Previous CCSB Seminar Series

2010 – 2011

Date Speaker, Talk title
12 Jul 2011
Eduardo D. Sontag, Ph.D.
Department of Mathematics, Rutgers
Some theoretical issues in systems biology
Host: Edward Rietman
17 May 2011
Leonora Balaj, doctoral candidate
Massachusetts General Hospital
Genetic Elements in Tumor Microvesicles
Host: Nava Almog
19 Apr 2011
Kathryn Huber, M.D., Ph.D.
Tufts Medical Center
Breast Cancer Initiating Cell Radioresistance: What are the FACS?
Host: Tyson McDonald
12 Apr 2011
Joao Xavier, Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Conflict and cooperation in cell populations
Host: Heiko Enderling
29 Mar 2011
Edward Rietman, Ph.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
What works and what doesn't work on large and small system models
Host: Lynn Hlatky
15 Mar 2011
Dipanjan Chowdhury, Ph.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
microRNAs, DNA repair and cancer therapy
Host: Swati Girdhani
15 Feb 2011
Michael La Croix, Ph.D.
University of Waterloo, Canada
All work and no play makes Jack enumerate maps
Host: Kathleen Wilkie
9 Feb 2010
Pedro R. Lowenstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Gene Therapeutics Research Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Medicine and Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at UCLA
The first seven days of a brain tumor: how interactions between glioma cells, the vasculature, and the immune system shape the glioma microenvironment, and condition therapeutic responses
Host: Lynn Hlatky
8 Feb 2011
Ofra Benny, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital Boston
Polymeric antiangiogenic drug for the treatment of cancer and ocular neovascular diseases
Host: Nava Almog
25 Jan 2011
Michael Levin, Ph.D.
Tufts University, Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology
Local and long-range bioelectric signals as developmental controls of cancer
Host: Mahdokht Behravan
11 Jan 2011
Barton Kamen, M.D., Ph.D.
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Metronomic Therapy: Is It Really a New Paradigm for Chemotherapy?
Host: Giannoula Klement
7 Dec 2010
Bridget Wagner, Ph.D.
Broad Institute
Chemical strategies to increase beta-cell mass
Host: Julia Fox
23 Nov 2010
James Sherley, M.D., Ph.D.
Boston Biomedical Research Institute
A bioengineering approach to advancing adult stem cell-based therapeutics
Host: Afshin Beheshti
9 Nov 2010
Dipak Panigrahy, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Epoxyeicosatrienoic acids control angiogenesis-dependent regeneration, cancer, and metastasis
Host: Nava Almog
26 Oct 2010
Dan Duda, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital
Pursuing biomarkers of response and resistance to antiangiogenic therapy
Host: Nava Almog
12 Oct 2010
Paul Clemons, Ph.D.
Broad Institute
Cheminformatic and biological performance profiling: informing library composition, screening decisions, and target identification
Host: Julia Fox
28 Sep 2010
Johannes Wolff, M.D.
Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center
Mathematic predictions in clinical medicine
Host: Giannoula Klement

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