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McCombs Institute - Seminar Series

2013-2014

Date

Speaker/Topic

September 5

Jeffrey Molldrem, M.D.

New Roles for Hematopoietic Antigens in Cancer Immunity

September 19

Sendurai Mani, M.D.

Exploring a New Twist on Tumor Metastasis

September 26

Vikas Kundra, M.D., Ph.D.

Imaging Reporter Gene Expression in vivo - Tools for Following Therapy and Trafficking from Mouse to Man

October 3

David Gorenstein, Ph.D. (UTHSC)

Next Generation X-aptamers for Personalized Nanomedicine

October 24

Larry Kwak, M.D., Ph.D.

Bench-to-Bedside Development of Cancer Vaccine Therapy

December 5

Samir Hanash, M.D., Ph.D.; Ziding Feng, Ph.D.

A New Era for Cancer Early Detection

December 19

James Allison, Ph.D.

Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy

January 9

Anita Mahajan, M.D.

Advances in Radiation Therapy Through Exploiting the Potential for Protons: Opportunities for Collaboration

January 30

Herbert Levine, Ph.D. (Rice University)

The Genetics and Biophysics of the Epithelial-mesenchymal Transition (EMT): Can Theory Help Cancer Biology?

February 27

Jim Bankson, Ph.D.; Pratip Bhattacharya, Ph.D.

The Dawn of Real-Time Metabolic and Molecular Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Hyperpolarized Substrates

March 20

Ruth Katz, M.D.; Savitri Krishnamurthy, M.D.; Shulin Li, Ph.D.

The Wide World of Circulating Tumor Cells

April 17

Cassian Yee, M.D.

T Cell Therapy: Opportunities and Obstacles

April 24

Steven Skates, Ph.D. (Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital)

Challenges and Opportunities in Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer

May 15

Jigar Patel, Ph.D.; Thomas Albert, Ph.D.

Proteome-Wide Immuno-Profiling of Cancer and Auto-Immune Diseases

June 10

Mary L. (Nora) Disis, M.D.

Immune Modulation in Breast Cancer

September 18

Eva Szabo, M.D.

Lung Cancer Chemoprevention: 2014 Update


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