Past Seminars

Past Seminars

2020 Seminars

January 27
Paul Mishcel
Form follows function – ecDNA topology drives cancer pathogenesis through altered chromatin organization

February 24
Diana Cittelly
Estradiol promotes brain metastasis in breast cancer via modulation of the brain niche

2019 Seminars

March 25
Michelle Monje
Neural regulation of glioma progression

April 29
Michael Platten
Challenges in Glioma Immunotherapy

May 20
Amar Gajjar
Medulloblastoma – Refining disease risk based on molecular and clinical features

October 28
Delores Hambardzumyan
Driver mutations define the microenvironmental composition in glioblastoma

November 18
Josh Neman-Ebrahim
Role of the neural niche in brain metastases

December 9
Johnathan Kipnis
Immunology of memories and behavior

2018 Seminars

January 29
Lorenz Studer, MD
Directing glial competency and topographical brain organization in human pluripotent stem cells

February 26
Roel Verhak, PhD
Molecular delineation of disease progression in glioma

March 26
Dana Pe’er, PhD
A Single Cell Lens Into Tumor Heterogeneity

April 23
Paul Northcott, PhD
Origins of medulloblastoma: lessons learned from 1,000’s of patients & 1,000’s of cells

May 21
Frank Winkler, MD
Novel insights into fundamental principles of brain tumor biology: from early steps of brain colonization to complex cell-cell interactions

September 24, 2018
Kaleb Yohay, MD
Neurofibromatosis in 2018: Update on Diagnosis and Management

October 22
Donald O’Rourke, MD
Human Cancer Models of Glioma

November 14
Stefan Pfister, MD
Next-Generation Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

2017 Seminars

January 30
Mario Suva, MD, PhD
Single-cell regulatory programs of human gliomas

February 27
Daniel Cahill, MD, Phd
Genetics and Management of Brain Tumors

March 27
Ingo Mellinghoff, MD
Targeting Aberrant Signal Transduction in Brain Tumors

April 24
Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, PhD
How are Neural Stem Cells and Neurogenesis Maintained Into Adulthood?

September 18
Xing Fan, MD, PhD
Cell-of-Origin and Therapeutic Targeting of Brain Cancer Stem Cells

October 16
Keith L. Ligon, MD, PhD
Human Cancer Models of Glioma

November 6
Michael Lim, MD
Kindling a Systemic Antitumor Immune Response with Local Therapies in GBM

December 18
Joseph Costello, PhD
From Immortality Through Tumor Evolution

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