Distinguished Scientist 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

2017-18 Distinguished Scientist Seminar Schedule

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

3:30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

​Genetic Analysis of Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer: From Gene Discovery to Precision Medicine and Public Health

Hosted by Elena Martinez, PhD, SDSU/UCSD Cancer Center Comprehensive Partnership, and Population Sciences Division

Mary-Claire King, PhD
University of Washington

Biography

 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

3:30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

​Specialization: Breast Cancer, former AACR president

Hosted by Emily Wang, PhD

Carlos Arteaga, MD Vanderbilt University

Biography

 

Tuesday, February 7, 2018

3:30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

​Specialization: HPV Vaccines; 2017 Lasker Awardee; former NCI Director

Hosted by Silvio Gutkind, PhD

Douglas Lowy, PhD National Cancer Institute

Biography

 

Thursday, February 15, 2018

3:30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

​Specialization: Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Dickson Prize winner

Hosted by Don Cleveland, PhD

Elaine Fuchs, PhD Rockefeller University

Biography

 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

3:30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

​Specialization: TGF-b proteins; cancer metastasis; NAS member 

Hosted by Silvio Gutkind, PhD

Joan Massague, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering

Biography

 

Wednesday, TBD

3:30 - 4 pm: Meet & Greet

4 - 5 pm: Seminar 

​TBD

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