Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Robertson Lab

Tumor Virology Seminar Meeting 2019-2020

– takes place the third Friday of every month in BRB 301 at 12pm. Lunch is provided by the Abramson Cancer Center Tumor Virology Program. Two trainees present their research findings each month.
The 2019 – 2020 schedule is as follows –

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September 20th 
Speaker:   ♦    Alex Price, M. Weitzman Lab
        Title: "Double stranded RNA during Adenovirus Infection".  
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October 18th
Speaker:   ♦    Yonggang Pei, E. Robertson Lab
        Title: "Novel inhibitors with enhanced efficacy in treatment of hematologic malignancies 
        specifically target the PI3Kγ isoform".
      
Speaker:   ♦    Amulya Sreekumar L. Chodosh Lab
        Title: "Elucidating the mechanisms underlying breast cancer cell survival during tumor
        dormancy".
    
Amulya Sreekumar presents "Elucidating the mechanisms underlying breast cancer cell survival during tumor dormancy".
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November 15th
Speaker:   ♦     Jason LaMontagne, P. Lieberman Lab
         Title: "Integrated analysis of EBV-mediated reprogramming of primary B cells". 
Speaker:   ♦     Rajnish Singh, E. Robertson Lab
         Title: "Understanding hypoxic reactivation of Kaposis's sarcoma associated herpevirus"
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Jason LaMontagne presents "Integrated analysis of EBV-mediated reprogramming of primary B cells". 
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December 20th
Speaker:   ♦     Wei Liu, J. You Lab
         Title: "Developing a novel therapeutic approach to stimulate tumoricidal effects in Merkel
         Cell Carcinoma".
 
Speaker:   ♦     Ammar Naqvi, A. Thomas-Tikonenko Lab
         Title: ”Circular RNAs and alternative splicing in B-lymphoid cells".
Wei Liu presents "Developing a novel therapeutic approach to stimulate tumoricidal effects in Merkel Cell Carcinoma".

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January 17th
Speaker:   ♦     Scarlett Yang, A. Thomas-Tikonenko Lab
         Title: "Role of FBXW7 isoforms in normal and neoplastic human B cells". 
Speaker:   ♦     Lorenzo Gonzalez, Y. Yaun Lab
Scarlett Young presents "Role of FBXW7 isoforms in normal and neoplastic human B cells"
Discussion of Scarlett's presentation 

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February 21st
Speaker:   ♦     Nathan Krump, J. You Lab
         Title: “Dissecting the Innate Immune Response to Merkel cell polyomavirus Infection.”  
Speaker:   ♦     Josh Hatterschide, E White Lab
         Title: “HPV E7 degrades PTPN14 to limit differentiation through activation of YAP.” 
Nathan Krump presents  "Dissecting the Innate Immune Response to Merkel cell polyomavirus Infection".
Josh Hatterschide presents “HPV E7 degrades PTPN14 to limit differentiation through activation of YAP.”   
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March 20th and April 17th seminars has been cancelled due Covid-19 pandemic

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May 15th
Speaker:   ♦    Sophia Reeder, D. Weiner Lab  
Speaker:   ♦    Sydney Campbell, K. Wellen Lab 
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June 19th
Speaker: ♦    Yi Xu, X.Yang Lab  
Speaker: ♦    Yaroslav Morozov, R. Greenberg Lab