Director's Seminar Series

Director's 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.

For more information, contact Gaylene Eisenach, 858-657-6954.

Lecture Series Faculty Organizers

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

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

2014-15 UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center Director’s Seminar Series

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

3:30 p.m.: Meet & Greet
4 - 5 p.m.: Seminar 

“Extending the Reach of Integrative Population Science: Clinical and Population Applications”

Hosted by Scott M. Lippman, MD

Xifeng Wu, MD, PhD

XIFENG WU, MD, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

3:30 p.m.: Meet & Greet
4 - 5 p.m.:Seminar

“Genome Sequencing and Functional Analysis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Children, Adolescents and Adults: From Discovery and Translation to Therapeutic Intervention”

Hosted by Dong-Er Zhang, PhD

Cheryl Willman, MD

Cheryl Willman, MD
University of New Mexico Cancer Center

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

3:30 p.m.: Meet & Greet
4 - 5 p.m.: Seminar

“Morphogen Signaling Networks and the Organization of Cell Fate and Shape”

Hosted by Gen-Sheng Feng, PhD

Jeff Wrana, PhD

Jeff Wrana, PhD
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

3:30 - 4:00 - Meet & Greet
4:00 - 5:00 - Seminar

“MYC and Metabolism on the Road to Cancer”

Hosted by Kun-Liang Guan, PhD

Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD

Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD
Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

3:30 p.m.: Meet & Greet
4 - 5 p.m.: Seminar

“Mouse Models of Malignant GBM: Cancer Stem Cells and Beyond"

Hosted by Tannishtha Reya, PhD & Jing Yang, PhD

Luis Parada, PhD

Luis Parada, PhD
UT Southwestern University

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

3:30 p.m.: Meet & Greet
4 - 5 p.m.: Seminar

"Pancreatic Cancer Models and Medicine"

Hosted by Tannishtha Reya, PhD & Jing Yang, PhD

David Tuveson, MD, PhD

David Tuveson, MD, PhD
Cold Spring Harbor

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

3:30 p.m.: Meet & Greet
4 - 5 p.m.: Seminar

“Natural Killer Cells: Receptor Biology and Applications for Cancer Therapy”

Hosted by Dong-Er Zhang, PhD

Michael A. Caligiuri, MD

Michael A. Caligiuri, MD
The Ohio State University

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

3:30 p.m.: Meet & Greet
4 - 5 p.m.: Seminar

ERKonomics of Small Cell Lung Cancer

Hosted by Kun-Liang Guan, PhD

Melanie Cobb, PhD

Melanie Cobb, PhD
UT Southwestern University