Breast Cancer Summer Research Seminar Program (2015)

Wednesdays from 5-6 pm, July 8th through August 14th 2015
Massry Conference Center, Cancer Research Center, University at Albany East Campus, 1 Discovery Drive, Rensselaer, NY 12144

This seminar program is designed for high school and undergraduates summer students working in the research laboratories in the Cancer Research Center. The talks are designed to inform the audience about the current state of breast cancer research in lay language.

The presentations will provide basis information about breast cancer and the research going on at the CRC. They will last 30-40 minutes with question and answer periods following the presentations.

We welcome members of the general public, and want to extend a special invitation to breast cancer survivors and advocates to join us for this program.

Refreshments will be available at 4:45 pm

Breast Cancer Lectures (5pm Wednesdays)

July 8th Martin Tenniswood, Ph.D. Overview of Breast Cancer (subtypes, epidemiology, environmental intro)
July 15th Rebecca DeVaux, Ph.D. Premalignant Progression of Breast Cancer
July 22nd JoEllen Welsh, Ph.D. Nuclear Receptors in Breast Cancer
July 29th Douglas Conklin, Ph.D. Functional Genomics of Breast Cancer
August 5th Jason Herschkowitz, Ph.D. Triple Negative Breast Cancer
August 13th
Keynote speaker Breast Cancer Research Symposium 10am-3pm
Poster presentations by participants in summer research program
20 minute talks.

Breast Cancer Research Seminars (3pm Fridays)

July 10thSarah Beaudin
July 17thNamita Chatterjee, Ph.D.
July 24thChris Sevinsky
July 31stXianhui Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
August 7thManeesh Kumar, Ph.D.