The Basser Research Center Monthly Seminar Series is held at noon on the first Friday of the month in the Smilow Translational Research Center from Noon until 1:00pm. The Basser Research Center also sponsors an annual symposium.
For more information on seminars and symposia, email Basser Administrative Director, Beth Stearman at Stearman@mail.med.upenn.edu.
Friday March 7, 2014 | Noon | SCTR 8-146AB
Despina Kontos, PhD - "Breast DCE-MRI biomarkers for risk-reduction management of BRCA1/2 carriers"
Raymond J. Acciavatti, PhD - "Design of a Next-Generation Tomosynthesis System"
May 6-7, 2014 | 9:00a.m.- 5:00p.m | Smilow Translational Research Center, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Featuring keynote speaker and Basser Global Prize winner Professor Alan Ashworth, FRS from the Institute for Cancer Research UK
Session topics to include:
January 3, 2014
David Weiner, PhD: "Developing a DNA immune therapy target hTERT: prospect of immunoprevention of BRCA1/2 related cancers"
December 6, 2013
Kate Nathanson, MD: "Somatic mutations in BRCA1/2 associated tumors"
Tim Rebbeck, PhD: "Mutation-specific risks in BRCA1/2 mutations carriers"
November 1, 2013
Andy Minn, MD, PhD: "Tumor and stroma pathways regulating breast cancer tratment resistance"
Andrea Facciabene, PhD: "Targeting the vasculature, tumor endothelial marker1 HLA-A2 epitopes mapping"
September 6, 2013
Katie Schmitz, PhD, MPH : "Dose response effects of exercise training on endogenous hormones in high risk women: The WISER Sister Trial"
Roger Greenberg, MD, PhD: "Chromatin Determinants of BRCA Function"
July 12, 2013
Shridar Ganesan, MD, PhD (UMDNJ) - "BRCA1, 53BP1 and PARP: DNA Repair Choice and Chemosensitivity".
May 3, 2013
Ramin Shiekhattar, PhD (Wistar Institute): "Genome-wide Analysis of BRCA Genes Reveals New Functions"
February 1, 2013
Angela Bradbury, MD: "REACH: Research to Evaluate Adolescents and Communication of Hereditary Risk"
Andy Minn, MD, MPH: "Regulation and Function of Interferon-Stimulated Genes that Promote DNA Damage Resistance in Triple Negative and BRCA1 mutant Breast Cancer"
January 4, 2013
Andy Rhim, MD: "Using GEDI to Detect Circulating Epithelial Cells"
Chunsheng Li, PhD: "Development of Molecular Imaging of Tumor Vasculature for the Early Detection of Hereditary Ovarian and Breast Cancer"
December 7, 2012
Tim Rebbeck, PhD: "Why Do BRCA1/2 Confer Breast Cancer in Some Women and Ovarian Cancer in Others?"
Kara Maxwell, MD, PhD: "A Case of an Adult with Biallelic BRCA2 Mutations and an Atypical Phenotype"
October 5, 2012
Andrea Faccibene, PhD: "Development of Vaccine Targeting the Tumor Vasculature for the Prevention of BRCA-deficient Tumors"
Susan Domchek, MD: "Cancer Risk Evaluation Program: Current and Future Biobank"
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