News

 

 

Invited Presentations and Accomplishments

James D. Gorham, MD, PhD
Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "CD4+ T cells, TGF-beta, and autoimmune liver disease" at the 2008 Hepatic Inflammation and Immunity Meeting in Galveston, Texas, January 25-27, 2008.

Jason H. Moore, Ph.D.
Member, Cancer Epidemiology and Chemoprevention Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Genetics and of Community & Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "A role for computational intelligence and expert knowledge in genome-wide association studies" at the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana, January 14, 2008.

Alexei F. Kisselev, PhD
Member, Cancer Mechanisms Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Assistant Professor at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Different active sites of the proteasome as drug targets in cancer" at the AACR Special Conference on "Ubiquitin and Cancer", San Diego, California, January 25, 2008.
Presented "Different active sites of the proteasome as drug targets in cancer" at the AACR Special Conference on "Ubiquitin and Cancer", San Diego, California, January 25, 2008.

Richard Rothstein, MD
Member, Epidemiology and Chemoprevention Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Barrett's Esophagus: New methods of endoscopic management" at the University College London Hospital, London, UK, January 17, 2008.

Gregory Tsongalis, PhD, HCLD, FACB
Member, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Pathology at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Moving Forward in Molecular Oncology" at the La Sociedad Mexicana De Oncolgia y El Colegio De Patologos, Guadalajara, Mexico, January 2008.

Charles R. Wira, PhD
Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Physiology at Dartmouth Medical School

Plenary Speaker on "How the female sex hormones estradiol and progesterone regulate both innate and adaptive immunity in the female reproductive tract to meet the unique requirements of accommodating an immunologically distinct fetus and protecting against sexually transmitted viral and bacterial pathogens" at the Mucosal Immunology Workshop of the Australian Society of Immunology Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, December 2007.

Other Accomplishments

Mark A. Israel, MD
Member, Cancer Mechanisms Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Pediatrics and of Genetics at Dartmouth Medical School

Member, President's Cancer Panel on Strategies for Maximizing the Nation's Investment in Cancer, New Orleans, LA, January 28, 2008.

Catherine Carriere, PhD
Member, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Research Assistant Professor at Dartmouth Medical School

Received the 2008 Competitive Award from the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.

Amy S. Gladfelter, PhD
Member, Cancer Mechanisms Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Biology at Dartmouth Medical School

Awarded the Basil O'Connor Award from the March of Dimes in January 2008.

Jason H. Moore, PhD
Member, Cancer Epidemiology and Chemoprevention Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Genetics and of Community & Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

Scientific Advisory Committee, Southern Center on Environmentally-Driven Disparities in Birth Outcomes, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

Program Chair, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Track, 2008 ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2008), Atlanta, Georgia.

Founder, Organizer and Chair, 2008 Workshop on Open-Source Software for Applied Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (SoftGEC'08), Atlanta, Georgia.

Steering Committee, 6th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation, Machine Learning and Data Mining in Bioinformatics (EvoBIO 2008), Naples, Italy.

Founding Member of the Editorial Board for the journal Memetic Computing