Danny Thomas Lecture Series

All Danny Thomas Lectures are presented at noon in the Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration Auditorium (Room IA1011) unless otherwise noted.

Date Presentation
Sep 30

Genetic and epigenetic control of transcription

Speaker: Stuart Orkin, MD, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Host: Mitchell Weiss, MD, PhD

Oct 7

2016 BIOMEDICAL SYMPOSIUM
Epigenetics in Development and Cancer

Hosts: Martine Roussel, PhD, and Charles Mullighan, MD 

Oct 14 OPEN
Oct 21

Functions of the Proteasome: From Protein Degradation to Disease Therapy

Speaker: Alfred Goldberg, PhD, Harvard Medical School

Host: Fabio Demontis, PhD

Oct 28

Deconstructing the Molecular Genetics of Human Cancer and its Therapeutic Implications

Speaker: Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Host: Martine Roussel, PhD

Nov 4

CHAIR'S FORUM
Towards the Cure of All Children with Cancer: St. Jude Global

Speaker: Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo

Host: James R. Downing, MD

Nov 11

Chemical approaches to treating disorders of myelin

Speaker: Paul Tesar, PhD, Case Western Reserve University

Host: Shannon McKinney-Freeman, PhD

Nov 17 POSTER SESSION
Nov 18

Virus specific T cell therapies - Broadening Applicability

Speaker: Catherine Bollard, MD, George Washington University

Host: Mari Dallas, MD

Nov 25 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
Dec 2

DIRECTORS ROUNDS - COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER SERIES
DEVELOPMENTAL THERAPEUTICS FOR SOLID MALIGNANCIES

Speaker: TBD

Host: Scientific Director's Office

Dec 9

Nuclear architecture and the stability of cancer genomes

Speaker: David Pellman, MD, Case Western Reserve University

Host: Mitch Weiss, MD, PhD

Dec 16

Bacteria-host interactions and circadian clock

Speaker: Lora Hooper, PhD, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Host: Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, PhD

Dec 23 CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY
Dec 30 NEW YEAR HOLIDAY

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.