Mechanisms in Cancer Biology Program
Research Forum Series


Wednesday, Noon-1:00 PM
Zoom meeting

2020-2021 Academic Year

Date Speaker Title
Oct 14, 2020 Christopher Hubert, PhD
Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH
Modeling Glioblastoma Complexity Through Engineered 3D Microenvironments
Oct 28, 2020 Chong Zuo
DeNardo Lab
Macrophages Why You So Crazy
Jad Belle
DeNardo Lab
Stromal Senescence in Pancreatic Cancer
Nov 11, 2020 Luciano Mazzoccoli, PhD
Chheda Lab
Oncolytic Activity of Zika Virus Requires CD8+ T Cells and Is Boosted by Checkpoint Blockade
Nov 25, 2020 Douglas Faget, PhD
Stewart Lab
Living Large Through p38
Dec 9, 2020 Megan Agajanian
Major Lab
Kinases and WNT Signaling - A New Perspective on an Old Pathway
Jan 27, 2021 Ron Bose, MD, PhD HER2 Activating Mutations in Breast and Colorectal Cancer
Joseph Ippolito, MD, PhD Characterizing Sex Differences in Cancer Cell Nutrient Consumption
Feb 10, 2021 Qihao Ren
Stewart Lab
Understanding the Dormancy of Breast Cancer Cells
Jennifer Ye
Stewart Lab
Feb 24, 2021 Graham Hogg
DeNardo Lab
Targeting Dendritic Cells in Pancreatic Cancer
Varintra Krisnawan
DeNardo Lab
Protective Role of Stromal Fibrosis to Radiation-Induced Tumor Immunity
Mar 10, 2021 Carmen Bergom, MD, PhD Utilizing Consomic Genetic Models to Enhance Cancer Treatments and Reduce Toxicity
Mar 24, 2021 Kandice Tanner, PhD
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Microenvironment Regulation of Metastasis
Apr 7, 2021 Kristin Kwakwa, PhD
Weilbaecher lab
Investigating the Role of TGF-β in Conferring Integrin-Mediated Chemoresistance in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Xinming Su, PhD Breast Cancer Derived GM-CSF Regulates Arginase 1 in Myeloid Cells to Promote an Immunosuppressive Microenvironment
Apr 21, 2021 Arvin Dar, PhD
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Chemical Genetic Discovery of Cancer Targets and Anti-Targets
May 5, 2021 Bethany Kerr, PhD
Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
Discovering Bone Metastasis Mechanisms Via Modeling and Microfluidics
May 19, 2021 Vadim Backman, PhD
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
What Can Optical Nanoscopy Reveal About the Structure and Function of the Genome?
May 26, 2021 Patricia Ribeiro Pereira, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Antibody-PET Imaging to Track Endocytosis Modulation as a Novel Pharmacologic Approach to Boost Antibody Efficacy