CCRCB Seminar Programme 2010-2011

Date: Thursday, 9 June 2011

Seminar Speaker: Dr Gareth J Inman,

University of Dundee

Title of Lecture: “Switching TGF-beta from a tumour suppressor to a tumour promoter"


Date: Thursday, 2 June 2011

Seminar Speaker: Professor Jonathon Frampton,

University of Birmingham

Title of Lecture: “c-Myb regulates the balance between normal and aberrant stem cell behaviour in the development of myeloid disease"


Date: Thursday, 19 May 2011

Seminar Speaker: Professor Robert Slany,

University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Title of Lecture: “HOX genes in normal and malignant hematopoiesis"


Date: Thursday, 14 April 2011

Seminar Speaker: Professor Pascal Meier,

Institute of Cancer Research, Chester Beatty Laboratories, London

Title of Lecture: “Inhibitor of Apoptosis proteins: from caspase inhibitors to modulators of NF-kappaB, inflammation and cancer"


Date: Thursday, 31 March 2011

Seminar Speaker: Dr Rob Clarke,

University of Manchester

Title of Lecture: “Targeting stem cell activity in breast cancer”


Date: Thursday, 24 March 2011

Seminar Speaker: Dr Rob Bristow,

University of Toronto

Title of Lecture: “Contextual Synthetic Lethality: Studies of Hypoxia and DNA Repair Within the Tumour Microenvironment”


Date: Thursday, 10 March 2011

Seminar Speaker: Dr John Stingl,

Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Research Institute

Title of Lecture: “Mammary stem and progenitor cells: Understanding the cellular context of breast cancer”


Date: Thursday, 17 February 2011

Seminar Speaker: Professor Farzin Farzaneh,

Department of Cancer Studies, Kings College London

Title of Lecture: “An immune edited leukaemia versus a leukaemia edited immune system  -  prospects for immune therapy of acute myeloid leukaemia”


Date: Thursday, 10 February 2011

Seminar Speaker: Professor Alan Stitt,

Centre for Vision and Vascular Science, Queen’s University Belfast

Title of Lecture: “Vascular stem cells and angiogenesis – bad for cancer but good for retinopathy”


Date: Thursday, 3 February 2011

Seminar Speaker: Professor Hochhauser,  

UCL Cancer Institute, University College London

Title of Lecture: “Optimising combinations of EGFR inhibitors and chemotherapy"


Date: Thursday, 27 January 2011

Seminar Speaker: Professor Liam Murray,

Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast

Title of Lecture: “Risk of oesophageal and other cancers in users of bisphosphonates” 


Date: Thursday, 13 January 2011

Seminar Speaker: Dr Nick Leslie,

University of Dundee

Title of Lecture: “The regulation and functions of the PTEN tumour suppressor"


Date: Thursday, 25 November 2010

Seminar Speaker: Professor Jim Johnston,

Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen's University Belfast

Title of Lecture: “Mischievous Macrophages and their Importance in Cancer"


Date: Thursday, 4 November 2010

Seminar Speaker: Professor Conly Reider,

New York State Department of Health’s Wadworth Center

Title of Lecture: “Spindle poisons (Taxol), the mitotic checkpoint and the importance of direct data"


Date: Thursday, 21 October 2010

Seminar Speaker: Professor Margaret Frame,

Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre

Title of Lecture: “Targeting and imaging invasion, metastasis and drug responses"


Date: Thursday, 14 October 2010

Seminar Speaker: Dr Chris Bakkenist,

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh

Title of Lecture: “ATM kinase inhibition is a monotherapy for breast, lung and pancreatic cancers"