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

2016 Seminars:
Unless noted, all seminars will be held in the Wallace Tumor Institute Conference Room 101.

January 6, 2016
Monica Baskin, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medicine-Preventive Medicine, UAB Nutrition and Obesity Center and UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cancer Prevention in the Rural Deep South: The Road Less Traveled
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

February 3, 2016
Susan E. Nozell, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Role of MicroRNA-31 in Astrocytogenesis and GBM Formation
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

March 2, 2016
Simon Powell, Chair of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Understanding the Complexity of the BRCA1-BRCA2 Pathway of Genome Protection
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

April 6, 2016
G. Yancey Gillespie, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Patient-Derived GBM Xenolines in Mouse Avatars: A Kinomic Strategy for Brain Tumor Therapy
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

April 21, 2016
Jeremy Chien, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Applied Genomics and Cancer Therapeutics: Strategies for Cracking the Code of Ovarian Cancer
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

May 4, 2016
Herbert Chen, M.D., FACS, Chair, Department of Surgery, UAB School of Medicine
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

May 12, 2016
Elizabeth Swisher, M.D., Professor, Department of OB/GYN; Director, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention Program; University of Washington School of Medicine
DNA Repair Deficiency and Therapeutic Opportunities in Ovarian Cancer
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

June 1, 2016
Steven K. Libutti, M.D., Professor, Departments of Surgery and Genetics; Vice Chair, Department of Surgery; Associate Director for Clinical Services; Albert Einstein Cancer Center
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


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