Cancer Research Day

May 21, 2015

8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

8-10 a.m.

Symposium
IUPUI Campus Center (Location has been changed from CE 409 to the theater on the Theater Level)

  • 8-8:30 a.m., Clark David Wells, Ph.D.: “Loss of Growth Control in Mammary Ductal Epithelia”
  • 8:30-9 a.m., Kenneth P. Nephew, Ph.D.: “Epigenetic Alterations in Breast Cancer and Targets for Overcoming Hormonal Therapy Resistance”
  • 9-9:30 a.m., Bryan P. Schneider, M.D.: “Pharmacogenetic Predictors of Chemotherapy Induced Toxicity”
  • 9:30-10 a.m., Richard Zellars, M.D.: “New Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy Trials at IU”

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Poster/Abstract Presentations
IUPUI Campus Center, CE 450A, B, C
(posters will be judged 10:30 a.m.-noon; presenters must be present)                                  

1:30-2:30 p.m.
Keynote speaker
IUPUI Campus Center (Location has been changed from CE 409 to the theater on the Theater Level)

Nancy Davidson, M.D., presents “Tackling Hormone Resistance in Breast Cancer.” Dr. Davidson is director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, associate vice chancellor for cancer research, and professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.

2:30-3:30 p.m.    

Awards Presentation
IUPUI Campus Center
(Location has been changed from CE 409 to the theater on the Theater Level)

Students, staff, fellows, and faculty conducting cancer research at IUPUI, Indiana University-Bloomington, Purdue University, and the Harper Cancer Research Institute, a collaboration between the IU School of Medicine and the University of Notre Dame, will present their current cancer research efforts at Cancer Research Day.

Cancer Research Day is an annual event that aims to increase understanding and awareness of IU Simon Cancer Center research endeavors and encourage collaboration with other cancer research institutions in Indiana.

At a glance

Cancer Research Day
Thursday, May 21

8-10 a.m.
Symposium

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Poster/abstract presentations

1:30-2:30 p.m.
Keynote speaker

2:30-3:30 p.m.
Awards presentation

IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

Questions? Send an e-mail to iuscccrd@iupui.edu.

View the e-poster.