Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Robertson Lab

Tumor Virology Seminar Meeting 2021-2022

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– takes place the third Friday of every month in BRB 301 at noon. Boxed lunch is provided by the Abramson Cancer Center Tumor Virology Program. Two trainees present their research findings each month.

The 2021 – 2022 schedule is as follows –   To join seminar virtually via bluejeans click here

September 17th 
Speaker:    ♦   June Yang, J. You Lab
        Title: "Determining the cellular factors regulating Merkel cell polyomavirus transcription".
Speaker:    ♦   Dan Ricketts, R. Marmonstein Lab
        Title: "Inhibition of H3.3/H4 deposition by the HIRA complex".
October 15th
Speaker:    ♦   Alex Price, M. Weitzman Lab
        Title: "Activation and evasion of dsRNA sensors during DNA virus infection".    
Speaker:    ♦   Dipayan Bose, E. Robertson Lab
        Title: "Differential IFN signaling due to altered M6A modification in host epitranscriptome
        during lytic EBV infection".
November 19th
Speaker:    ♦   Jia-Ying Lloyd, E. Witze Lab
        Title: "The development of small molecule inhibitors of protein palmitoylation".
Speaker:    ♦   Wei Liu, J. You Lab
        Title "Targeting iron-sulfur (Fe-S) clusters to inhibit Merkel cell carcinoma".
December 17th
Speaker:    ♦   Francesco PenninoE. Robertson Lab
        Title: "
ɣ-Herpesviruses1 reprogram global host kinases that modulate cancer signaling".
Speaker:    ♦   Josh Hatterschide, E White Lab
        Title: "YAP1 Activation by HPV E7 Promotes Basal Cell Identity". 

January 21st
Speaker:    ♦   Amulya Sreekumar L. Chodosh Lab
        Title: "Proteoglycan synthesis: the sweet spot for dormant breast cancer cell survival”.  
Speaker:    ♦   Luke Izzo, K. Wellen Lab 
        Title: “Fatty acid regulation of acetyl-CoA for histone acetylation in hepatocellular

February 21st
Speaker:    ♦   Scarlett Yang, A. Thomas-Tikonenko Lab
        Title: "Multi-omics analyses reveal distinct FBXW7 isoform expression in normal and
        malignant human B-cell progenitors".
Speaker:    ♦   Chenhe Su, P. Lieberman Lab
        Title: “Regulation of Major Histocompatibility Complex expression by Epstein-Barr virus
        latent protein EBNA2”. 
March 18th
Speaker:    ♦   Joangela Nouel, E White Lab
        Title: “ZER1 binding contributes to the immortalization activity of HPV16 E7”
Speaker:    ♦   Malay Sannigrahi, D. Basu Lab
        Title:  "Regulation of therapy responses by HPV16 E6 oncoprotein".

April 15th
Speaker:    ♦    Timothy Lippert, R. Greenberg Lab
          Title: "DNA damage-driven inflammasome activation in BRCA-deficient ovarian cancer"
Speaker:    ♦    Yang Mei, P. Lieberman Lab
         Title: "Structural Investigation of​ OriP/EBNA1 Complex".
May 20th
Speaker:    ♦    William Blakely, E White Lab
         Title: “HPV E7 promotes active YAP1 and cell transformation by degrading tumor
         suppressor PTPN14”
Speaker:    ♦    Leonardo Castro Muñoz, P. Lieberman Lab
         Title: Effect of Dimethyl fumarate (DMF) on Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) Latency