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This weekly seminar series features lectures by local, national, and international cancer researchers invited by the Department of Cancer Biology. All seminars will be held in person (unless otherwise noted) from Noon to 1:00 pm (EST) in the Rieveschl Auditorium
(VONTZ 1100) at the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies.
Refer to the schedule below. For more information, please contact Pilar Ramos-Richey at CCBProgramManager@uc.edu.
Emma Uible, CCB PhD Student, Dr. Daniel Starczynowski’s Lab Title: "Non-canonical Roles of CASP1 in Leukemia"
Raju Manupati, PhD, Post-Doc, Dr. Jun-Lin Guan's Lab Title: "Combination therapy of autophagy and PIM1 inhibition
in breast cancer leads to reduced tumor formation and metastasis”
Moderators: Bidisha Pal & William Elaban
Peter Tsvetkov, PhD, Research Scientist, Group Leader at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts Title: "Copper induces cell death by targeting lipoylated TCA cycle proteins"
Host: Dr. Maria Czyzyk-KrzeskaModerators: Anusha Acharya & Isaac Choi
Zhiyun Yu, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Mingxia Gu Lab Title: “Identifying coronary abnormalities in hypoplastic left heart syndrome using iPSC as a model”
Bianca Ruffolo, MSTP/CCB
PhD Student, Dr. Susa Well's Lab Title: "Metabolic reprogramming in Fanconi Anemia-deficient
head and neck squamous cell carcinoma"
Moderators: Stan Devore & Sara Alharbi
Rushika Perera, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy Associate Professor, Department of Pathology Member, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center University of California, San Francisco
Title: “Identifying and disabling the cellular engines that fuel pancreatic cancer"
Host: Dr. Krushna PatraModerators: Charlie Nims & Jacob Kurek
Megan Bischoff, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Czyzyk-Krzeska's Lab & 2022 Cardell Fellow Title: “Mechanisms of copper-induced metabolic reprogramming associated with progression of clear cell renal cell carcinoma”
Chai Sharpe, PhD Post Doc, Leukemia Drug Development Laboratory, Hematology & Oncology
Title: "How BCL2 inhibition shapes the immune system"
Moderators: Camille Stevenson & Paula Saez Raez
Bidisha Pal, CCB PhD Student, Dr. Susa Well's Lab Title: “Modeling epidermal vulnerabilities to identify
prevention and treatment strategies in Fanconi Anemia”
Austin MacMillan, CCB PhD Student, Dr. Tom Cunningham's Lab Title: "Altering expression
of the PRPS enzymes elicits redox-linked vulnerabilities in Myc-driven
Moderators: Angelle Jones & Kate Von Handorf
Linde Miles, PhD, Member, Division of Experimental Hematology & Cancer Biology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Assistant Professor, UC Department Of Pediatrics Title: “Interrogating Clonal Evolution in Acute Myeloid Leukemia”
Host: Dr. Yanbo FanModerators: Mary Berdard & Zhiyun Yu
Anusha Acharya, CCB PhD Student, Dr. Tanya Kalin's Lab Title: "Regulation of FOXF1 in endothelial cells"
Fuchun Yang, PhD, Post-Doc, Dr. Jun-Lin Guan's Lab Title: "In vivo CRISPR
screen identifying essential secondary driving genes in lymphangiosarcoma
Moderators: Julianna Korns & Lindsay Bischoff
Siyuan Zhang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Title: "Mapping tumor microenvironment dynamics through single-cell approaches"
Host: Dr. Chenran Wang Moderators: Megan Bischoff & Josh Bennet
Gina DeNicola, PhD, Interim Chair and Associate Member Moffitt Cancer Center, Department of Cancer PhysiologyTitle: "NRF and Cystenie Metabolism in Cancer"
Host: Dr. Pier Paolo ScaglioniModerators: Ian Mersich & Bibek Karki
Ian Mersich, CCB, PhD Student, Dr. Biplab Dasgupta's Lab Title: "Therapeutic targeting of dysregulated purine metabolism in DIPG"
Chunmiao(Lance) Cai PhD,
Post-Doc, Dr. Xiaoting Zhang's Lab Title: "Phase Separation of ARGLU1 in Transcription and UV-induced Nucleotide
Moderators: Grant Hagedorn & Taylor Lange
Camille Stevenson, CCB PhD Student, Dr. Chunying Du's Lab Title: “Exploring the role of BRUCE in NASH pathogenesis”
Banzhan Ruan PhD, Post-Doc, Dr. Jun-Lin Guan's Lab Title: “Regulation of RB1CC1/FIP200 stability and
autophagy function by CREBBP-mediated acetylation in an intrinsically
Moderators: Chiharu Ishikawa & Devyani Sharma
Russell Jones, PhD, Chair Department of Metabolism and Nutritional Programming Van Andel Institute Title: "How Metabolic fuels regulate T Cell Function"
Host: Drs. David Plas & WasylishenModerators: Julianna Korns & Xiaoqin Zhu
Dr. Yingxia Wang, Professor of Bioengineering, Shu Chien-Gene Lay Department of Bioengineering, Institute of Engineering in Medicine, University of California, San Diego Title: "Remote Control of Genetics and Cancer Immunotherapy by Ultrasound"
Host: Dr. Jiajie DiaoModerators: Mary Nguyen & Zhiqi Tian
Dr. Sean Morrison Title:
Host: Dr. Jun-Lin Guan Moderator: Tanner Wherley & Emma Uible
Bing Xu, PhD, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University Title: "In-situ anticancer nanomedicine"
Host: Dr. Jiajie Diao Moderators: Timothy Nixon & Roman Caceres
Johnny Donovan, CCB PhD Student, Dr. Tanya Kalin's Lab Title: “Novel Combination Therapy Reduces Tumor Burden in Rhabdomyosarcoma”
Karmela Ramos Gertz, PhD, Post-Doc,
Dr. Tom Cunningham's Lab Title: "TBD"
Moderators: Bianca Ruffolo & James Davis
Hao Jiang, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Virginia School of Medicine. Title: "Dysregulation of epigenetic condensates in human
Moderators: Austin MacMillan & Dina Secic
All Seminars will be held IN PERSON.Should the seminar be listed as a virtual event, please use the Zoom link below.
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