Fall 2017 Seminar Series

SEP 01

Peter J. McKinnon, PhD

11:00am - 12:00pmAuditorium, 2.160 - Greehey CCRI

Lecture Title: “DNA Damage Signaling and Genome Stability in the Nervous System”

Member, St. Jude Faculty

SEP 15

Nahum Sonenberg, PhD

11:00am - 12:00pmAuditorium, 2.160 - Greehey CCRI

Lecture Title: “Translational control of cancer by eIF4E via the mTOR and MAPK pathways”

Professor, McGill University

SEP 29

Chris Albanese, PhD

11:00am - 12:00pmAuditorium, 2.160 - Greehey CCRI

Lecture Title: “p53 and mTOR: Paradoxical roles in regulating chemo-sensitivity in Medulloblastoma cells”

Professor, Georgetown University

OCT 13

Kimberly Stegmaier, MD

11:00am - 12:00pmAuditorium, 2.160 - Greehey CCRI

Lecture Title: “Discovery of New Cancer Therapeutic Targets with Integrative Genomics”

Co-Director of the Pediatric Hematologic - Malignancy Program, Dana-Farber Cancer

OCT 27

Robert Wechsler-Reya, PhD

11:00am - 12:00pmAuditorium, 2.160 - Greehey CCRI

Lecture Title: “Modeling and Drugging Pediatric Brain Tumors”

Sanford Burnham Prebys

NOV 03

Dos D. Sarbassov, PhD

12:30pm - 1:30pmAuditorium, 2.160 - Greehey CCRI

Lecture Title: “Probing the nutrient-dependent nuclear dynamics for cancer therapy”

Associate Professor, MD Anderson

DEC 08

Olena Morozova, PhD

11:00am - 12:00pmAuditorium, 2.160 - Greehey CCRI

Lecture Title: “Comparative RNA Sequencing Analysis For Pediatric Cancer Patients”

Founder & Scientific Lead, Treehouse