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Save the date! : Belfer/Hunter Retreat on January 4th, 2017

BELFER/HUNTER Retreat President Jennifer Raab has designated Wednesday, January 4th for the Belfer/Hunter symposium. This day-long event will conclude with a cocktail reception at 05:00 pm attended by the President of Hunter and the Dean of the Weill Cornell Medical School. This symposium is designed to foster collaborations between the Hunter researchers at Belfer and the researchers at Weill Cornell. Hunter representatives are involved in organizing this special event. Please save this date on your calendar to attend this special event! Thank you!

 

Update December 22, 2016:

 

 INAUGURAL HUNTER COLLEGE-CUNY/ WEILL CORNELL MEDICINE 

 

BELFER RESEARCH RETREAT

 

DATE: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 

 

LECTURES: Belfer Research Building (413 East 69th Street), Rooms 204 A/B/C 

 

BREAKFAST, 8:30-9am, outside of Belfer Rooms 204 A/B/C 

LUNCH, 12:30-1:30pm, Belfer 4th Floor 

RECEPTION, 5:00pm, Belfer 4th Floor 

8:30am

Light breakfast with faculty

9:00am

Welcome and opening remarks, Jennifer Raab, J.D., President,

9:15am

Welcome and opening remarks, Gary Koretzky, M.D., Ph.D., Vi Weill Cornell Medicine

9:30am

Craig Thompson, M.D., President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Ke “The coming era of discovery in human biology and its translat care”

10:15am

Jennifer Raab, J.D., Hunter: “The East Harlem Initiative”

10:30am

Daniel Gardner, MSW, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Silberma Hunter: “Reducing health disparities among chronically ill olde

11:00am

Julianne Imperato-McGinley, M.D., Professor of Medicine, WC Hunter Collaborations through the Clinical and Translational Sc Center”

11:30am

Monika Safford, M.D., Chief, General Internal Medicine, WCM: Health Disparities Research: Advancing the Science of Health 

12pm

Olorunseun Ogunwobi, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Bio Hunter: “PVTI-derived non-protein coding transcripts in aggres cancer in males of African ancestry and Introduction to Cancer Underserved Minority Populations”

12:30pm 

Lunch Roundtables with Hunter and WCM senior researchers hosting tables 

1:45pm 

Jill Bargonetti, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Biology, Hunter: “PARP as a target of mutant p53 in metastatic triple negative breast cancer” 

2:15pm 

Deven Patel, graduate student, Hunter: “A late G1 lipid checkpoint that is dysregulated in clear cell renal carcinoma cells” 

2:30pm 

Marcus Goncalves, M.D., Ph.D., Endocrinology Fellow, WCM: “Muscle loss in cancer” 

2:45pm 

Jihye Yun, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, WCM: “Metabolic pathways and enzyme regulation by oncogenes in colorectal cancer” 

3:00pm 

Jared Johnson, Ph.D., WCM: “Molecular and biochemical approaches to the signaling and metabolism of cancers” 

3:15pm 

Maria Frias, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Hunter: Phosphatidic acid promotes lysosomal translocation and activation of mTOR” 

3:30pm 

Brian Zeglis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Hunter: “Toward safer radiotherapy using in vivo click chemistry” 

3:45pm 

Lewis Cantley, Ph.D., Meyer Director of the Meyer Cancer Center, WCM: “The Importance of Translational Research in Developing Cancer Therapeutics” 

5:00pm 

Reception