2013 UCI Campuswide Symposium

2013 UCI Campuswide Symposium

On Basic Cancer Research

Saturday, May 4, 2013

105 Sprague Hall

Sponsored by: The University of California, Irvine

Cancer Research Institute


9:00 – 9:05 Welcome – Hung Fan, Director, UCI Cancer Research Institute
9:05 – 9:35
Olga Razorenova, “The role of novel HIF target genes in the malignant progression of epithelial tumors”
9:35 – 10:05
Bruce Blumberg, “Obesogens, stem cells and the transgenerational programming of obesity”
10:05 – 10:35 Klemens Hertel, “Searching for novel gene expression signatures in breast cancer”
10:35 – 10:50
Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:20
Feng Qiao, “Exploring telomere biology—from the atomic to the systems level”
11:20 – 11:50 Alexander Boiko, “Targeting CD271+ Melanoma Tumor Initiating Cells Synergizes with CD47 Blockade to Prevent Multiple Organ Metastases In-Vivo”
11:50 – 12:30
Lunch – Sprague Hall


12:30 – 1:30 Ellis R. Levin, M.D., Professor and Vice-Chairman for Academic Affairs, Medicine, Professor of Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Chief, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University of California, Irvine and Long Beach VA
“Extra-nuclear Estrogen Receptors Promote Breast Cancer: Novel Interventional Targets and Approaches”
1:30 – 2:30 Cancer Biology Poster Session                               

Admission is open to members of UCI and the surrounding community without charge.  Advance notification of attendance is requested.  For information, contact the Cancer Research Institute.   Phone (949) 824-2054 or 824-5886, or e-mail pdepetri@uci.edu or nrdrisco@uci.edu

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