Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Robertson Lab

TV Seminar 2017-2018

Tumor Virology Seminar Meeting

– takes place the third Friday of every month in BRB 301 at noon. Lunch is provided by the Abramson Cancer Center Tumor Virology Program. Two trainees present their research findings each month.
The 2017 – 2018 schedule is as follows

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September 15th 
Speaker:   ♦  Jason LaMontagne, P. Lieberman Lab.
     
Title: "Epigenetic regulation of EBV".                                                                                              
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October 20th  
Speaker:   ♦  Pei Yonggang, E. Robertson Lab.
      Title: "Genome-wide mapping of EBV-induced chromosome modification unveils the regulatory
      landscape during EBV infection".
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November 17th 
Speaker:   ♦  Rajnish Singh, E. Robertson Lab.
      Title: "Hypoxic Regulation of Kaposi’s sarcoma associated Herpes virus Replication". 
Speaker:   ♦  Sydney Campbell, K. Wellen Lab.  
      Title: "Metabolic regulation of N-glycans in pancreatic cancer."                                                         
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December 15th 
Speaker:   ♦  Prof. Yan Yuan, Y. Yuan Lab
      Title: "Role of KSHV in T cell Infiltration in Kaposi's Sarcoma Microenvironment” .                
Speaker:   ♦  Kayla Martin, P. Lieberman Lab
      Title: "Role of EBV Tegument Proteins BLRF2 and BNRF1 in Latently-Infected B cells".
Yan Yuan
   Prof. Yan Yuan presents the 
"Role of KSHV in T cell Infiltration in Kaposi's Sarcoma Microenvironment”

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January 19th
Speaker:   ♦  Wei Liu, J. You Lab
       Title: " Immune Evasion Mechanisms of Merkel Cell Carcinoma".
Speaker:   ♦  Liz Duperret, D. Weiner Lab
      Title: "Development of a Therapeutic DNA Vaccine Targeting Large and Small T Antigens
      of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus"
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Liz Duperret presents the 
"Development of a Therapeutic DNA Vaccine Targeting Large and Small T Antigens of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus"

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February 16th
Speaker:   ♦  Alfredo Perales Puchalt, D. Weiner Lab
      Title: "Development of vaccines against Epstein-Barr virus".
Speaker:   ♦  Abram Calderon, P. Lieberman Lab
      Title: "Developing Novel Small Molecule Inhibitors of Latent Kaposi's Sarcoma Associated
      Herpesvirus (KSHV) Infection".
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March 16th 
Speaker:   ♦  Nathan Krump, J. You Lab
      Title: “Dissecting the Inflammatory Response to Merkel cell polyomavirus.”
Speaker:   ♦  Steven Zhao, K. Wellen Lab
      Title: "Hepatic ACLY is required for proper metabolism of dietary fructose".
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April 20th
Speaker:   ♦  Prof. Elizabeth White, E. White Lab
      Title: “Tumor suppressor PTPN14 and high-risk HPV E7”.
Speaker:   ♦  Lorenzo Gonzalez-Molleda, Y. Yuan Lab
      Title: "Dual Role of the Ring-Finger Domain of RTA in KSHV Lytic replication".
Prof. Elizabeth White presents the “Tumor suppressor PTPN14 and high-risk HPV E7”.

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May 18th 
Speaker:   ♦  Liangqian Huang, X. Yang Lab
      Title: "Daxx as a novel protein-folding catalyst".
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June 15th 
Speaker:   ♦  Liang Chen, X. Yang Lab
Speaker:   ♦  Alex Price, M. Weitzman Lab
      Title:  "Adenovirus co-opts m6A modification for viral RNA splicing".