POE Lunch & Learn Series 2019

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. 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
Mon 6/3 John Zacher, Biomedical Communications  St. Jude: Past, Present, and Future
Tue 6/4 Raul Ribeiro, MD Pediatric Leukemia
Wed 6/5 John Choi, MD, PhD The Laboratory Diagnosis of Pediatric Leukemias
Thu 6/6 Kathy Price, RN, MBA Ethical Issues in Pediatric Research
Fri 6/7 St. Jude panelists St. Jude Career Paths
Mon 6/10 Gerard Zambetti, PhD The p53 Tumor Suppressor Signaling Pathway and Cancer
Tue 6/11 William Greene, PharmD Chemotherapy in Pediatric Oncology
Wed 6/12 Charles Rock, PhD Responsible Conduct of Research
Thu 6/13 Stephen White, DPhil The St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Fri 6/14 Charles Mullighan, MBBS(Hons), MSc, MD The Genetics of Leukemia
Mon 6/17 Alberto Pappo, MD Pediatric Body Tumors
Tue 6/18 Michael Dyer, PhD Retinoblastoma: Bridging Developmental Neurobiology and Cancer Genetics
Wed 6/19 Frederick Boop, MD Pediatric Brain and Spine (CNS) Tumor Surgery
Thu 6/20 Brent Orr, MD, PhD The Role of the Surgical Pathologist in Pediatric Cancer Diagnosis
Fri 6/21 POEs attend the Danny Thomas Lecture  
Mon 6/24 Andrew Davidoff, MD
Surgical Oncology
Tue 6/25 Suzanne Baker, PhD Oncogenic Histones: Connecting Epigenetics and Cancer in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma
Wed 6/26 Christopher Tinkle, MD, PhD Radiation Therapy in Pediatric Oncology
Thu 6/27 St. Jude panelists St. Jude Career Paths
Fri 6/28 St. Jude panelists St. Jude Career Paths
Mon 7/1 Jamie Flerlage, MD, MS Pediatric Lymphomas
Tue 7/2 University of Tennessee Health Science Center Campus tour & lunch with UTHSC students and deans
Wed 7/3 Charles J. Russell, PhD Viral and host factors that create the perfect storm: deadly influenza infection
Mon 7/8 Elaine Tuomanen, MD What biology goes into developing a vaccine?
Tue 7/9 Doralina Anghelescu, MD  Anesthesia and Pain Management in Pediatric Oncology
Wed 7/10 Matthew Ehrhardt, MD, MS  Late Effects in Childhood Cancer Survivors: The Cost of Cure
Thu 7/11 Hana Hakim, MD Infectious Diseases and Pediatric Oncology
Fri 7/12 Jeremie Estepp, MD Sickle Cell Disease
Mon 7/15 Kim Nichols, MD Cancer Predisposition
Tue 7/16 Justin Baker, MD Integrating Palliative Care into Pediatric Oncology Practice
Wed 7/17 Paulina Velasquez, MD Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
Thu 7/18 Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Worldwide: the St. Jude Contribution
Fri 7/19 Lee Schwartzberg, MD, FACP, Medical Director, West Cancer Center Adult Oncology
Mon 7/22 William Evans, PharmD A Cancer Research Career
Tue 7/23 Douglas Green, PhD  Macrophages, phagocytosis, and autophagy in anti-cancer immunity: A work in progress
Wed 7/24 Paul Thomas, PhD and Ben Youngblood, PhD Immunotherapy in the treatment of pediatric cancer
Thu 7/25 POE project reports Gehring, Martinez
Fri 7/26 POE project reports Ehrlich, Gillespie, Palumbo
Mon 7/29 POE project reports Faraone, Gomez Martinez, Heyn
Tue 7/30 POE project reports Avula, Hartney, Risch
Wed 7/31 POE project reports Allain, Gillipelli, Medearis
Thu 8/1 POE project reports Christian, Velrajan
Fri 8/2 POE project reports Achiko, Brenner, Kennedy
Mon 8/5 POE project reports Chen, Haggard, Jones, Sullivan, Wing
Tue 8/6 POE project reports Cregan, Halford, Quintanar-Alfaro, Sadik
Wed 8/7 POE project reports Bisbee, Halada, Perez, Rong, Rose
Thu 8/8 POE project reports Beyer, Gungor, Meeks, Myung Miller, Parrish
Fri 8/9 POE project reports Choy, LeVine, Ross, Simpson
Mon 8/12 POE project reports Open Date
Tue 8/13 POE project reports Cho, Grego
Wed 8/14 POEs attend State of St. Jude  
Thu 8/15 POE project reports Coggins, Rivera Rodriguez
Fri 8/16 POE project reports Sha, Wheibe, Williams