Pathobiology of Disease 2017 - 2018 Seminar Series

August 24, 2017

Scott A. Oakes, MD
Professor of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco
"Targeting the Unfolded Protein Response in Cancer"
Seminar location will be KCBD Auditorium 1103

September 7, 2017

Ajit Paintal, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Pathology Residency Program Director
Northwestern University
Feinsberg School of Medicine
"Non Small Cell Lung Carcinoma in 2017: Cytomorphologic Considerations in the Current Treatment Paradigm" 

September 14, 2017

Vadim Backman, PHD
Walter Dill Scott Professor of Biomedical Engineering
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Program Leader
Cancer and Physical Sciences
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Northwestern University
"Convergence of Nanoimaging and Biology: from Decoding Chromatin Packing to Cancer Diagnostics and Therapeutics"

September 21, 2017

Tatjana Antic, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Director of Cytopathology
University of Chicago Medicine
"A Deceptive Clear Cell Phenotype of Renal Cell Neoplasms-an Evolving Story"
Conference Room P-315

October 5, 2017

Michael Press, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology
USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California
"Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Type 2 Gene (HER2) Amplification and Overexpression: HER2 Testing and HER2-Targeted Therapeutics"
Seminar location will be P-315

October 12, 2017

Jonathan L. Hecht, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
"Placental Pathology: Cytomorphologic Consideration in the Current Treatment Paradigm"

October 19, 2017

Anna Tierens, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Toronto General Hospital
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario
"Immune Phenotypic Patterns of Normal/Regenerating Hematopoiesis and Leukemia"

October 26, 2017

Lawrence True, MD
Professor of Pathology
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, Washington
"3D Light-Sheet Microscopy for Next Generation Prostate Pathology"

November 16, 2017

Elizabeth A. Morgan, MD
Assistant Professor - Harvard Medical School
Associate Pathologist/Hematopathology
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
"Utilizing Digital Pathology Applications to Diagnose Hematologic Malignancies in Rural Rwanda"

November 30, 2017

Amir Behdad, MD
Assistant Professor in Pathology
Hematopathology and Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory
Director of Cancer Molecular Diagnostics, Lurie Cancer Center
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL
"Molecular testing in Acute Myeloid Leukemia"

December 14, 2017

Peter Pytel, MD
Professor of Pathology
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL
"The 2016 Classification System for Gliomas, experience with our in-house oncoplus panel as tool for classifying gliomas, and some provocative thoughts about the integration of molecular information into surgical pathology"

January 11, 2018

Mariusz A. Wasik, MD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
"Cancer Biology as the Ultimate Diagnostic and Therapeutic Guidance"

January 25, 2018

Chris French, MD
Associate Professor in Pathology
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
"NUT Carcinoma: The Elusive Perfect Target"

February 15, 2018

Aly Azeem Khan, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
Chicago, IL
"New Computation Approaches to Understand Immune Function"

March 15, 2018

Zhong-Yin Zhang, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Robert C. and Charlotte P. Anderson Chair in Pharmacology
Head, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Director, Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
"Drugging the Undruggable: Therapeutic Potential of Targeting Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases"

April 5, 2018

Stephen J. Kron, MD
University of Chicago Medicine
Biological Sciences Division, Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology
Chicago, IL
"Beyond PD-L1 IHC: Multiplexed Staining of the Tumor Immune Microenvironment for Immunotherapy Diagnostic Pathology"

April 19, 2018

Rienk Offringa, PhD
Head, Division of Pancreatic Cancer Research & Head, Department Molecular Oncology of Gastrointestinal Tumors
University Hospital Heidelberg
German Cancer Research Center
Heidelberg, Germany
"Immunotherapeutic Strategies for Countering Recurrence in Patients with Primary Resectable PDAC"

May 3, 2018

Munir R. Tanas, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa Health Care
Iowa City, IA
"The Hippo Pathway in Sarcomas"

May 17, 2018

Amer Heider, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of Michigan
Ann Arber, MI
"Pediatric Cytopathology, Is It a Paradigm Shift?"

May 24, 2018

Hiroyuki Shimada, MD, PhD
Director, Electron Microscopy, Experimental Pathology, and Biorepository
Professor of Pathology (Clinical Scholar)
Keck School of Medicine of USC
"Pathology of Neuroblastoma: An Update"