The Cancer Biology Seminar Series
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 at the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies. Should the seminar be listed as a virtual event, please use the Zoom link below.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://ucincinnati.zoom.us/j/92246219275?pwd=dTlaNllyUFRhZS9wMlNyRFd5anFyZz09
Meeting ID: 922 4621 9275
For more information, please contact Pilar Ramos-Richey at CCBProgramManager@uc.edu.
Ayusman Dash, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Tom Cunningham's Lab Title: "A cis-regulatory element that promotes expression of PRPS1 controls cellular replicative potential and mitochondrial respiration"
Chinta Aryal, Post-Doc, Dr. Jiajie Diao's Lab Title: "Lipid species dependent of synaptic mimic vescicles clustering mediated by alpha-Synuclein protein" Moderator: Stan DeVore
Chanel Alford, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Tom Cunningham's Lab Title: "Targeting Deregulated Nucleotide Metabolism in MYC over expressing Malignancies"
Clayton Lewis, PhD, Post-Doc, Dr. Vladimir Bogdanov's Lab Title: "Contribution of non-parenchymal cell derived tissue factor variants to the development of chronic liver disease" Moderator: Brian Hunt
Bidisha Pal, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Susa Wells' Lab Title: "Loss of the Fanconi anemia (FA) pathway promotes adhesion defects and increased susceptibility to HPV infection"
Raju Manupati, Post-Doc, Dr. Jun-Lin Guan's Lab Title: "Autophagy regulated genes promotes breast cancer metastasis" Moderator: Chiharu Ishikawa
Anusha Acharya, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Tatiana Kalin's Lab Title: "Regulation of Foxf1 in lung endothelial cells"
Sydney Fobare, BA, Visiting Scholar, Drs. John Byrd & Erin Hertlein's Lab Title: "Protein tryosine phosphatase non-receptor type 11 (PTPN11) mutations in acute myeloid leukemia" Moderator: James Bartram
Megan Bischoff, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Maria Czyzyk-Krzeska's Lab Title: "Regulation of carbon metabolism by selective MAP1LC3C autophagy"
Lu Ren, Post-Doc, Dr. Yanbo Fan's Lab Title: "Ccdc92 regulates diet-induced obesity and insulin resistance in mice" Moderator: Natalia Nagy
|Ziyuan Guo, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati Title: "Developing next-generation human nervous system to study human neurodevelopment and brain disorders by using stem cell technologies." Host: Chenran Wang Moderator: Bibek Raj Karki|
|Xuefeng Wang, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University Title: "Imaging cell adhesive force at nanoscale with single molecule sensitivity" Host: Chenran Wang Moderators: Dina Secic & Xiaoqin Zhu|
|Wei Min, PhD Professor, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University Title: "Chemical imaging for biomedicine: the next frontier of light microscopy." Host: Jiajie Diao Moderators: Grant Hagedorn & Timothy Nixon|
|Eileen White, PhD Deputy Director, Chief Scientific Officer, Associate Director of Basic Research, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Associate Director, Ludwig Princeton Branch, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Princeton University Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Microbiology Title:"Role of Autophagy in Cancer" Host: Jun-Lin Guan Moderators: Chen Wang & Tanner Wherley|
Grant Hagedorn, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Krushna Patra's Lab Title: "GNAS mutant growth dependency on CRTC in Pancreatic Cancer"
Ola Elgamal, PhD, Research Scientist, Drs. John Byrd & Erin Hertlein's Lab Title: "The preclinical development of a novel acute myeloid leukemia differentiation therapy" Moderators: Ayusman Dash & Zhiqi Tian
|April 7th||Yuhang Zhang, PhD Associate Professor, James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati Title: "Reprogramming of the stromal microenvironment in melanoma progression and therapeutic escape" Host: Yanbo Fan Moderators: Kyle Ferchen & Ian Mersich|
|April 14th||Nikki Cheng, PhD Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Associate Professor, Cancer Biology Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Fennik Life Sciences The University of Kansas Medical Center Title: "Progression and metabolis, of early stage breast cancer through chemokine dependent mechanisms." Host: Yanbo Fan Moderators: Anusha Acharya & Mary Nguyen|
James Bartram, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Marie-Dominique Filippi's Lab Title:"Divisional memory drives hematopoetic stem cell functional diversity"
Syn Yeo, PhD, Instructor, Department of Cancer Biology, Dr. Jun-Lin Guan's Lab Title: "A TBK1-Interferon alarm system that responds to halted selective autophagy." Moderators: Angelle Jones & Mary Bedard
Xuejun Jiang, PhD Professor and Interim Chair, Cell Biology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research Adjunct Professor, Cornell University Weill Medical College Title:"Ferroptosis, Mechanisms and Role in Disease" Host: Pier Paolo Scaglioni Moderators: Joshua Bennett & Megan Bischoff
Kyle Ferchen, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Lee Grimes' Lab Title: "Integrative bioinformatics and experimental workflow for multimodal analysis and validation of discrete cell populations"
Wa Du, PhD, Research Assistant, Dr. Yanbo Fan's Lab Title: "Endothelial cell metabolism in tumor microenvironment" Moderators: Devyani Sharma & Zhiyun Yu
Austin MacMillan, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Tom Cunningham's Lab Title: "Deciphering the mechanistic basis of PRPS2 loss of function's protection against MYC-driven lymphoma through metabolic changes"
Xin Tang, Post-Doc, Dr. Chenran Wang's Lab Title: "Functions of different autophagy genes in disease-associated microglia (DAM) to regulate postnatal neural stem cells maintenance" Moderators: Makenzie Fourman & Phillip Witcher
William J. Larsen Distinguished Lecture Series Yang Shi Professor of Epigenetics, Ludwig Cancer Research, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Title: "Epigenetic regulation in immuno-oncology" Host: Jun-Lin Guan Moderators: Bidisha Pal & Levi Fox
Johnny Donovan, CCB Graduate Student, Dr. Tatiana Kalin's Lab Title: "Novel Combination Therapy Reduces Tumor Burden in Rhabomyosarcoma"
Lei Wang, Post-Doc, Dr. Jiajie Diao's Lab Title: "A Constant Conversion Rate of Endolysosomes Revealed by a Ratiometric Fluorescent Probe" Moderators: Julianna Korns & Charlie Nims
- Vontz Center Cancer Seminar Series Spring 2022 (Jan 23 - Mar 24)
- Vontz Center Cancer Seminar Series Spring 2022 (Mar 31 - May 26)
- Vontz Center Cancer Seminar Schedule Fall 2021 (Sept 9 - Dec 16)
- Vontz Center Cancer Seminar Schedule Spring 2021 (Jan. 14-Mar. 18)
- Vontz Center Cancer Seminar Schedule Spring 2021 (Mar. 25-May 27)
- Vontz Center Cancer Seminar Schedule Fall 2020
- Vontz Center Cancer Seminar Schedule Fall 2019-Spring 2020
- Seminar Schedule Fall 2017-Spring 2018
- Seminar Schedule Fall 2016-Spring 2017
- Seminar Schedule Fall 2015-Spring 2016
- Seminar Schedule Spring 2015