POE Lunch & Learn Series 2021

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
Tue 6/1 Victor Santana, MD St. Jude: Past, Present, and Future
Wed 6/2 Raul Ribeiro, MD  Pediatric Leukemia
Thur 6/3 Mihaela Onciu, MD The Laboratory Diagnosis of Pediatric Leukemias
Fri 6/4 Gabriela Maron Alfaro, MD and Liza Johnson, MD, MPH, MSB Ethical Issues in Pediatric Research 
Mon 6/7 Charles Rock, PhD  Responsible Conduct of Research
Tue 6/8 William Greene, PharmD  Chemotherapy in Pediatric Oncology
Wed 6/9 Lee Schwartzberg, MD, FACP, Medical Director, West Cancer Center  Adult Oncology
Thu 6/10 Alberto Pappo, MD  Pediatric Body Tumors
Fri 6/11 POEs attend the Danny Thomas Lecture
Mon 6/14 Frederick Boop, MD  Pediatric Brain and Spine (CNS) Tumor Surgery
Tue 6/15 Gerard Zambetti, PhD  The p53 Tumor Suppressor Signaling Pathway and Cancer
Wed 6/16 Charles Mullighan, MBBS(Hons), MSc, MD The Genetics of Leukemia
Thu 6/17 Beth McCarville, MD  Diagnostic Imaging in Pediatric Oncology
Fri 6/18 POEs attend the Danny Thomas Lecture
Mon 6/21 Andrew Davidoff, MD  Surgical Oncology
Tue 6/22 Brent Orr, MD, PhD  The Role of the Surgical Pathologist in Pediatric Cancer Diagnosis 
Weds 6/23 Matthew Ehrhardt, MD, MS  Late Effects in Childhood Cancer Survivors: The Cost of Cure
Thu 6/24 Stephen White, DPhil  The St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 
Fri 6/25 Jamie Flerlage, MD Pediatric Lymphomas
Mon 6/28 Michael Dyer, PhD Retinoblastoma: Bridging Developmental Neurobiology and Cancer Genetics
Tue 6/29 Suzanne Baker, PhD  Epigenetics and pediatric cancer; from genomics to drug discovery
Wed 6/30 Lisa Jacola, PhD and Victoria Willard, PhD  Psychology and Neuropsychology in Pediatric Oncology
Thu 7/1 Doralina Anghelescu, MD  Anesthesia and Pain Management in Pediatric Oncology
Tue 7/6 Christopher Tinkle, MD, PhD Radiation Therapy in Pediatric Oncology
Wed 7/7 Paulina Velasquez, MD  Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
Thu 7/8 Kim Nichols, MD  Cancer Predisposition
Fri 7/9 Justin Baker Integrating Palliative Care into Pediatric Oncology Practice
Mon 7/12 Hana Hakim, MD  Infectious Diseases and Pediatric Oncology
Tue 7/13 Douglas Green, PhD  Macrophages, phagocytosis, and autophagy in anti-cancer immunity: A work in progress
Wed 7/14 Jeremie Estepp, MD  Sickle Cell Disease
Thu 7/15 Paul Thomas, PhD   Immunotherapy in the treatment of pediatric cancer 
Fri 7/16 Joshua Wolf, PhD, MBBS and Maureen McGargill, PhD The SARS-CoV-2 (COVOD-19) Pandemic
Mon 7/19 Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD  Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Worldwide: the St. Jude Contribution
Tue 7/20 Stacey Schultz-Cherry, PhD and Richard Webby, PhD  SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccine Development
Wed 7/21 POE project reports
Thu 7/22 POE project reports
Fri 7/23 POE project reports
Mon 7/26 POE project reports
Tue 7/27 POE project reports
Wed 7/28 POE project reports
Thu 7/29 POE project reports
Fri 7/30 POE project reports
Mon 8/2 POE project reports
Tue 8/3 POE project reports
Wed 8/4 POE project reports
Thu 8/5 POE project reports
Fri 8/6 POE project reports
Mon 8/9 POE project reports
Tue 8/10 POE project reports
Wed 8/11 POE project reports
Thu 8/12 POE project reports
Fri 8/13 POE project reports

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