Seminars

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Weiping Zou, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, University of Michigan Medicine
Topic: Macrophages in the tumor metastatic sites

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Ilya Finkelstein, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
Topic: Virus, Vaccines, Variants

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Michael P. Hay, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre
Topic: Selective inhibition of DNA-dependent protein kinase to radiosensitize head and neck squamous cell carcinomas

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Gabriel Sawakuchi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas MD Anderson
Topic: Targeting ATR to enhance the effectiveness of radiotherapy

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: None

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Zhongsheng You, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Topic: Emerging role of intracellular calcium in the cellular response to replication stress

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Marjan Boerma, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Topic: Host response to cancer therapy: pre-clinical development of interventions in radiation toxicities

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Yingfei Wang, Ph.D.,Department of Pathology, Department of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Topic: MIF and its nuclease functions

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

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

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

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

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 Seminar Series

Speaker: Jinming Gao, Ph.D, Professor
Topic: Illuminating Occult Diseases by Acidotic Nanotracer for Precision Tumor Diagnosis and Therapy

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

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

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

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Brandt F. Eichman, Ph.D., Departments of Biological Studies and Biochemistry, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Topic: New DNA repair mechanisms revealed from bacterial self-resistance to genotoxic natural products

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

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