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CEWG Seminar Series

Upcoming cancer evolution Seminars

DeCember 2022

Thursday, December 1, 2022
11:00 am – 1:00 pm EST

Moderator:
Frank H. Laukien, PhD, Bruker Corporation, Harvard University
Anna D. Barker, PhD, FAACR, Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine

Speakers:
TBA
TBA

November 2022

Thursday, November 3, 2022
11:00 am – 1:00 pm EST

Moderator:
George H. Poste, DVM, PhD, FRC Path, F Med Sci, CBE, FRS, Arizona State University

Speakers:
TBA
TBA

october 2022

Thursday, October 6, 2022
11:00 am – 1:30 pm EST

Moderator:
Robert H. Gatenby, MD, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

Speakers:
Joel Brown, PhD, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Damon R. Reed, MD, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Alexander Anderson, PhD, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

September 2022

Thursday, September 8, 2022
11:00 am – 1:00 pm EST

Moderator:
Jason Somarelli, PhD, Duke University

Speakers:
TBA
TBA

JuLY 2022

Thursday, July 7, 2022
11:00 am – 1:00 pm EST

Moderator:
Sarah R. Amend, PhD, John Hopkins University

Speakers:
TBA
TBA

Previous seminars

June 2022

Thursday, June 2, 2022
11:00 am – 1:00 pm EST

Moderator:
Perry S. Marshall, BS, Marketing Consultant and Author

Speakers:
Michael Levin, PhD, Tufts University
František Baluška, PhD, University of Bonn

May 2022

Thursday, May 5, 2022
11:00 am – 1:00 pm EST

Moderator:
Michael Gillette, MD, PhD, The Broad Institute

Speakers:
David Reich PhD, Harvard Medical School
“Insights into Evolutionary Analysis from the Ancient DNA Revolution”

Gad Getz, PhD, Harvard Medical School
“Convergent Evolution as a key signal for discovering mechanisms of resistance to cancer therapy”

March and April 2022

Please note that the AACR Cancer Evolution Working Group Seminar Series will be postponed during the months of March and April due to the 2022 AACR Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

February 2022

Thursday, February 3, 2022
11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST

Moderator:
Susan Rosenberg, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

Speakers:
Carlo C. Maley, PhD, Arizona State University
Daniel Jarosz, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine
Miroslav Radman, PhD, Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences

January 2022

Thursday, January 6, 2022
11:00 am – 1:00 pm EST

Moderator:
Giulia C. Kennedy, PhD, Veracyte, Inc.

Speakers:
Wendy J. Fantl, PhD, Stanford University
Klaus Lindpaintner, MD, MPH, InterVenn Biosciences

December 2021

Thursday, December 2, 2021
11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST

Moderator:
George Poste, DVM, PhD, FMedSci, FRS, Arizona State University

Speakers:
Alissa Weaver, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“The role of exosomes in tumor angiogenesis and metastasis”

David C. Lyden, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College
“Extracellular Vesicles as Biomarkers for Cancer Detection and Determining Cancer Type”

November 2021

Thursday, November 4, 2021
11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Moderator:
Frank H. Laukien, PhD, Bruker Corporation

Speakers:
Doru M. Paul, MD, PhD, Cornell Medicine

Aurora M. Nedelcu, PhD, University of New Brunswick
“A Systemic View of Cancer: The Unexplored Links Between Cancer and the Organism’s Internal ‘climate'”

Gary Patti, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
“Oncogenic Mechanisms for Co-Opting Healthy Tissue Metabolism to Drive Tumor Growth”

Susan M. Rosenberg, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
“Looking upstream of evolution at the DNA Damageome and Cancer, and Stess-induced Mutations”


October 2021

October 7, 2021
11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Moderator:
Jeff Townsend, PhD, Yale School of Public Health

Speakers:
Vincent Cannataro, PhD, Emmanuel College
“Attribution of Cancer Origins to Endogenous, Exogenous, and Preventable Mutational Processes”

David McCandlish, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
“Modeling High-Dimensional Cancer Fitness Landscapes”


September 2021

September 2, 2021
11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Moderator:
Jason Somarelli, PhD, Duke Cancer Institute

Speakers:
Gábor Balázsi, PhD, Stony Brook University
“Mapping the Landscapes of Chemoresistance and Metastasis”

James DeGregori, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine
“Aging, Somatic Evolution, and Cancer – the Inexorable Link”

To join the AACR Cancer Evolution Working Group, please email AACR staff.