2005 - 2006

Wednesday, December 7,  4:30 PM          

Kornelia Polyak, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Role of the microenvironment in breast tumor progression

At Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC)
715 Albany Street , Boston , MA 
The Leonard S. Gottlieb Conference Room
Instructional (L) Building Room L804


Wednesday, February 15,   4:30 PM   

Andrea McClatchy; Massachusetts General Hospital
Membrane organization in tissue morphogenesis and tumorigenesis

Chryssa Kanellopoulou, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Targeting RNAi: Effects on chromatin structure
and genomic stability

At Massachusetts Institute of Technology
McGovern Auditorium
Whitehead Institute Nine Cambridge Center
Cambridge , MA 02142

Wednesday, March 15 ,  4:30 PM     

Antoine E. Karnoub Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Breast Cancer Metastasis and the Mesenchymal Niche

Bruce Zetter, Harvard Medical School
Beyond PSA: New models for discovery of prostate cancer markers

At Tufts New England Medical Center
Jaharis Family Center for Biomedical and Nutrition Sciences, Rm 508
150 Harrison Avenue, Boston MA 02111


Wednesday, April 19,  4:30 PM
Ruth Sager Memorial Lecture

Mechanisms of Malignant Tumor Progression

Robert A. Weinberg
Daniel K Ludwig and ACS Professor for Cancer Research
Whitehead Institute, MIT

At Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Jimmy Fund Auditorium
35 Binney Street , Boston , MA



Wednesday, May 3,  5:00 PM
Apffel Memorial Lecture

Controlling Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition of Cancer Cells

Gail Sonenshein
Department of Biochemistry
Boston University School of Medicine

At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Sherman Auditorium
330 Brookline Ave , Boston , MA

2004 - 2005

Minisymposium (please click here for more details)
Wednesday, December 8, 4:30-6:00 PM

At Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC)
715 Albany Street, Boston, MA
The Leonard S. Gottlieb Conference Room
Instructional (L) Building Room L804

Seminar/Discussion Sessions

At Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC)
Wednesday, January 5, 4:00-6:00 PM
715 Albany Street, Boston, MA
The Leonard S. Gottlieb Conference Room
Instructional (L) Building Room L804

David Thorley-Lawson; Tufts University School of Medicine
The mechanism of Epstein-Barr virus persistent infection and its relationship to cancer

Angelika Amon; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Control of chromosome segregation

At Harvard Medical School
Wednesday, March 9, 6:00 PM
Countway Library of Medicine
10 Shattuck St. Boston, MA
5th floor, Minot Room
Light supper before seminar

Glenn Dranoff; Dana Farber Cancer Institute
The interplay of inflammation and cancer

Ruth Sager Memorial Lecture
Thursday, April 21, 4:30 PM

At Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Jimmy Fund Building
35 Binney Street, Boston, MA
Jimmy Fund Auditorium
Reception in the lobby will follow lecture

Joan Brugge; Harvard Medical School
Modeling breast cancer in 3D cultures

Apffel Memorial Lecture
Wednesday, May 11, 4:00 PM


At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Sherman Auditorium
330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA
Reception and light supper in the Kirstein Living Room, in the same building, will follow lecture

Charles Sawyers; University of California, Los Angeles
Kinase inhibitors in cancer treatment

2003-2004

Dec. 2 Jacqueline Sharon; Boston University School of Medicine
Recombinant polyclonal antibodies for cancer therapy

Jan. 6 James Gibbons; Wyeth ResearchEnhanced sensitivity of PTEN-deficient tumors to mTOR inhibition

Feb. 3 Gail Sonenshein; Boston University School of Medicine
Regulation and roles of NF-KB and c-myc in cancer

March 9 Lynda Chin; Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Molecular events in melanoma initiation and progression

June 1 Naomi Rosenberg; Tufts University School of Medicine
New leukemia insights from an old retrovirus – the Abelson virus model