2017 UCI Campus-Wide Symposium on Basic Cancer Research – May 6th

Thorp Conference Center, 4th Floor, Gross Hall
Sponsored by: The University of California, Irvine
Cancer Research Institute

Speaker Talk Title
8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:05 Marian Waterman Director, UCI Cancer Research Institute Welcome
9:05-9:35 Wenqi Wang “The Hippo Signaling Pathway: Regulations and Implications in Cancer”
9:35-10:05 Anand Ganesan “Clandestine Communication – How Melanoma Tumors Convince the Immune System to Look the Other Way”
10:05-10:20 Coffee Break
10:20-10:50 Mike Demetriou “GlyTR: A Novel Immunotherapy for Cancer”
10:50-11:20 Aimee Edinger “Macropinocytosis provides PTEN-deficient prostate cancer cells with fuel for anabolism”
11:20-1:00 UCI Graduate Students, Postdoctoral and Staff are invited to present posters
Lunch – Cancer Biology Poster Session

Special Lecture:Fred Ramsdell

Vice President, Research, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (PICI)

“History and Potential of T Regulatory Cells in Autoimmunity and Cancer”

PRIZES AWARDED for the best graduate student and best postdoctoral poster!

Admission is open to members of UCI and the surrounding community without charge. Advance notification of attendance is requested. For information, contact the Cancer Research Institute. Phone (949) 824-2054 or 824-5886, or e-mail kjarema@uci.edu and nrdrisco@uci.edu