The University of Iowa

Fall 1996

11:30-12:30, Mondays

Room B180, Med Labs
Contact: Tel 319-335-8025

August 26, 1996
Organizational Meeting

September 09, 1996
Presenter: Mike Robbins
Paper: "Transforming growth factor b 1 stimulates contrasting responses in metastatic versus primary mouse prostate cancer-derived cell lines in vitro" by Sehgal I et al., Cancer Res. 56:3359-3365 (1996).

September 16, 1996
Presenter: Joe Cotton
Paper: "Characterization of a cancer cachectic factor" by Todorov P et al., Nature 379:739-742 (1996).

September 23 1996
Presenter: Yuanhui Huang
Paper: "Cdc25 cell-cycle phosphatase as a target of c-myc" by Galaktionov K et al., Nature 382:511-517 (1996).

September 30, 1996
Presenter: Hannah Zhang
Paper: "Overexpression of phospholipid hydroperoxide glutathione peroxidase suppressed cell death due to oxidative damage in rat basophile leukemia cells (RBL-2H3)" by Imai H et al., Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 222:432-438 (1996).

October 07, 1996
Presenter: Ernie Lam
Paper: "Adenovirus-mediated gene therapy for head and neck squamous cell carcinomas" by Goebel EA et al., Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 105:562-567 (1996).

October 14, 1996
Presenter: Chris Adams
Paper: "The tumor suppressor gene Brca1 is required for embryonic cellular proliferation in the mouse," by Hakem R et al., Cell 85:1009-1023 (1996)

October 21, 1996
Presenter: Rick Domann
Paper: "BTK as a mediator of radiation-induced apoptosis in DT-40 lymphoma B cells" by Uckun FM et al., Science 273:1096-1100 (23 August 1996)

October 28, 1996
Presenter: Weiling Zhao
Paper: "Acid sphingomyelinase-deficient human lymphoblasts and mice are defective in radiation-induced apoptosis" by Santana P et al., Cell 86:189-199 (1996).

November 04, 1996
Presenter: Nick Khoo
Paper: "Hypoxia-mediated selection of cells with diminished apoptotic potential in solid tumours" by Graeber TG et al., Nature 379:88-91 (1996).

November 11, 1996
Presenter: Garry Buettner
Paper: "Tumor oxygenation changes post-photodynamic therapy" by Chen Q et al., Photochem. Photobiol., 63:128-131 (1996) and "Oxygen consumption and diffusion effects in photodynamic therapy" by Foster TH et al., Radiat. Res. 126:296-303 (1991).

November 18, 1996
Presenter: Sonia Ftacnikova,
Paper: "In vitro determination of toxicity, binding, retention, subcellular distribution and biological efficacy of the boron neutron capture agent DAC-1" by Tilly N et al., Radiother. Oncol. 38:41-50 (1996).

November 25, 1996
Presenter: Sean Coleman
Paper: "The Saccharomyces cerevisiae zinc finger proteins Msn2p and Msn4p are required for transcriptional induction through the stress-response element (STRE)" by Martinez-Pastor MT et al., from The EMBO J. 15:2227-2235 (1996)

December 02, 1996
Presenter: Bill Osborne
Paper: "Effects of IL-11 on the growth of intestinal epithelial cells in vitro" by Booth C and Potten CS, Cell Proliferation 28:581-594 (1995).