Monthly Meeting Series
PRIME-TR’s Monthly Meeting Series is held on the first Thursday of every month from 2-3 p.m. (CST) via Zoom. Speakers are subject to change. To be added as an attendee, please contact us at PRIMETR@mdanderson.org.
February 3, 2022
Suet Ying Kwan, Ph.D., Instructor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Title: "Gut microbiome features associated with liver fibrosis in Hispanics, a population at high risk for fatty liver disease"
Hyun Jung Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering & Department of Oncology, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin
March 3, 2022
Savannah Wooten, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Pediatrics, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Peter McCaffrey, M.D., Co-founder & CTO, VastBiome and Riccardo Guidi, Ph.D., Associate Director, Immunology Research, VastBiome
Title: "Microbial synthetic genes reveal novel biomarkers for ICB therapy and direct discovery of microbe-derived regulatory molecules"
December 5, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Katrine Whiteson, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
2nd Annual "Virtual" Retreat
January 7, 2021
Keynote Speaker: Marcel van den Brink, M.D., Ph.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
January 8, 2021
We conducted our first EAB meeting. Along with our Institution Leads, we were fortunate enough to have leaders in their field join us. We would like to extend our thanks and appreciate to the following:
Ami Bhatt, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. Medicine – Med/Hematology Dept. Genetics, Stanford University
Curtis Huttenhower, Ph.D.
Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Harvard T.H. Chan, School of Public Health
Marcel van den Brink, M.D., Ph.D.
Head, Division of Hematologic Malignancies; Alan N. Houghton Chair, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Wendy S. Garrett, M.D., Ph.D.
Irene Heinz Given Professor of Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Molecular Metabolism
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Katrine Whiteson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry,
School of Biological Sciences, and Associate Director, UCI Microbiome Initiative, University of California, Irvine
Bullman, Susan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Human Biology Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Jobin, Christian, Ph.D.
Gatorade Trust Professor of Medicine Program Co-leader Cancer Therapeutics and Host Response University of Florida, Department of Medicine
Gary D. Wu, M.D.
Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology, Director, Penn Center for Nutritional Science and Medicine, Univeristy of Pennsylvania