Pathobiology of Disease Seminar Series

2018 Speakers




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"
October 4, 2018 Mark Terasaki, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Cell Biology
University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT
"Reconstruction of the Mouse Glomerulus Capillary Network"
October 11, 2018 Justin Kline, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Section of Hematology/Oncology
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL
"PD-L1 Gene Alterations Identify a Subset of Diffuse Large B cell Lymphoma Harboring a T cell Inflamed Phenotype"
November 1, 2018 Vickie Jo, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
"Updates in Sinonasal Tract Pathology"
November 8, 2018 Aliya Husain, MD
Thomas Krausz, MD, FRCPath
Jeffrey Schulte, MD
David Chapel, MD

Department of Pathology
The University of Chicago 
Chicago, IL 
"Updates in The University of Chicago Mesothelioma Research"
December 6, 2018 Dariusz Borys, MD
Professor of Pathology and Orthopedic Surgery
Chief of Orthopedic and Pediatric Pathology
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL 
"Can we Predict Neo-adjuvant Therapy Response in Patients with Osteosarcoma?"