Seminar FRRB:6000/77:207

in Free Radical and Radiation Biology Schedule

Spring 2016

Room Location: Watzke Aud 3 BSB

January 21, 2016, 12 pm W256 GH
Please note change in time and room location, in lieu of our seminar we will attend the Breast Cancer Seminar.
Presenter: Ann Richmond, PhD, Ingram Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Cancer Biology, Associate Director of Education, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN
Title: “Targeted Therapy Modulation of T Cell Recruitment to Tumor”

January 28, 2016
Presenter: Prabhat C. Goswami, PhD
Title: “Natural Products in Health and Disease”

February 4, 2016
Presenter: David J. Gordon, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Hematology/Oncology
Title: “Inhibition of Ribonucleotide Reductase M2 as Nocel Therapeutic Approach in Ewing Sarcoma Tumors”

February 11, 2016, Cancer Biology Journal Club at 11:30am in B180 ML
Presenter: Shane Solst
Paper: Sellers K, Fox MP, Bousamra M 2nd, Slone SP, Higashi RM, Miller DM, Wang Y, Yan J, Yuneva MO, Deshpande R, Lane AN, Fan TW. Pyruvate carboxylase is critical for non-small-cell lung cancer proliferation. J Clin Invest. 2015 Feb;125(2):687-98. PMID: 25607840; PMCID: PMC4319441. doi: 10.1172/JCI72873.

February 18, 2016, Cancer Biology Journal Club at 11:30am in B180 ML
Presenter: Joshua Schoenfeld
Paper: Piskounova E, Agathocleous M, Murphy MM, Hu Z, Huddlestun SE, Zhao Z, Leitch AM, Johnson TM, DeBerardinis RJ, Morrison SJ. Oxidative stress inhibits distant metastasis by human melanoma cells. Nature. 2015 Nov 12;527(7577):186-91. PMID: 26466563; PMCID: PMC4644103. doi: 10.1038/nature15726.

February 25, 2016
Presenter: Cameron Cushing
Title: “Beyond the First Dimension: Potential Utility of Multi-dimensional MR Spectroscopy in Redox and Cancer Biology”

Thursday, March 3
Presenter: Justin Wilkes
Title: “Pharmacological Ascorbate-Induced Cytotoxicity and HIF-1α Suppression”

March 10, 2016
Presenter: Shane Solst
Title: “Targeting the Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier in Combination with Hydroperoxide Metabolism for Selectively Sensitizing Cancer vs Normal Cells”

March 17, 2016 -- SPRING BREAK, No seminar

March 24, 2016,
Presenter: Kimberly Morales
Title: “Targeted genomic deletion of SOD2 by CRISPR/Cas9 in human cells: a model of MnSOD deficiency”

March 31, 2016
Presenter: John Lafin
Title: “Antioxidant Capacity and Inflammation During Aging”

April 7, 2016
Presenter: Edwin F. Vázquez-Rosa
Title: “A Novel Approach to Protection from Cognitive Deficit after Brain Irradiation”

April 14, 2016, Please note change in time for seminar, 4pm in Watzke Aud 3 BSB
Presenter: Daohong Zhou, MD, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Deputy Director, Div. of Radiation Health Winthrop P. Rockefeller Endowed Chair for Leukemia Research
Title: “Cellular Senescence, Aging and Cancer”

April 21, 2016
Presenter: Paige Kluz
Title: “CD177 in Breast-Cancer ”

April 28, 2016
Presenter: Adrienne Klinger
Title: “Extracellular Redox Tone and Ascorbate-Based Cancer Therapy”

May 5, 2016
Presenter: Madelyn Espinosa-Cotton
Title: “Targeting Interleukin-1 to Increase Cetuximab Efficacy in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma”