2015 Campuswide Symposium on Basic Cancer Research

2015 UCI Campuswide Symposium

On Basic Cancer Research

May 2, 2015
105 Sprague Hall
Sponsored by: The University of California, Irvine
Cancer Research Institute

More Information to be announced


8:30 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:05 Welcome – Marian Waterman, Director, UCI Cancer Research Institute
9:05 – 9:35 Robert Spitale, Pharmaceutical Sciences,”RNA Structure Probing Reveals that the 5′-untranslated Region of p16INK4a Melanoma Tumor Suppressor Acts as a Cellular IRES”
9:35 – 10:05

Mike Demetriou, Neurology,

“A Novel Immunotherapy for Cancer”

10:05 – 10:35  Claudia Benavente, Pharmaceutical Sciences,“Role of RB1 in Epigenetic Reprograming During Tumorigenesis”
10:35 – 11:05

Peter Kaiser, Biological Chemistry,

“Metabolic Addiction of Cancer Cells”

11:05 – 12:30

Lunch/ Cancer Biology Poster Session – Sprague Hall

UCI Graduate Students, Postdoctoral and Staff are invited to present posters

Special Lecture 

12:30 – 1:30

Hung Fan, Ph.D., Prior Director, Cancer Research Institute and Professor of Virology and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

“Retroviruses and Cancer”

Cancer Biology Poster Session

PRIZES  AWARDED for the best graduate student and best postdoctoral poster!

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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