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Seminars

Radiation Oncology - 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

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

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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

Radiation Oncology - 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

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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

Radiation Oncology - 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

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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: 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

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

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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

Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Robert W. Sobol, Ph.D., Chief, Molecular and Metabolic Oncology Program, USA Mitchell Cancer Institute
Topic: Base Excision Repair - A Functional Node in the Crosstalk Between DNA Repair and Metabolism

Organizer: Lisa Gray

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Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Professor Philip C. Hanawalt, Emeritus Faculty, Stanford University

Topic: The Tortuous Path from Thymineless Death to R-Loops

Organizer: Lisa Gray

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Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Eric Tang, Ph.D., Professor, NYU Langone Health, Departments of Environmental Medicine, Medicine & Pathology

Topic: E-Cigarette Vapor Versus Tobacco Smoke: From DNA Damage Induction, DNA Repair Inhibition to Tumorigenesis

Organizer: Lisa Gray

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Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Andrew Y. Koh, M.D., Associate Professor, UTSW - Pediatrics and Microbiology
Topic: The Role of the Gut Microbiome in the Health of Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant Patients

Organizer: Lisa Gray

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Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Frank Pajonk, M.D, Ph.D., Professor, UCLA, Radiation Oncology

Topic: Treatment-Induced Plasticity in Cancer

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Ram S. Mani, PhD, Assistant Professor, UTSW - Pathology Department

Topic: The Role of BET Bromodomain Inhibitors in the Repair of DNA Double-Strand Breaks

Organizer: Lisa Gray

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Department of Radiation Oncology Seminar Series

Speaker: Peter Ly, Ph.D., Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of California, San Diego

Topic: Rebuilding After Catastrophe: Genome Rearrangements from Damaged and Shattered Chromosomes"

Organizer: Lisa Gray

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Department of Radiation Oncology Seminar Series

Speaker: Patrick Sung, DPhil, Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine

Topic: Chromosome Damage Repair and Tumor Suppression via the BRCA/FA Axis

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Yuan Chen, Ph.D. Dean of Transdisciplinary Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Topic: Targeting Ubiquitin-like Modifications for Cancer Therapy

Organizer: Lisa Gray

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Radiation Oncology - MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Daniel Durocher, Ph.D., Professor and Senior Investigator Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health System, Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Topic: Charting the Response to DNA Damage

Organizer: Lisa Gray

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Synergies of Targeting Therapeutic Resistant Renal Cancer Based on New Molecular Signatures

Speaker: Dr. Jer-Tsong Hsieh

Organizer: Lisa Gray

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MRB Seminar Series - Exploiting Tumor Vulnerabilities for Cancer Therapy

Speaker: Eddy Shih-Hsin Yang, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair of Translation Sciences, Radiation Oncology Department, University of Alabama-Birmingham

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

MRB Seminar Series - DNA Breaks in Neuronal Activity-Dependent Transcription

Speaker: Ram Madabhushi, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617

MRB Seminar Series - "Ubiquitin Signaling and the DNA Damage Response"

Speaker: Dr. Zhenkun Lou, Professor of Pharmacology, Oncology Department, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Organizer: Lisa Gray

Contact: 214-648-1617