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Dr. Paul Fisher (back, center) along with (left to right) Drs. Xiang-Yang (Shawn) Wang, Jolene Windle, Swadesh Das and Devanand Sarkar on the evening Dr. Fisher received the 2014 Virginia Scientist of the Year award at the Science Museum

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Recent Seminars

VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine
Recent speakers

Date

Speaker

Seminar title

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:05:58 EST

Speaker:

Rajan Gogna, MS, MBA, PhD
Visiting Faculty, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown
Fundacao Champalimaud
Lisbon, Portugal

Seminar title: Fitness Fingerprints of Human Cells Promote Competitive Growth in Cancer

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 16:02:19 EDT

Speaker:

Nicholas E. Johnson, MD, MSCI, FAAN
Associate Professor of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division Chief
Vice Chair of Research, Neurology, VCU

Seminar title: Pathogenesis and Progression in Myotonic Dystrophy

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:58:07 EDT

Speaker:

Stephen R. Williams, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Computational Biology
10X Genomics, Inc.

Seminar title: Mutation Detection in Thousands of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells Using Single Cell RNA-Sequencing

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:56:50 EST

Speaker:

Suyun Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Human and Molecular Genetics, VCU

Seminar title: Epigenetic Regulation of Cancer Stem Cell, Tumorigenesis and Metastasis

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 15:50:06 EDT

Speaker:

Kenneth Tew, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Chairman, Dept. of Cell & Molecular Pharmacology
John C. West Chair in Cancer Research
Medical University of South Carolina

Seminar title: Redox Biology in Hematopoiesis & Drug Development

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:46:52 EDT

Speaker:

Timothy York, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Human and Molecular Genetics, VCU

Roxann Roberson-Nay, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, VCU

 

Seminar title: A Co-Twin Control Genome-Wide DNA Methylation Study of Early-Onset Major Depression

Previous Seminars

VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine
Previous speakers

Date

Speaker

Seminar title

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 15:44:03 EDT

Speaker:

Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Human and Molecular Genetics, VCU

Seminar title: ER Localization Confers Oncogenic Functions to AEG-1

Wed, 23 May 2018 15:36:46 EDT

Speaker:

James Lister, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Human and Molecular Genetics, VCU

Seminar title: Color, Grayscale, or Black and White: Zebrafish Mitf in Development and Melanoma

Tue, 22 May 2018 15:39:12 EDT

Speaker:

Suyun Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery-Research, Division of Surgery
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Seminar title: Cancer Stem Cells and Metastases-Molecular Signaling and Therapeutic Targeting

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:57:00 EDT

Speaker:

Keping Xie, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Seminar title: Transcription Factors in Pancreatic Cancer Initiation and Progression

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:57:59 EDT

Speaker:

Professor, Dept. of Human and Molecular Genetics, VCU

Seminar title: Re-Shaping the Tumor Immune Microenvironment to Unleash the Power of Immunotherapy

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:28:00 EDT

Speaker:

Xiang-Yang (Shawn) Wang, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Human and Molecular Genetics, VCU

Seminar title: Re-Shaping the Tumor Immune Microenvironment to Unleash the Power of Immunotherapy

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 16:22:00 EDT

Speaker:

Tomasz Kordula, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, VCU

Seminar title: Malfunction of Adaptive Neuroinflammatory Responses in Glioblastoma Multiforme

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:55:00 EST

Speaker:

Joseph  W. Landry, Ph.D.
Assistant Profesor
Dept. of Human and Molecular Genetics, VCU

Seminar title: The Chromatin Remodeling Complex NURF Localizes to Gene Bodies and Regulates mRNA Processing

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:55:00 EST

Speaker:

Jakub Godlewski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Seminar title: Non-Coding RNA and Cancer: Many Actors in Search of a Plot

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 16:49:00 EST

Speaker:

Luni Emdad, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Human and Molecular Genetics, VCU

Seminar title: Novel Strategy for the Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:48:00 EST

Speaker:

Ratna Ray, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Pathology
Saint Louis University

Seminar title: Hepatitis C Virus Mediated Liver Pathogenesis

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:44:00 EST

Speaker:

Qin Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Cell Biology Division
Dept. of Radiation Oncology
Washington University School of Medicine

Seminar title: Somatic Cell and Cancer Cell Reprogramming

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:58:00 EST

Speaker:

Victor X. Jin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular Medicine
Dept. of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Seminar title: Omics Approaches to Dissect the Cross-Talk Among Transcription, Chromatin Structure and Splicing

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:46:00 EDT

Speaker:

Santhosh Girirajan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemsitry
and Molecular Biology, Dept. of Anthropology
The Pennsylvania State University

Seminar title: Defining the Genetic Threshold for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:42:00 EDT

Speaker:

Masoud H. Manjili, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Dept. of
Microbiology and Immunology
VCU Massey Cancer Center

Seminar title: Paradigm Shifts in Cancer Immunotherapy: Targeting Tumor Dormancy

Thu, 04 May 2017 16:34:00 EDT

Speaker:

Aaron Wolen, Ph.D., Co-founder, Data Science Lab, VCU Office of Research, Bioinformatics Specialist, Center for Clinical & Translational Research, Virginia Commonwealth University

Seminar title: Patient-Derived Colorectal Cancer Xenografts Maintain Patient Gene Expression Patterns: A Re-Analysis

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:00:00 EST

Speaker:

Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., Investigator
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor
of the Laboratory of Mammalian
Cell Biology and Development
The Rockefeller University
New York, NY

Seminar title: Stem Cells in Silence, Action and Cancer

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:30:00 EST

Speaker:

Michael Brown, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Seminar title: NK cell responsiveness and self-tolerance after transplantation: A Matter of Education?

  

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