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Invited Presentations and Accomplishments

Charles Brenner, PhD
Member, Cancer Mechanisms Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Genetics and of Biochemistry at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Counting calories with NAD: New biosynthetic pathways for life, death and aging" at the Boston University Medical Center, December 9, 2008.

Jose R Conejo-Garcia, MD, PhD
Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Impairing ovarian cancer vascularization by re-programming
tumor-infiltrating dendritic cells in vivo and in situ" at the Center for Angiogenesis, Dartmouth Medical School, NH, December 11, 2008.

Duane Compton, PhD
Director, Cancer Mechanisms Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Biochemistry at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Mechanisms of chromosomal instability and aneuploidy in human cells" at the Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, December 2, 2008.

Barbara Conradt, PhD
Member, Cancer Mechanisms Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Genetics at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Developmental control of apoptosis" at the University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, December 8, 2008.

P. Jack Hoopes, DVM, PhD
Member, Cancer Imaging and Radiobiology Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Surgery and Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Hyperthermia cancer treatment: External energy delivery vs. intracellular nanoparticles" at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, December 10, 2008.

Tracy Onega, PhD
Member, Cancer Control Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Breast MRI use in practice: Assessment of current evidence and clinical applications" at the Parkland Medical Center Grand Rounds, Derry, NH, December 4, 2008.

Accomplishments

William R. Green, PhD
Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Dartmouth Medical School

Elected by his COBRE/INBRE fellow PIs to the NAIPI, the National Association of IDeA (institutional development awards) principal investigators, a 20-member panel that will work with NIH NCRR to advocate to NIH for the IDeA programs, and to work with NIH NCRR leadership, including NCRR Director Barbara Alving, to create RFAs for
future NCRR funding of IDeA programs such as COBREs and INBREs. Dr. Green represents the Northeast District as a COBRE PI. The NCRR is also the funding source for the CTSA program.

Lisa Sutherland, PhD
Member, Cancer Control Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Dartmouth Medical School

Member, U.S. Delegation, Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme, 30thSession of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU), Cape Town, South Africa. November 3 - 7, 2008.