2016 Seminar Series

icrSeminars (Jan. – Dec. 2016)

Director: Dr. J.K. Vishwanatha

Seminar Coordinator: Dr. Riyaz Basha

ICR Secretary: Jacklyn Crisp

University of North Texas Health Science Center

3500 Camp Bowie Blvd

Fort Worth, TX 76107

Time:  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

January 6: No Seminar at this time due to Holiday vacations.
February 3:

Speakers Name: Daniel Bowers, M.D.

Position and location: Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatrics, Hematology & Oncology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

(Confirmed by: Riyaz Basha)

Title of Seminar: “Childhood Brain Tumors: How Recent Genomic Advances are Transforming Future Therapies”

 Location: CBH-230

 March 2:

Speakers Name: Porunelloor Mathew, Ph.D.

Position and location:  Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Immunology, UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas

Confirmed by: Riyaz Basha)

Title of Seminar: “NK cell-mediated targeted immunotherapy for cancer”

Location: CBH-230

 April 6:

Speakers Name:  None- Group Discussion

Position and location:

(Confirmed by:  )

Title of Seminar:

Location: CBH-230

 May 4:

Speakers Name: Sarfraz Ahmad, Ph.D.

Position and location: Director of Clinical Research, Gynecologic Oncology, Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, Professor, UCR & FSU Colleges of Medicine, Orlando, FL

(Confirmed by: Dr. Riyaz Basha )

Title of Seminar: “Clinico-pathologic and Surgical Outcomes of Endometrial Cancer Patients Treated with Robotic Approach”

 Location: CBH-230

 June 1:

Speakers Name:  W. Paul Bowman, M.D.

Position and location: Chairman and Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

(Confirmed by: Dr. Riyaz Basha  )

Title of Seminar: “Progress in Treatment of Childhood Leukemia: a Clinician’s Historical Perspective”

Location: CBH-230

July 6: No Seminar at this time due to summer vacations.
July 13:

Speakers Name: Kaustubh Datta, Ph.D.

Position and location: Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Eppley Cancer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

(Confirmed by: Dr. Jamboor Vishwanatha)

Title of Seminar: “Neuropilin-2 Regulated Endocytic Trafficking in Cancer Pathobiology“

Location: CBH-230

 August 3: No Seminar at this time
 September 7:

Speakers Name:  Subhamoy Dasgupta, Ph.D.

Position and location: Instructor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

(Confirmed by: Dr. Jamboor Vishwanatha)

Title of Seminar: “Metabolic Control of Tumor Progression and Metastasis”

Location: CBH-230

October 5:

Speakers Name: Xin-Hai Pei, M.D., Ph.D.

Position and location: Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

(Confirmed by: Dr. Dong-Ming Su)

Title of Seminar: “Control of differentiation and cell cycle in lymphoma and breast cancer“

Location: CBH-230

November 3:

Speakers Name: Kaladhar B. Reddy, Ph.D.

Position and location: Professor, Department of Pathology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan

(Confirmed by: Dr. Porunelloor Mathew)

Title of Seminar: “Cancer Stem Cells: Its role in tumor progression and chemotherapy“

Location: CBH-230

December 7:

Speakers Name:  Xiaowei Dong, Ph.D.

Position and location: Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UNT System College of Pharmacy, UNT HSC, Fort Worth, TX

(Confirmed by: Dr. Riyaz Basha)

Title of Seminar: “Nanoparticles for resistant cancers“

 Location: CBH-230