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Noon Scientific Lecture Series

Noon Scientific Lectures are held monthly (third Friday of the month) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Faculty Club on the UC San Diego campus (directions and map) and are targeted for the Moores Cancer Center members from Solid Tumor Therapeutics (STTP) and Cancer Biology programs to create opportunities for translational research projects and to enhance collaboration among the members.

Lecture Series Hosts

David Cheresh, PhD
Co-Leader, Solid Tumor Therapeutics Program (STTP)
Distinguished Professor, Department of Pathology

Kun-Liang Guan, PhD
Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
Professor, Department of Pharmacology

Dong-Er Zhang, PhD
Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
Professor, Departments of Biological Sciences and Pathology

Lecture Series Coordinator

Zoya Vigalok

2014 Dates and Topics

Date Speaker Title
Jan. 24, 2014 Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology-Oncology
Leukemia Stem Cell Targeting
Feb. 21, 2014 Don Cleveland, PhD
Professor & Chair
Dept of Cellular & Molecular Medicine
Guarding the Genome: Centromeres, Chromosome Shattering, and Aneuploidy
March 21, 2014 Ekihiro Seki, MD, PhD
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Dept of Medicine
TAK1 and TGF-b in NASH and HCC
April 18, 2014 Michael Karin, PhD
Dept of Pharmacology
New Links between Inflammation and Cancer
May 16, 2014 Pradipta Ghosh, MD
Associate Professor
Dept of Medicine
Turning Ripples of Signals into Tsunamis
June 20, 2014 Clark Chen, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Neurosurgery