Danny Thomas Lecture Series

All Danny Thomas Lectures are presented at noon in the St. Jude Auditorium unless otherwise noted.

 Date Presentation
Oct 3 Deconstructing Metastasis
Speaker: Joan Massague, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Host: Martine Roussel, PhD
Oct 10 OPEN
Oct 17 Director’s Rounds SJ - Comprehensive Cancer Center Program Series – (NBTP)
Advances from the Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program
Speakers: Giles Robinson, MD / Stanislav Zakharenko, MD, PhD
Host: Richard Gilbertson, MD, PhD
Oct 24 Peter Doherty Lecture
Unexpected Targets and Triggers of Autoimmunity
Speaker: Vijay Kuchroo, DVM, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Host: Douglas Green, PhD
Oct 31 The Dark Side of Cancer Cell Senescence
Speaker: Clemens Schmitt, PhD, Charite University of Medicine – Berlin
Host: Martine Roussel, PhD
Nov 7 2014 Biomedical Symposium
Nov 14 Director’s Rounds SJ - Comprehensive Cancer Center Program Series – (DTSM)
TBA
Speakers: Sara Federico, MD / Mark Hatley, MD, PhD
Host: Richard Gilbertson, MD, PhD
Nov 20 Poster Session
Nov 28 Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 5 Regulation and Mechanism of Macroautophagy: Regulation and Mechanism of Macroautophagy
Speaker: Daniel Klionsky, PhD, University of Michigan
Host: Mondira Kundu, MD, PhD
Dec 12 TBA
Speaker: Barbara Corkey, PhD, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Host: Leta Nutt, PhD
Dec 19 TBA
Speaker: John Kuriyan, PhD, University of California Berkeley
Host: Leta Nutt, PhD
Dec 26 Christmas Holiday
Jan 2 New Year’s Eve Holiday
Jan 9 The Hippo signaling pathway: from developmental biology to translational implications
Speaker: Duojia Pan, PhD, Johns Hopkins
Host: Xinwei Cao, PhD
Jan 16 Country Cares
Jan 23 Chair’s Forum
TBA
Speaker: Mary Relling, PharmD
Host: James Downing, MD
Jan 30 TBA
Speaker: Cliffe Brangwynne, PhD, Princeton University
Host: J. Paul Taylor, MD, PhD and Richard Kriwacki, PhD
Feb 6 Director’s Rounds SJ - Comprehensive Cancer Center Program Series – (HMP)
TBA
Speakers: Jun Yang, PhD / Hiroto Inaba, MD
Host: Richard Gilbertson, MD, PhD
Feb 13 TBA
Speakers: Napoleone Ferrara, MD, University of California – San Diego
Host: Martine Roussel, PhD
Feb 20
11:30 am-12:30 pm
33rd John H. Erskine Lecture in Infectious Diseases
TBA
Speaker: Peter Hotez, MD, PhD
Host: Elaine Tuomanen, MD
Feb 27 Chair’s Forum
TBA
Speaker: Andrew Davidoff, MD
Host: James Downing, MD
Mar 6 Therapeutic Strategies in Lymphoma Inspired by Genomics
Speaker: Daniel Klionsky, PhD, University of Michigan
Host: Mondira Kundu, MD, PhD
Mar 13 TBA
Speaker: Louis Staudt, MD, PhD, National Cancer Institute
Host: Charles Mullighan, MD
Mar 20 TBA
Speaker: Andre Nussenzweig, PhD, National Cancer Institute
Host: Peter McKinnon, PhD
Mar 27 Chair’s Forum
TBA
Speaker: Sean Phipps, PhD
Host: James Downing, MD

 

To view online lectures, including selected Danny Thomas Lecture Series programs, go to Cure4Kids.

Cure4Kids, developed by the International Outreach Program of St. Jude Children' Research Hospital, provides online lectures about catastrophic illnesses in children, with an emphasis on pediatric oncology.