UK Markey Cancer Center – Research Day 2019

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Broadcast Details, May 7th, 2019

8:25 a.m. Welcome Session (Recital Hall)
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Graduate Student Oral Presentation Awardee
– Meghan Haney, MD/PhD
– “A Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase 4A3 (PRL-3)/Wnt signaling axis as a novel therapeutic target in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) relapse”
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Post-Doctoral Fellow Oral Presentation Awardee
– James R. Castle, PhD
– “Estimating breast tissue-specific epigenetic age using next-generation methylation sequencing data”
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Research Associate Oral Presentation Awardee
– Tianxin Yu, PhD
– “Lung tumorigenesis involves KLF4-regulated lineage of stem/progenitor cells”
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Assistant Faculty-Clinical Track Oral Presentation Awardee
– Reshma Ramlal, MD, FACP
– “Number of Somatic Mutations Is an Independent Predictor of Overall Survival in Acute Myeloid Leukemia”

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Faculty Oral Presentations
– Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf, PhD
– “Epigenomic Reprogramming in Response to an Environmental Toxicant to Drive Carcinogenesis”
– Thomas Tucker, PhD, MPH
– “The Importance of Population-Based Data for Cancer Research and Control”
– Lowell Anthony, MD
– “mTOR Inhibition as an Ischemic Sensitizer in the Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors”
2:30 – 2:40 p.m. Break (Stream will remain live for this break)
2:40 – 3:00 p.m. State of the Cancer Center Address
– B. Mark Evers, MD, Director of the Markey Cancer Center
– Introduction, UK Markey Cancer Foundation
3:00 – 3:05 p.m. Markey Women Strong Research Award Presentation
– Michael Delzotti, President, UK Markey Cancer Foundation
3:05 – 4:05 p.m. Susan B. Lester Memorial Lecture
– James H. Doroshow, MD, Director
– Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute
4:05 – 4:15 p.m. Awards Presentation (Recital Hall)

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