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Invited Presentations and Accomplishments

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

Presented "MLL1 pathways in hematopoiesis and leukemia" at the FASEB Sumer Conference, Hematologic Malignancies, Saxton's River, VT, August 5-9, 2013.

Presented "MLL1-dependent pathways and mechanisms that maintain hematopoiesis" at the ISEH Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, August 22-25, 2013.

Presented "Lessons from the MLL1 proto-oncogene: self-renewal and epigenetic regulation in hematopoiesis and leukemia" Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Dept. Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, Hershey, PA, September 9, 2013.

Presented "Role of MLL1 in hematopoiesis and leukemia" Plenary Speaker for Annual Midwest Blood Club Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, September 19-20, 2013.

Steven N. Fiering, PhD
Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and of Genetics at Geisel School of Medicine

Presented "Iron oxide nanoparticle mediated hyperthermia treatment of primary tumors induces systemic antitumor immune response" at the Gordon Research Conference on Cancer Nanotechnology, Mt Snow, VT, July 17, 2013.

Accomplishments

Jimmy Wu, PhD
Member, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Promoted to Associate Professor of Chemistry with tenure at Dartmouth College

William F.Hickey, MD
Dr. William Hickey has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. As the John La Porte Given Professor of Pathology and Neurology at Geisel, he has authored more than 160 publications, the majority focused on neuroimmunology. At DHMC, he has been pathologist-in-chief since 1992 and is executive director of the Dartmouth Reference Laboratory at Geisel. In addition to his clinical duties in anatomic and neuropathology, is also director of the general pathology course for first-year Geisel students.