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Center for Inflammation and Cancer (CIC) Retreat

Center for Inflammation and Cancer (CIC) Retreat

 

Center for Inflammation and Cancer (CIC) Retreat
October, 7, 2013
MD Anderson Cancer Center
South Campus Research Buildings 1 & 2
Conference Rooms 4, 5, and 6
Retreat Agenda
 
 
 
 
Monday, October 7, 2013
8:00 – 9:00 am           Breakfast
9:00 – 9:05 am           Dr. Shao-Cong Sun – Introduction
 
Basic Inflammation Biology – Session Chair: Roza Nurieva
  9:05 – 9:30 am           Dr. Roza Nurieva – Role of Grail in T-cell function
9:30 – 9:55 am           Dr. Emily Corse – Chronic Inflammatory Liver Disease in Mice Expressing a
                                    CD28-Specific Ligand
9:55 – 10:20 am         Dr. Tomasz Zal – Organotypic control of tumor immune surveillance
 
10:20 – 10:35 am      Break
 
Colon cancer and inflammation – Session Chair: Shao-Cong Sun
10:35 – 11:00 am       Dr. Stephanie Watowich – Roles for STATs in dendritic cell and macrophage function
11:00 – 11:25 am       Dr. Shao-Cong Sun – Novel NF-kB regulators involved in intestinal immune homeostasis and tumorigenesis
 
Inflammation signaling in lymphoid malignancies – Session Chair: Xin Lin
  11:25 – 11:50 am       Dr. James You – Pten Deficiency and T-lymphoblastic Lymphoma
11:50 – 12:15 pm       Dr. Xin Lin – The functional interaction between lymphoma and stromal
                                  Environment
 
12:15 – 1:15 pm      Lunch
 
Key Note Speaker
  1:20 – 2:20 pm           Dr. Jenny Ting – NLR family of innate immune sensors: Impact on Immunity
                                     and Beyond   
 
Lung Inflammation and Cancer – Session Chair: Chen Dong
  2:20 – 2:45 pm           Dr. Seon Hee Chang – Interleukin-17 in lung inflammation and cancer
2:45 – 3:10 pm             Dr. David Corry – Fibrinogenolysis – a central theme in airway inflammation and guide to new therapies
 
3:10 – 3:25 pm          Break
 
Trainee Research Presentations – Session Chair: Stephanie Watowich
 3:25 – 3:40 pm           Mr. Scott Anthony – Type I IFNs induce ADAM17-mediated cleavage of
                                    soluble IL-15Rα/IL-15 complexes
 
 3:40 – 3:55 pm           Dr. Hongbo Hu – Otud7b controls noncanonical NF-κB activation via
                                    deubiquitination of TRAF3
 
 3:55 – 4:10 pm           Dr. Donghyun Joo – RNF31 regulates apoptosis pathway by stabilizing anti-
                                    apoptotic molecule, cFLIP and is reversely inhibited via cleavage by Caspase 8
 
 4:10 4:25 pm            Dr. Haiyan Li STAT-mediated control of the transcriptional regulator Id2
                                    controls GM-CSF-derived dendritic cell development and function
 
 4:25 4:40 pm            Dr. Xindong Liu Transcription factor Achaete-Scute homologue 2 directs the
                                    T follicular helper cell program
 
 4:40 4:55 pm            Mr. Felix Nwajei Organ Specific Immune Response to Cancer Metastasis
 
 4:55 5:10 pm            Dr. Junmei Wang Grail deficiency confers spontaneous tumor regression
 
 5:10 5:25 pm            Dr. Huiyuan Zhang Rheostat function for STAT3 in inflammation: regulation
                                    of the ubiquitin-conjugating (E2) enzyme Ubc13
 
 5:25 – 5:35 pm            Dr. Chen Dong – Closing Remarks
 
 

Date: 10/7/13, 8am to 5:30pm
Time: 10/7/13, 8am to 5:30pm
Location: MDACC South Campus 1 & 2 , SCRB 1st Floor, Conference Rooms 4, 5, and 6
Format: All Employee Meeting
Facilitator: Dr. Chen Dong and Dr. Shao-Cong Sun
Contact: Rosie Alvarez - (713) 563-9142 - rlalvarez@mdanderson.org
Attachments:
  Flyer.pdf (PDF, 279 KB)