Cancer Biology Program

Cancer Biology Postdoctoral Symposium

Friday, May 17, 2013

SIM1 (Stem Cell Research Building), Room G1002


Cost: None.

Audience: Cancer-related postdoctoral researchers. Graduate students, faculty, and others are also invited to attend.


11:30-11:40   Registration, Check-In, & Lunch
11:40-11:50   Welcome & Introduction
    Amato Giaccia, Ph.D., Director, Cancer Biology & Radiation Sciences Programs
11:50-12:25   Jorge Torres, Ph.D., postdoctoral alumnus, Peter Jackson Lab (Cancer Biology Program)
     Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA
12:30- 1:00   Reversing the Oncogenic Roles of Misdirected Chromatin Remodeling
    Cigall Kadoch, Ph.D., Crabtree Lab
1:00 - 1:30   Dec1 Suppresses Mitochondrial Function in Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma Through Repression of PGC-1alpha
    Edward Lagory, Ph.D., Giaccia Lab
1:30 - 1:45   Coffee & Mingle Break
1:45 - 2:15   AXL is a Therapeutic Target for Metastatic Ovarian Cancer
    Katherine Fuh, M.D., Giaccia Lab
2:15 - 2:45   Radiation Effects on Tumor Cell Migration
    Marjan Rafat, Ph.D., Graves Lab
2:45 - 3:15   Epigenetic Roles of MLL Oncoproteins are Dependent on NF-kappaB
    Hsu-Ping Kuo, Ph.D., Cleary Lab
3:15 - 3:20   Stretch Break
3:20 - 3:50  

The Prognostic Landscape of Genes and Infiltrating Immune Cells in Human Cancers
    Aaron Newman, Ph.D., Weissman & Alizadeh Labs

3:50 - 4:10   Upconversion Luminescence Targeted Imaging of Tumor Xenografts in Vivo
    Majid Badiei, Ph.D., Xing Lab
4:10 - 4:45   Reception & Networking, SIM1 Atrium


Amato Giaccia, Symposium Lead

Grace Kolar, Program Administrator
tel: 650-723-6198
fax: 650-736-0607
email » [gracebk]


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