Grand Opening Ceremony & Symposium

Thursday, June 10, 2010

11:00 am


Reception for Grand Opening Ceremony
Doust Board Room
9th Floor,Weiskotten Hall

11:30 am


Grand Opening Ceremony
Doust Board Room
9th Floor,Weiskotten Hall

A laboratory tour of selected cancer research facilities in Weiskotten Hall will follow.

1:00 pm
Cancer Research Symposium
9th Floor Auditorium
Weiskotten Hall

Internationally recognized speakers include:
1:00-1:30
Ziwei Huang PhD
Director of SUNY Upstate Cancer Research Institute
Professor & Chair, Department of Pharmacology
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Overview of SUNY Upstate Cancer Research Institute & Discovery of New Cancer Medicine Targeting Cancer Apoptosis & Metastasis

1:30-2:00
Curt Civin, MD, Professor
Associate Dean for Research
Director of the Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Maryland School of Medicine
MicroRNA Maestros of Hematopoiesis & Leukemia

2:00-2:30
Michael Cosgrove, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Biology, Syracuse University
Discovery & Characterization of a Novel Class of Mixed Lineage Leukemia Core Complex Inhibitors

2:30-3:00
Saïd M. Sebti, PhD
Associate Director, Moffitt Research Institute
Program Leader, Drug Discovery
Professor in the Department of Oncologic Science
Member-in-Residence of the Moffit Cancer Center
Signal Transduction, A Goldmine of Anti-Cancer Targets: From Chemical Biology to Hypothesis-Driven Clinical Trials

3:00-3:15
Break

3:15-3:45
Matthew Pincus, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology, SUNY Downstate
Chief, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
New York Harbor VA Medical Center
PNC-27: A New Anti-Cancer Peptide That Kills Cancer Cells, But Not Normal Cells, by a Novel Mechanism. 'Design of PNC Anti-Cancer Peptides & Their Selective Lethal Effects On Cancer Cells'

3:45-4:15
Josef Michl, MD
Associate Professor, SUNY Downstate
Department of Pathology
PNC-27: A New Anti-Cancer Peptide That Kills Cancer Cells, But Not Normal Cells, by a Novel Mechanism. ‘Killing Mechanism by PNC-Anti-Cancer Peptides: 'Shooting” the Cells'

4:15-4:45
Debashis Ghosh, MSc, PhD
Principal Research Scientist & Principal Investigator
Associate Professor of Oncology at the University at Buffalo and
Principal Investigator Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Hormones & Cancer: Structural Biology Lights Up the Targets

The Cancer Research Symposium is free and open to the public.

For more information:
email Kay Magnarelli or call 315 464-7949