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CCR Grand Rounds 2017 - 2018


January 2018

Jan. 19th
Didier Stainier, Ph.D.
Director / Principal Investigator
Dept. of Developmental Genetics
Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
Genetic Compensation and Transcriptional Adaptation

Jan. 26th
Louis M. Weiner, M.D.

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chair, Department of Oncology
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Identifying and Overcoming Mechanisms of Resistance to Immune Attack

February 2018

Feb. 2nd

Matthew J. Ellis, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Proteogenomics of Breast Cancer  

Feb. 9th
John T. Schiller, Ph.D.
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Deputy Chief
Laboratory of Cellular Oncology
Center for Cancer Research, NCI
HPV VLPs: Nature’s Nanoparticles for Prevention and Treatment of Cancer

Feb. 23rd
Chuan He, Ph.D.

John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor
Department of Chemistry
The University of Chicago
RNA Methylation in Gene Expression Regulation

March 2018

Mar. 9th
Terri S. Armstrong, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Neuro-Oncology Branch
Center for Cancer Research, NCI
The Science of Patient-Centered Research: Enhancing Our Understanding of the Impact of Cancer and Its Treatment

Mar. 16th
Ramaprasad Srinivasan, M.D., Ph.D.

Urologic Oncology Branch
Center for Cancer Research, NCI
Pathway Directed Treatment Strategies in Kidney Cancer

April 2018 

Apr. 6th
Richard White, M.D., Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

Apr. 13th
Peter L. Choyke, M.D., F.A.C.R.
Senior Investigator
Program Director
Molecular Imaging Program
Center for Cancer Research, NCI 

Apr. 20th
Shiv Grewal, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Center for Cancer Research, NCI 

Apr. 27th
Mina J. Bissell, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist
Division of Biological Systems and Engineering
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 

May 2018 

May 11th
Stuart H. Yuspa, M.D.
Co-Chief, Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics
Center for Cancer Research, NCI


June 2018 


June 8th


June 15th
Regina Barzilay, Ph.D.
Delta Electronics professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Member, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 July 2018 


July 27th
AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award LectureCo-Chief, Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics



Archived Lectures
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Last updated by Hooper, Laura (NIH/NCI) [E] on Feb 15, 2018