2018 Campus-wide Symposium on Basic Cancer Research

2018 UCI Campus-Wide Symposium

On Basic Cancer Research

May 5, 2018.

Speaker Talk Title
8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:05 Marian Waterman Director, UCI Cancer Research Institute Welcome
9:05-9:35 Weian Zhao “Emerging ‘Niche’ Approaches to Study, Diagnose, and Treat Cancer”
9:35-10:05 Selma Masri “The Interplay Between Circadian Rhythms, Cancer and Metabolism”
10:05-10:20 Coffee Break
10:20-10:50 Matthew Janes “Targeting KRAS Mutant Cancers with a Covalent G12C-Mutant Specific Inhibitor”
10:50-11:20 Olga Razorenova “The Role of Lipid Metabolism in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Metastasis”
11:20-1:00 UCI Graduate Students, Postdoctoral and Staff are invited to present posters Lunch –  Cancer Biology Poster Session
1:00-2:00

 Special Lecture: Markus Müschen, MD-PhD

Professor & Chair, Department of Systems Biology, Associate Director of Basic Science, NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center, City of Hope

“Autoimmunity Checkpoints in B Cell Malignancies”

Previous Year’s Schedule:

2017 UCI Campus-wide Symposium

On Basic Cancer Research

May 6, 2017
Thorp Conference Center, 4th Floor, Gross Hall
Sponsored by: The University of California, Irvine
Cancer Research Institute

Speaker Talk Title
8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:05 Marian WatermanDirector, UCI Cancer Research Institute Welcome
9:05-9:35 Wenqi Wang “The Hippo Signaling Pathway: Regulations and Implications in Cancer”
9:35-10:05 Anand Ganesan “Clandestine Communication – How Melanoma Tumors Convince the Immune System to Look the Other Way”
10:05-10:20 Coffee Break
10:20-10:50 Mike Demetriou “GlyTR: A Novel Immunotherapy for Cancer”
10:50-11:20 Aimee Edinger “Macropinocytosis Provides PTEN-Deficient Prostate Cancer Cells with Fuel for Anabolism”
11:20-1:00 UCI Graduate Students, Postdoctoral and Staff are invited to present posters
Lunch –  Cancer Biology Poster Session
1:00-2:00

 Special Lecture: Fred Ramsdell

Vice President, Research, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (PICI)

“History and Potential of T Regulatory Cells in Autoimmunity and Cancer”

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 kjarema@uci.edu and nrdrisco@uci.edu

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