformaticians to interpret your NGS data (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
February 12, 2014
11:00 am
Timothy Hallstrom, PhD
Dept of Pediatrics Hem/Onc/BMT
Univ of Minnesota
The Rb/E2F and Akt/FoxO pathways intersect to distinguish 'oncogenic' from 'genuine' proliferative cues in retinoblastoma
February 10, 2014
11:00 am
Marc Macaluso
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
The effect of viral uracil DNA glycosylase on activation induced cytidine deaminase mediated mutagenesis (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
January 27, 2014
11:00 am
Francesca Cole, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Mouse meiotic tetrads: Recombination mechanisms and hotspot evolutionary dynamics (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
January 13, 2014          11:00 amXin Liu
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
The transcriptional and epigenomic analysis of prostate cancer stem cells (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
January 6, 2014           
11:00 am
Junya Tomida
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
REV Se7en: A complex story (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
December 16, 2013
11:00 am
Matthew Yousefzadeh
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
DNA polymerase POLQ and cellular defense against DNA damage (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
December 11, 2013
11:00 am
Yi Zhang, PhD
HHMI and Harvard Medical School
Mechanism and function of dynamic regulation of DNA methylation  (Hogg Seminar Series)
December 9, 2013
11:00 am
Mingming Chen
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Actin and Arps in IN080 chromatin remodeling (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
December 2, 2013
11:00 am
Sharon Dent, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Surprising functions for histone modifying enzymes (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
November 25, 2013
11:00 am
Michelle Bolner, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science ParkThe T cell fountain of youth:  K5.CyclinD1 prevents thymus involution and sustains T cell output (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
November 18, 2013
11:00 am
Wenyi Wei, PhD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
The role of APC and SCF E3 ligases in tumorigenesis and cell cycle regulation (Departmental Seminar Series)
November 11, 2013
11:00 am
Yunxiang Mu, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Regulation of AID through phosphorylation (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
November 6, 2013
11:00 am
Ervin Epstein, PhD
Oakland Research Institute
Corralling the wild hedgehog  (Hogg Seminar Series)
November 4, 2013
11:00 am
Fernando Benavides, DVM, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
A spontaneous mutant in the hand is worth two KO in the rack (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
November 1–3, 2013Elaine Fuchs, PhD (Keynote)
Howard Hughes Medical Inst, Rockefeller Univ
Lost Pines Conference: Stem Cells, Epigenetics & Cancer
October 21, 2013
11:00 am

Alessandra DiLorenz
MD Anderson Cancer
Center, Science Park

Protein arginine methyltransferase 6:  Form a mouse model to a new biological function (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
October 14,
2013
11:00 am
Kristine Von Maltzan
MD Anderson Cancer
Center, Science Park
The role of the transcriptional repressor slug in skin inflammation (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
October 9, 2013
11:00 am
Peter L. Strick, PhD
Univ of Pittsburgh
New and Old M1:  A tale of two primary motor areas; or why rats can't play the violin (Hogg Seminar Series)
October 7,
2013
11:00 am
Jianjun Shen, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park

NGS and high-throughput qPCR characterization of obesity-associated pancreatic tumor progression in a xenograft Panc02 mouse model (Work in Progress Seminar Series)

September 30, 2013
11:00 am
Sabine Lange, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
An unstable existence: Life without DNA polymerase zeta (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
September 23, 2013
11:00 am
Keiichi Takata, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
DNA interstrand crosslink tolerance: Understanding roles of human DNA helicase HELQ and DNA polymerase POLN (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
September 16, 2013
11:00 am
Kaitlin Reeh
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Molecular pathways regulating thymus fate and organogenesis (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
September 4, 2013
11:00 am
Kevin McBride, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Scientific Communication and Seminars: What to give, what to get, and why it really matters! (Work in Progress Seminar Series)
August 5, 2013Jeremy Rich, MD, MHSc
Cleveland Clinic
Partners in crime: Cancer stem cells and the tumor microenvironment (Departmental Seminar Series)
July 17, 2013Shawn Bratton, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
Regulation of ubiquitination and protein degradation by Caspases (Faculty Seminar Series)
July 8, 2013Thomas Boyer, PhD
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Molecular basis of mediator subunit MED12 in uterine leiomyomagenesis
June 11, 2013Marc Achen
Peter MacCallum Cancer Center, Australia
Tumor lymphangiogenesis: Molecular control and involvement in the metastatic spread of cancer (Departmental Seminar Series)
May 31, 2013Betty MoranExpanding roles for PRB and E2F1 (Departmental Seminar Series)
May 29, 2013Kenneth Tsai, MD, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Integrated genomic analysis of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma progression (Departmental Seminar Series)
May 22, 2013Owen Witte, MD
Howard Hughes Medical Inst/UCLA
Targeting tissue stem cells for epithelial cancer (Hogg Seminar Series)
May 13, 2013Marcos Estecio, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Linking DNA methylation and chromatin organization in cancer (Departmental Seminar Series)
May 8, 2013James L Manley, PhD
Columbia University
Roles of mRNA processing in human disease (Hogg Seminar Series)
April 24, 2013Myron Goodman, PhD
USC, Los Angeles, CA
Better living through hyper-mutation: Life as a drunkard's walk (Hogg Seminar Series)
April 17, 2013Taiping Chen, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
DNA methylation in epigenetic reprogramming and human disease (Faculty Seminar Series)
April 16, 2013Daniel Medina, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
The paradoxical effects of reproductive hormones on breast cancer (MC Graduate Program)
April 8, 2013Scott Keeney, PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Controlling the number and location of meiotic double-strand breaks (Departmental Seminar Series)
March 27, 2013Yuan Chang, MD
Univ of Pittsburgh Cancer Inst
Merkel cell carcinoma: A virus-associated cancer (Hogg Seminar Series)
March 25, 2013Andrew White, PhD
UCLA
Defining the relationships between epidermal stem cells and squamous cell carcinoma (Faculty Candidate)
March 25, 2013Donna Kusewitt, DVM, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park
New insights into slug biology (Faculty Seminar Series)

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