Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
9/11/2017 Jieran Li, Graduate Student University of Kentucky "Assessing the impact of surface modification on the uptake and toxicity of engineered nano-materials in plants and herbivores" Ying Liang, MD/Ph.D.
9/18/2017 Ai-Ming Yu, Ph.D. UC Davis School of Medicine "MicroRNA pharmacoepigenetics towards improved cancer therapy" Xianglin Shi, Ph.D.
9/25/2017 GQ Zhang, Ph.D. University of Kentucky “Informatics at UK” Ying Liang, MD/Ph.D.
10/2/2017 Jeffrey M. Peters, Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University "Examining the role of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-beta/delta (PPARb/d) in carcinogenesis" Xianglin Shi, Ph.D.
10/9/2017 Irfan Rahman, Ph.D. University of Rochester Medical Center "Tobacco smoke/Oxidative stress effect on mitochondrial dysfunction, and signaling through extracellular vesicles/exosomes" Xianglin Shi, Ph.D.
10/16/2017 Eva Goellner Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research San Diego "Mechanisms of DNA mismatch repair excision and the potential for polygenic interactions in microsatellite unstable cancers" Daret St. Clair, Ph.D.
10/23/2017 Marisa Kamelgarn, Ph.D. Candidate University of Kentucky "Mutant FUS Represses Protein Translation Through Activation of Nonsense Mediated Decay" Haining Zhu, Ph.D.
10/30/2017 T.C. He University of Chicago “Missing lncs between Stem Cell Differentiation and Tumorigenesis” Qiou Wei, Ph.D.
11/6/2017 Patti Erdely National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health “Understanding the toxicities associated with welding fume exposure” Chengfeng Yang, Ph.D.
11/13/2017 Wei Tong, Ph.D. Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania "Ubiquitin-dependent signaling in hematopoietic stem cells and myeloid malignancies" Ying Liang, MD/Ph.D.
11/20/2017 James Sledziona, Ph.D. Candidate University of Kentucky "Influence of the Par-4 Tumor-Suppressor Upon Adipogenesis and Obesity" Vivek Rangnekar, Ph.D.
11/27/2017 Anye Wamucho, Ph.D. Candidate University of Kentucky Examining genomic and epigenetic effects of silver nanomaterials in Caenorhabditis elegans after multigenerational exposure Olga Tsyusko, Ph.D.
12/4/2017 Jamie Bernard, Ph.D. Michigan State University "Finding the Mechanistic Link Between Belly Fat and Cancer: Implications for Toxicology and Chemoprevention” Andrew Lane, Ph.D.