POE Lunch & Learn Series 2017

The POE core lecture series will be at noon in Barry Auditorium in the Barry-Longinotti (St. Jude North) building, unless otherwise noted. Lunch will be available for POE students at 11:30 in the hallway outside Barry. Other interested persons, including students, are welcome to attend, but should bring their own lunch. The POE Lunch & Learn series is required for all POE students. Many report that this series is the highlight of their time at St. Jude.

Date Speaker Topic
Tue 5/30 Raul Ribeiro, MD Pediatric Leukemia
Wed 5/31 John Zacher, Director, Biomedical Communications St. Jude: Past, Present, and Future
Thu 6/1 Charles Mullighan, MBBS(Hons), MSc, MD The Genetics of Leukemia
Fri 6/2 Kathy Price, RN, MBA Ethical Issues in Pediatric Research
Mon 6/5 John Choi, MD, PhD The Laboratory Diagnosis of Pediatric Leukemias
Tue 6/6 Charles Rock, PhD Responsible Conduct of Research
Wed 6/7 U TN Health Science Center Deans Medical, Pharmacy, Nursing and Graduate Schools: Admission and Survival
Thu 6/8 Stephen White, DPhil The St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Fri 6/9 Lee Schwartzberg, MD, FACP
Medical Director, West Cancer Center
Adult Oncology
Mon 6/12 Alberto Pappo, MD Pediatric Body Tumors
Tue 6/13 William Evans, PharmD A Cancer Research Career
Wed 6/14 Jamie Coleman, MD Diagnostic Imaging in Pediatric Oncology
Thu 6/15 Frederick Boop, MD Pediatric Brain and Spine (CNS) Tumor Surgery
Fri 6/16 Ibrahim Qaddoumi, MD, MS Pediatric Brain Tumors
Mon 6/19 Andrew Davidoff, MD Surgical Oncology
Tue 6/20 Brent Orr, MD, PhD The Role of the Surgical Pathologist in Pediatric Cancer Diagnosis
Wed 6/21 William Greene, PharmD
Chemotherapy in Pediatric Oncology
Thu 6/22 Christopher Tinkle, MD, PhD Radiation Therapy in Pediatric Oncology
Fri 6/23 Monika Metzger, MD Pediatric Lymphomas
Mon 6/26 Suzanne Baker, PhD Epigenetics and pediatric cancer; from genomics to drug discovery
Tue 6/27 University of Tennessee Health Science Center Campus tour & lunch with UTHSC students and deans
Wed 6/28 Michael Dyer, PhD Retinoblastoma: Bridging Developmental Neurobiology and Cancer Genetics
Thu 6/29 Gerard Zambetti, PhD The p53 Tumor Suppressor Signaling Pathway and Cancer
Fri 6/30 Hana Hakim, MD Infectious Diseases and Pediatric Oncology
Wed 7/5 Doralina Anghelescu, MD Anesthesia and Pain Management in Pediatric Oncology
Thu 7/6 Paul Thomas, PhD, and Ben Youngblood, PhD Immunotherapy in the treatment of pediatric cancer
Fri 7/7 Mondira Kundu, MD, PhD, and Kiri Ness, PT, PhD Frailty and premature aging in survivors of pediatric cancer
Mon 7/10 Stacey Schultz-Cherry, PhD, and Charles J. Russell, PhD Viral and host factors that create the perfect storm: deadly influenza infection
Tue 7/11 Aditya Gaur, MD The Landscape of HIV Prevention in 2017: new drugs, new delivery methods and new approaches to reach out to those at risk
Wed 7/12 Jane Hankins, MD, MS Sickle Cell Disease
Thu 7/13 Elaine Tuomanen, MD What biology goes into developing a vaccine?
Fri 7/14 Matthew Ehrhardt, MD, MS Late Effects in Childhood Cancer Survivors: The Cost of Cure
Mon 7/17 Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Worldwide: the St. Jude Contribution
Tues 7/18 Justin Baker, MD Integrating Palliative Care into Pediatric Oncology Practice
Wed 7/19 POE project reports  
Thu 7/20 POE project reports  
Fri 7/21 POE project reports  
Mon 7/24 Tanja Mittag, PhD, and Richard Kriwacki, PhD  Phase separation in the formation of membrane-less organelles; don't let your liquid phase turn to gel!
Tue 7/25 Douglas Green, PhD Born Different: Metabolic maintenance of asymmetric cell division in T cells
Wed 7/26 POE project reports  
Thu 7/27 POE project reports  
Fri 7/28 POE project reports  
Mon 7/31 POE project reports  
Tue 8/1 POE project reports  
Wed 8/2 POE project reports  
Thu 8/3 POE project reports  
Fri 8/4 POE project reports  
Tue 8/8 POE project reports  
Wed 8/9 POE project reports  
Thu 8/10 POE project reports  
Fri 8/11 POE project reports