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Invited Presentations and Accomplishments

Patricia Ernst, PhD
Co-Director of the Cancer Mechanisms Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Genetics and of Microbiology and Immunology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Presenting "Coordination of self-renewal, proliferation and gene expression by MLL1" at the Hellen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF, San Francisco, CA, November 16, 2012.

James Gorham, PhD
Member of the Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Pathology and Microbiology and Immunology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Presented "Marketing a shared resource facility: The DARTMOUSE™ experience" at the 7th Annual Northeast Regional Life Sciences Core Directors (NERLSCD) meeting; Whitefield, New Hampshire, October 26, 2012.

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

International Retroviral workshop in Philadelphia on Oct 24-27 where he will be giving a talk and I a poster presentation.  Title for both the talk and poster:  "Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells in Murine Retrovirus-induced AIDS:  Inhibition of the T-cell and B-cell Responsiveness That Define the Immunodeficiency".  Authors:  William R. Green, Kathy A. Green, W.James Cook.

Leigh Ann Humphries
Dartmouth undergraduate in Alexey V. Danilov’s lab, will give an oral presentation at ASH in December. Presenting  " B-cell receptor signaling suppresses TAp63-induced apoptosis via PI3-K/mTOR pathway and upregulation of miR-21 in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL.") Humphries was also recognized with an an abstract achievement award.

William Kinlaw, MD
Member of the Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Presented "Dietary fat and breast cancer" at the 15th Annual Vermont Breast Cancer Conference, Burlington, VT, October 5, 2012.

Presented "Obesity and cancer" at the NH ACP Annual Meeting, Portsmouth, NH, October 26, 2012.

Carmen Marsit, PhD
Member of the Cancer Epidemiology and Chemoprevention Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Carmen Marsit and Devin Koestler (QBS postdoctoral fellow) presented at the "Epigenetic Actions of Environmental Arsenicals" Meeting at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Presented "Role of miRNA in regulating placental function and fetal growth" at the Alltech Distinguished Lecture Series in Nutrigenomics at the University of Kentucky, October 2012.

David Mullins, PhD
Member of the Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Presented "Making Cancer Vaccines Work: Coordinating T cell Infiltration of Metastatic Melanoma" at an Upstate New York Immunology Conference, Oct. 22, 2012.

Harold Swartz, MD, PhD
Co-Director of the Cancer Imaging and Radiobiology Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Radiology, Medicine (Radiation Oncology) and Physiology and Director EPR Center for the Study of Viable Systems at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Presented "Overview of Clinical Applications of EPR" at the Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 11, 2012.

Presenting "Clinical EPR: Challenges and Progress" at the 2012 Easter Analytical Symposium & Exposition, Somerset, NJ, November 15, 2012.

Presenting "Clinical EPR: Opportunities and Challenges" at the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, November 2, 2012.

Susanne E. Tanski, MD
Member of the Cancer Control Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Presented  "Third Hand Smoke: Real or Rhetoric?" at the 4th annual C. Everett Koop, MD Tobacco Treatment Conference: New Horizons for Tobacco Treatment in the 21st Century, Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT, September 28, 2012.

Presenting " Smoking in entertainment media: The clear picture emerging"  at the Tackling Smoking in 21st Century Britain Meeting, sponsored by the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, York, UK, November 7-9, 2012.

Scott Williams, PhD
Member of the Cancer Epidemiology and Chemoprevention Research Program at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Genetics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Presented Keynote Address "Addressing the genetics of preterm birth: using standard vs. evolutionary methods" at the Frontiers in Pregnancy Research Symposium, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, March of Dimes, Colorado Chapter,  September 2012.