Cancer Biology Pathway


Special Topics in Molecular Genetics L41-5288

This course is designed to present pre and post doctoral trainees with an organized educational format to explore major contemporary topics in cancer biology. The elective will provide an integrated view of cancer research including basic science, translational science and clinical investigation. Approximately 50 minutes will be devoted to a didactic presentation by a faculty member with interaction by the participants. The remaining 30 minutes will be used to discuss a pivotal research paper from this field, preselected by the faculty member. Outside reading will be required (30-60 minutes per week).

Schedule and Location

Tuesday, Noon-1:30 PM
Mid Campus Center, 11th Floor, Main Conference Room (unless otherwise indicated)

2021-2022 Academic Year

Date Speaker Title
Jan 11, 2022
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Virtual Luncheon: Annual Research-In-Progress Trainee Forum

Jan 18, 2022 Lee Ratner Introduction
Jan 25, 2022
Farrell LTC, Room 204
Angela Mazul and Jose Zevallos HPV Head and Neck Cancers
Feb 1, 2022 Cynthia Ma CDK and Breast Cancer Biology
Feb 8, 2022 Stephen Oh Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Feb 15, 2022 Matthew Walter Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Feb 22, 2022 Milan Chheda Glioblastoma Overview: Diagnosis, Treatment and Clinical Challenges
Mar 1, 2022 Albert Kim Glioma Stem Cells and Cell State
Mar 8, 2022 Tanner Johanns Antigen Discovery and Targeting (Vaccine, CAR, etc.)
Mar 15, 2022 Spring Break
Mar 22, 2022
Farrell LTC, Room 204
Siddhartha Devarakonda Development of Ras Inhibitor Therapies and Applications in Lung Cancer and Other Malignancies
Mar 29, 2022 Kian-Huat Lim Role of Ras Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer
Apr 5, 2022 Alessandro Vindigni DNA Replication Stress and Cancer
Apr 12, 2022 Priyanka Verma DNA Repair
Apr 26, 2022 Luis Batista DNA Repair
Jun 14, 2022
Ross L. Levine, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Deciphering and Targeting Clonal Evolution in Myeloid Malignancies