UF Health Cancer Center Research Day 2018
Who: UF Health Cancer Center
When: Tuesday, Oct. 30 | 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Where: UF George T. Harrell, M.D., Medical Education Building (map).
Description: The UF Health Cancer Center invites you to UFHCC Research Day 2018. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. The Keynote Speaker is Ethan Dmitrovsky, M.D., American Cancer Society Professor Laboratory Director of the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research and President of Leidos Biomedical Research.
He previously served as provost and executive vice president as well as the Olga Keith and Harry Carothers Weiss Distinguished University Chair and American Cancer Society Professor at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Before joining MD Anderson, he chaired the Pharmacology and Toxicology Department and was Interim Dean at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He also served as chair of the Board of Scientific Counselors for Clinical Sciences and Epidemiology for the National Cancer Institute.
Dates: The abstract submission deadline for UFHCC Research Day 2018 is Monday, Oct.1.
Learn more: HERE
UFHCC Topics in Cancer Seminar Series
Location: Cancer and Genetics Research Complex
Room Number 451 (Internal) or 101 (External)
Time: 9 a.m.
Yi Qiu, Ph.D. (Internal)
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
College of Medicine, University of Florida
Lecture Title: “Epigenetic Regulation of Hematopoiesis”
Blanka Sharma, Ph.D. (Internal)
Assistant Professor; J. Crayton Pruitt Family
Department of Biomedical Engineering,
University of Florida
Lecture Title: “Harnessing the Natural Killers of Cancer – A Biomaterials Approach”
Zhongwu Guo, Ph.D. (Internal)
Steven M. Scott and Rebecca J. Scott Chair
Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry
Department of Chemistry, University of Florida
Lecture Title: “Carbohydrate-based therapeutic cancer vaccines”
Gordon Willis, Ph.D. (External)
Cognitive Psychologist & Program Director
Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, National Cancer Institute
Lecture Title: “Questionnaire Evaluation in the Modern World of Cancer Prevention and Control Surveys”
UFHCC Grand Rounds
Room Number: C1-4
Time: 12 p.m.
Assistant Professor; Division of Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Florida, College of Medicine
Lecture Title: “Sex After Cancer”
Professor of Surgery,
Director; PEAK Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory
Co-Director, University of Rochester Cancer Center NCI Community Oncology Program
Co-Director, Wilmot Cancer Institute Cancer Control and Survivorship Research Program
University of Rochester Medical Center, Wilmot Cancer Institute
Lecture Title: “TBD”
Courtenay C. Lucy Patten Davis Endowed Chair in Lung Cancer Research
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Deputy Director; University of Colorado Cancer Center
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Lecture Title: “Tissue Ecology and the Evolution of Cancer”
Gebroe Family Professor of Hematology/Oncology
Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology
Weill Cornell Medical College
Lecture Title: “Precision epigenetic-immunotherapy therapy for B-cell lymphomas”