The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts a monthly seminar series that is open to all faculty and staff. For more information, contact Susan Ruppert at 975-0359 or

2015 Seminars:
Unless noted, all seminars will be held in the Wallace Tumor Institute Conference Room 101.

January 13, 2015
Ted Kaptchuk, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Program of Placebo Studies &Therapeutic Encounter, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Placebo Effects: How is Medicine More Than Drugs and Surgery?
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

January 23, 2015
Ritu Aneja, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biology; Director of Graduate Studies in Biology; Georgia State University, Atlanta
How to be Good at Being Bad: Centrosome Amplification, Clustering, and Mitotic Propensity are the Dark Art Weaponry of Cancer Cells
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

February 4, 2015
Kasturi Mitra, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Division of Research; Associate Scientist, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Cell Biology Program
Mitochondrial Fission Protein DRP1 as an Emerging Tumor Suppressor
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

February 9, 2015
Go van Dam, M.D., Ph.D., Principal Investigator at Optical Imaging Research Group Groningen (OIRGG); Professor Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen; Groningen, The Netherlands
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

May 15, 2015
Ichiro Nakano, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director, Neural Cancer Stem Cell Program, Department of Neurological Surgery, James Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, OH
Brain Cancer Stem Cell-Directed Therapeutic Development
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


Previous Seminars

Leave a Reply