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Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Shan Zha, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Institute for Cancer Genetics, Columbia University, New York, NY

Topic: Inhibition vs. deletion, the stories of mouse models expressing kinase dead DNA-PK and its friends

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Claudia Wiese, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Topic: Novel regulators in homologous recombination DNA repair

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

Radiation Oncology/MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Karen Vasquez, Ph.D., Professor and Division Head of Department Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Texas Austin

Topic: Novel mechanisms of genetic instability in cancer

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

Radiation Oncology/MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Zhiyuan Shen, M.D., Ph.D., Professor/Division Chief, Division of Radiation Cancer Biology

Topic: Confounding roles of BCCIP, an essential gene, in tumor suppression and progression

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Work in Progress

Presenter: Yaping Huang, part of Dr. Guo-Min Li’s Lab

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Sathees C. Raghavan, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Topic: Repair of DNA Double-strand breaks in Mammalian Cells: Implications in Oncogenesis and Cancer Therapy

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Elisabeth D. Martinez, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research

Topic: Jumonji enzymes mediate DNA repair and transcriptional reprogramming in therapeutic resistance

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Maximilian Diehn, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Therapy), Stanford University

Topic: Liquid biopsies for personalized monitoring and detection of cancer

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Rolf Brekken, Ph.D., Department of Surgery and Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, UTSW

Topic: Targeting Pathways that Drive Immune Suppression and Epithelial Plasticity in Pancreatic Cancer

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Jeremy M. Stark, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Topic: Etiology of Chromosomal Rearrangements

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

New Faculty Research Forum - Prasanna Alluri, M.D., Ph.D.

Topic: Targeting Treatment Resistance in Breast Cancer

Organizer: The Office of Faculty Diversity and Development

Contact: 214-648-9669

New Faculty Research Forum - Todd Aguilera, M.D., Ph.D.

Topic: Targeting the Microenvironment in Cancer to Impact Immune Evasion and Improve Radiation Sensitivity

Organizer: The Office of Faculty Diversity and Development

Contact: 214-648-9669

Radiobiology Course - Radiation Survival: Determinations, Endpoints, Models

Speaker: Dr. Story

Organizer: Susan Brown

Contact: 214-645-8559

Seminar Series: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Dr. Issam El Naqa, Associate Professor, University of Michigan"The Role of Deep Machine Learning in Radiotherapy"

Organizer: Gabrielle Hawthorne

Contact: 214-645-8523

Head and Neck DOT

Monthly DOT meeting

Organizer: Bradley Hicks

Contact: 214-645-8309

Exploiting Tumor Vulnerabilities for Cancer Therapy

MRB Seminar SeriesSpeaker: Eddy Shih-Hsin Yang, MD, PhD., Professor and Vice Chairman for Translational Science, Radiation Oncology Department, University of Alabama-Birmingham

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

Radiation Oncology/MRB Faculty Candidate Lecture

Xiaohua Wu, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA“DNA double-strand break repair and cell cycle checkpoints in mammalian cells”

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

Carbon Radiotherapy Multi-PI Exploratory Session

MRB

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

MRB Seminar Series

“Ubiquitin Signaling and The DNA Damage Response,” Zhenkun Lou, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology, Oncology Department, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

Mortality and morbidity conference

Radiation cystitisSpeaker: Dr. Tumati

Organizer: Susan Brown

Contact: 214-645-8559

MRB Seminar: Pathogenic Role of Epithelial Plasticity in Tumorigenesis and Metastasis

Phuoc T. Tran, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor / Clinical Director, Radiation Oncology & Molecular Radiation Sciences, Oncology & Urology, The John Hopkins School of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD. "Pathogenic Role of Epithelial Plasticity in Tumorigenesis and Metastasis" Lunch will be provided on a first come first served basis.

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar: Mechanisms of DNA double-strand break repair

Jean Gautier, Ph.D., Professor, Institute for Cancer Genetics and Department and Development, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY. "Mechanisms of DNA double-strand break repair" Lunch will be provided on a first come first served basis.

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar: Lysophospholipid-based therapeutics for mitigation of radiation injury

Gabor Jozsef Tigyi, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Industry Affairs, Department of Physiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN. "Lysophospholipid-based therapeutics for mitigation of radiation injury" Lunch will be served on a first come, first served basis.

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar Series

“Targeting molecular vulnerabilities to overcome treatment resistance in breast cancer”, Prasanna G. Alluri, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Resident, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Lunch will be served on a first come, first served basis.

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar Series

Sunil Krishnan, M.D., ProfessorDepartment of Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TXTitle: "The current landscape of radiosensitization strategies using gold nanoparticles"Lunch will be provided on a first come first served basis.

Organizer: Cheryl Hoppe

Contact: 214-648-1457

MRB Seminar Series

Fen Xia, M.D., Ph.D.Chairman, Department of Radiation OncologyArkansas University, College of MedicineTitle: "Enhance Therapeutic Ratio via Targeting DNA Damage Response and Repair"Lunch will be served (first come first served basis)

Organizer: Cheryl Hoppe

Contact: 214-648-1457

MRB Seminar Series

Patrick Sung, D.Phil., Professor,Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry Department, Yale University, New Haven, CT,Title: “Role of the BRCA2-DSS1 complex in homology-directed DNA break repair”Lunch will be provided on a first come first served basis

Organizer: Cheryl Hoppe

Contact: 214-648-1457

MRB Seminar Series

Bisrat Godefay Debeb, D.V.M., Ph.D. Assistant Professor , Department of Radiation Oncology-Research, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Title: "Pre-clinical insights into brain metastasis from breast cancer" lunch will be provided (first come first served basis)

Organizer: Cheryl Hoppe

Contact: 214-648-1457

MRB Seminar Series

Guo-min Li, Ph.D.Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyKeck School of Medicine of USCTitle: "Mismatch Repair Deficient Cancer Syndrome: New Factors and Mechanisms"lunch will be provided (first come first served basis)

Organizer: Cheryl Hoppe

Contact: 214-648-1457

MRB Seminar Series

Jann Sarkaria, Ph.D.Professor, Department of OncologyInstitute of Cancer Research, University of WisconsinTitle: "Using brain tumor patient-derived xenografts to interrogate the influence of the blood-brain barrier on treatment efficacy"lunch will be provided (first come first served basis)

Organizer: Cheryl Hoppe

Contact: 214-648-1457

MRB Seminar Series

Dipanjan Chowdhury, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Department of Radiation OncologyHarvard Medical SchoolTitle: "Investigation of the molecular mechanism of DNA repair and DNA damage signaling"lunch will be provided (first come first served basis)

Organizer: Cheryl Hoppe

Contact: 214-648-1457

MRB Seminar Series

Jae-Seon Lee, Ph.D.Professor/ChairpersonDepartment of Molecular MedicineINHA University College of MedicineIncheon, South KoreaTitle: “Importance of cellular senescence in cancer treatment”

Organizer: Cheryl Hoppe

Contact: 214-648-1457

MRB Seminar Series

Alan Tomkinson, Ph.D.Professor, Division of Molecular Medicine, Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of New Mexico Title: "Targeting Cancer Cell Mitochondria with DNA Ligase Inhibitors"Lunch will be provided (first come first served basis)

Organizer: Cheryl Hoppe

Contact: 214-648-1457

MRB Seminar Series - Subhrajit Saha, Ph.D.

Subhrajit Saha, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation OncologyAlbert Einstein College of Medicine"Macrophage-derived WNTs: Healing Touch of A Double Edged Sword"lunch will be provided (first come, first served basis)

Organizer: Cheryl Hoppe

Contact: 214-648-1457