Research In Progress - 2016-2017 Schedule


Location: Sanger Hall, Room 4-024

Date/Time: Wednesdays, 12pm-1pm
Second Wednesday of the Month


October 12

Dr. Paula Bos/Nicholas Clark (Bos Lab)
Topic: “Tregs and Breast Cancer Progression”


November 9

Dr. Michael Idowu (Pathology)
Topic: "Breast cancer histopathology: a primer"


December 14

Megan Sayyad, Neuroscience Ph.D. Candidate (Koblinski Lab)
Title: "The role of breast cancer-derived extracellular vesicles in pre-metastatic niche formation in the brain"


January 11

Dr. Harry Bear (Surgical Oncology)
Topic: "Preclinical and Clinical Studies of Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer"


February 8

Janakiram Vangala (Radhakrishnan Lab)
Title: "Role of HDACs in the Nrf1/Proteasome pathway"


March 8

Miguel Manzanares-Serrano (Sirica Lab)
Topic: "Periostin and Mesothelin, prognostic values and promising targeting options in cholangiocarcinoma progression"


April 12

Sierra Ka Mosticone Wangensteen, Department of Human and Molecular Genetics Ph.D. Candidate (Koblinski Lab)
Title: "Pregnancy-Associated Breast Cancer and Metastasis"


May 10

Justin Craig (Clevenger Lab)
Topic: "The Role of HDAC6 in Nuclear Prolactin Receptor/STAT5 Signaling in Breast Cancer"


June 14

Tia Turner (Harrell Lab)
Topic: “Identifying molecular targets and effective therapeutics to eradicate breast cancer patient derived xenograft brain metastases”


For more information about VCU Pathology Research in Progress presentations contact Dr. Lynne Elmore at (804) 628-0256;