Meeting and Seminars

Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium

Monday Cancer Research Discussion Meetings at Xavier

Noon – 1:00pm

Room 420 Xavier College of Pharmacy

Lunch provided (11:45am)

Date:    Presenters   
Monday January 25, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Wallace
HPV, DNA damage and Skin Cancer
Monday February 1, 2016Richard Graves and Dr. Tarun Mandal
Biophysical interaction of drugs with cancer cells as an innovative predictor of treatment success
Monday February 8-9, 2016MARDI GRAS (no seminar)
Monday February 15, 2016 Robert Blake, Ph.D.
Cooperative Behavior in Antibodies to cancer markers
Monday February 22, 2016 Tulasi Ponnapakkam, Ph.D
 Bone-Targeted Parathyroid Hormone Antagonist for the Treatment of Breast Cancer Metastases to Bone
Monday February 29, 2016  XU Health Disparity Conference in NOLA (no seminar)
Monday March 7, 2016 Dr. Thomas Burris (SLU) (invited by RCMI)
Design of Drugs Targeting Cancer Metabolic Pathways
Monday March 14, 2016Tracy Everingham
Protein Simple
Monday March 21, 2016SPRING BREAK
Monday March 28, 2016Guangdi Wang, Ph.D.
Charting Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer: Ways to Enhance Treatment Outcome
Monday April 4, 2016Margarita Echeverri, Ph.D.
Factors associated with engagement in cancer prevention and participation in research studies among Latinos and African Americans in Louisiana
Monday April 11, 2016  Dr. Partha Bhattacharjee
Therapeutic intervention of retinal neurodegenerative diseases.
Monday April 18, 2016  Dr. Shubha Ireland
Monday April 25, 2016 Dr. Lucio Miele

Previously recorded seminars:


Dr. Michael Johnson

Director, Tobacco-Free Living


Dr. Gene D'Amour

Funding, Resource and Collaboration Opportunities


Dr. Vladimir Kolesnichenko

Major Instrumentation Core update


Dr. Arnold Zea

Co-Director, LCRC Biospecimen Core


Dr. Thomas Wiese

Searching for Pharmaceutical Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Dr. Anup Kundu

“Preparation and characterization of aptamer-labeled hybrid nanoparticles for targeted delivery of siRNA to breast cancer cells”


Dr. Cecily DeFreece


Dr. Guangdi Wang


Dr. Lee Roy Morgan


Dr. Zongbing You


Dr. Jaya Sridhar


Dr. Partha Chandra


Dr. Ravi Pingali