Brooke M. Emerling, PhD, Instructor of Cancer Biology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Shannon Kenney, MD, UW-Madison Cellular and Molecular Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Pengda Liu, PhD, Instructor, Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
100 Friday Center Drive Chapel Hill, NC
On Thursday, February 12, 2015, UNC Lineberger and the Greensboro Area Health Education Center (AHEC) will be hosting a conference that examines many issues associated with melanoma treatment. The conference is designed to give attendees a multidisciplinary view of the melanoma patient and the care that should be provided to improve their overall health.
Myunggon Ko, PhD, Instructor, Division of Signaling and Gene Expression, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
Identification of the Platelet Derived Growth Factor Receptor as an Oncogenic Driver and Therapeutic Target in Kaposis's Sarcoma
Enrique A. Mesri, PhD, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Director, Miami CFAR AIDS Malignancies Program, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Jessica Blackburn, PhD, Instructor in Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital
The Science of Breast Cancer Disparities: A Symposium in Honor of the Carolina Breast Cancer Study and Robert Millikan
This special symposium will honor the scientific contributions of Dr. Robert Millikan to understanding the causes of breast cancer, especially among African-American women. The symposium will provide an overview of the Carolina Breast Cancer Study the landmark study that Dr. Millikan led as well as a current perspective on the epidemiology and biology of breast cancer. The role of science and breast cancer advocacy, an area of commitment to Dr. Millikan, will also be discussed. Presentations will be provided by Dr. Millikan’s UNC colleagues and other national leaders in breast cancer research.