The Amelia Project

February 11th Agenda

9:00 - 9:15 AM

Welcome and Introduction - KC 130

  • Kathy Miller, M.D., Ballve Lantero Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine Division of Hematology/Oncology, IU School of Medicine
  • Harikrishna Nakshatri, B.V.Sc., Ph.D., Marian J. Morrison Professor in Breast Cancer Research, Professor, Department of Surgery, IU School of Medicine
  • Stephanie Lesher, Program Manager, Catherine Peachey Fund

9:15 - 9:55 AM

"Benign breast disease and the risk of subsequent breast cancer: What can tissue tell us?"
(30 min presentation w/ 10min available for Q&A)

Michele Côté, Ph.D., MPH
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, IU Fairbanks School of Public Health
Director, Susan G. Komen Tissue Bank, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dr. Carrie Ann Glasscock West Chair in Breast Carcinogenesis
IU School of Medicine

9:55 – 10:35 AM

"RNA editing in breast cancer – elucidating mechanisms and targeting ADAR"
(30 min presentation w/ 10min available for Q&A)

Kyle Cottrell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Purdue University

10:35 – 10:45 AM


10:45 – 11:25 AM

"New Regulators of Endocrine Therapy Resistance in Breast Cancer"
(30 min presentation w/ 10min available for Q&A)

Laurie Littlepage, Ph.D.

Campbell Family Associate Professor of Cancer Research, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Notre Dame, Harper Cancer Research Institute

11:30 – 1:15 PM

Lunch and Poster Session - Alumni Hall

1:15 – 2:15 PM

Elevator Speech - 2 minute speech by course participants

2:15– 2:45 PM

Advocate Panel Discussion

2:45 – 3:45 PM

Selected oral presentation from post-docs and graduate students
*Prize awarded to graduate student/post-doc for best presentation*

3:45 PM

Closing Remarks

*Selected Oral Presentations
   2:45 - 3:00 PM
   3:00 - 3:15 PM
   3:15 - 3:30 PM
   3:30 - 3:45 PM


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