Seminars 77:207 and 77:208 in Free Radical and Radiation Biology Schedule

Spring 2008

Contact: Tel 319-335-8018

May 8, 2008
Presenter: Adam Case
Title: “Implications for the use of the anti-diabetic drug metformin in cancer prevention and therapy”

January 24, 2008
Presenter: Dr. Garry Buettner
Title: “Iron in Syringes, Antioxidants in Plasticware: How to ruin your free radical experiments"

January 31, 2008
Presenter:  Dr. Michael Schultz, Cardiology
Title: “Gallium-68 radiolabeling of RNA aptamers selected against prostate specific membrane antigen for imaging of prostate cancer by positron emission tomography”

February 7, 2008
Presenter:   canceled

February 14, 2008
Presenter:  Nukhet Aykin-Burns
Title:  “Did we find the culprit in cancer and aging?  Mitochondria”

February 21, 2008
Presenter:  Dr. Francis Miller, Associate Professor
Internal Medicine and FRBM
Title:  “Superoxide in Endosomes: NADPH Oxidase Signaling in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells”

February 28, 2008
Presenter:  Dr. David Lubaroff
Title:  “Immunotherapy of Prostate Cancer”

March 6, 2008
Presenter:  Janice (Ya-Chen) Wang
Title: “Role of autophagy in caspase independent cell death: FL5.12 cells deprived of IL3 with caspase inhibition induces Autophagic cell death?”

March 13, 2008
Presenter:  Michael Henry
Title:  “Transendothelial migration of prostate cancer cells”

March 20, 2008
Presenter: Spring Break
Title:  No seminar

March 27, 2008
Presenter:  Paloma H Giangrande (
Title:  “Novel RNA Therapies for Eliminating PSMA-Positive Prostate Cancers”

April 3, 2008
Presenter:  Leena Chaudhuri
Title: “PCB induced downregulation of MnSOD expression delays quiescent cells entry into the proliferative cycle”

April 10, 2008
Presenter:  Netanya Y. Spencer
Title:  “Superoxide Produced by the Nucleus”

April 17, 2008
Presenter:  odie Haak
Title:  “Aging augments mitochondrial susceptibility to environmental stress”

April 24, 2008
Presenter: Peter Scarbrough
Title:  “2-Deoxy-D-glucose Enhances 17-(Allylamino)-17-demethoxy-geldanamycin MDA-MB231 Breast Cancer Cell Killing via an Oxidative Stress Mechanism”

May 1, 2008
Presenter:  Oksana Zagorodna
Title:  “Distinct 2DG sensitivity and p53 function in Bax/Bcl-2 derived thymic lymphomas”