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Distinguished Scientist Moores Cancer Center Director's Seminar Series

Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series lectures are held monthly from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Goldberg Auditorium at Moores Cancer Center (directions and map). A reception precedes each lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the auditorium foyer.

Lecture Series Faculty Organizer

J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD
Associate Director, Basic Science
Professor, Department of Pharmacology

2019 Distinguished Scientist Moores Cancer Center Director's Seminar Schedule

Thursday, February 27, 2020

1 - 2 pm: Meet & Greet

2 - 3 pm: Seminar

"Epigenetic Mechanisms of Malignant Progression"

Hosted by Jiang Yang, PhD and J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD 

Robert A. Weinberg, PhD


Ludwig Center for Biomedical Research Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA


Tuesday, February 4, 2020

11.30 - 12 pm: Meet & Greet

12 - 1 pm: Seminar 

"Mutant and wild type RAS proteins in human diseases"


Hosted by J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD and Dwayne Stupack, PhD

Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS, DSc (Hons)

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF



Thursday, December 5, 2019

3.30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

"Harnessing genetic interactions to advance whole exome precision oncology"

Hosted by J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD 

Eytan Ruppin, MD, PhD

Cancer Data Science Lab, NCI, NIH


Thursday, November 21, 2019

3.30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

"Subclonal Evolution in Breast Cancer Tumors Treated with CDK4/6 Inhibitors"

Hosted by J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD and Jill P. Mesirov, PhD

Andrea H. Bild, PhD

City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Institute


Friday, October 18, 2019

12:30 - 1 pm: Meet & Greet

1 - 2 pm: Seminar 

"One-stop drug development at Kyoto University"

Hosted by J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD and Tomoko Hayashi, MD, PhD

Masatoshi Hagiwara, MD, PhD

Kyoto University, Japan


Wednesday, October 2, 2019

3.30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

"Failures in Phase III: Where and What Are We Doing Wrong" 


Hosted by J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD and Shreya Kanodia, PhD

Steven Piantadosi, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Biography

 

Monday, September 23,  2019

3.30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

"Epidemiology, pathogenesis and prevention of HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancers"

Hosted by Scott Lippman, MD, and J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD 

Anil Chaturvedi, PhD
NCI/NIH

Biography


Monday, August 5,  2019 


12 pm: Seminar 

"BAP1 cancer syndrome - mesothelioma-melanoma, etc.- how we discovered it, where it originated, GxE, mechanisms and clinical implications.”

Hosted by Scott Lippman, MD, Shreya Kanodia, PhD and J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD

Michele Carbone, MD, PhD 
University of Hawaii Cancer Center

Biography


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

3:30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

Hosted by  Andrew Lowy, MD and J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD 

Anirban Maitra, MBBS
MD Anderson

Biography


Tuesday, April 16, 2019

3:30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

Hosted by Andrew Lowy, MD and J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD 

Jonathan Kurie, MD
MD Anderson

Biography


Wednesday, April 10, 2019

3:30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

Hosted by Jill Mesirov, PhD and J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD

William Hahn, MD, PhD

Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

Biography