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Invited Presentations and Accomplishments

Ira Byock, MD
Member, Cancer Control Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Anesthesiology and Community & Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School and Director of Palliative Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Presented "Conceptual Framework for a Continuum of Cancer Care: From prevention through Survivorship and Palliative Care" at the New Hampshire Comprehensive Cancer Collaborative, March 25, 2008.
Received the Outstanding Colleague Award for 2008 from the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, April 5, 2008.

Jacqueline Y. Channon Smith, PhD
Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Research Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Conversion of naive effector CD4+ cells to regulatory T cells ex vivo: a new immunotherapy for treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis?" at the American Association of Neuroloy 60th Annual Meeting, April 2008.

Mardi Crane-Godreau, PhD
Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Research Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at
Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Effects of Cigarette Smoke Exposure on Immune Protection at the Mucosa" for the OB-GYN Research Seminar, University of Vermont Medical School, March 13, 2008.

Alan Eastman, PhD
Co-Director, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Both on Cell Cycle Checkpoint Inhibitors in Cancer Chemotherapy" at the Lousiana State University, Shreveport LA, April 29, 2008.

Presenting "Both on Cell Cycle Checkpoint Inhibitors in Cancer Chemotherapy" at the UMD- New Jersey Medical School, May 14, 2008.

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

Presented "Gene by gene interaction", Invited tutorial for the 8th Annual NIH/NIDDK Statistical Genetics Short Course for Obesity and Nutrition Researchers, San Diego, California, April 4, 2008

Presenting "Does complexity matter? Artificial evolution, computational evolution and the genetic analysis of epistasis in common human diseases", Invited Speaker for the Workshop on Genetic Programming Theory and Practice (GPTP-2008), Center for the Study of Complex Systems, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 12, 2008

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

Presented "Molecular Pathology: Bridging the Clinical Gap" at the American Society for investigative Pathology, Experimental Biology (EB) meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2008.

Presented "In search of the metastatic cancer cell" at the American Society for investigative Pathology, Experimental Biology (EB) meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2008.

Presented "STAT molecular testing: From infectious diseases to oncology" at the Bay Area On-Demand Molecular Diagnostics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, April 2008.

Yolanda Sanchez, PhD
Member, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Relationship between oncogenes and checkpoint pathways in lung carcinogenesis" at the Department of Pathology at Boston University School of Medicine April 2008.