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SHARP Seminars

SHARP” (Seminars Hosted for Area Research Professionals) is the official seminar series of the Leroy T. Canoles Jr. Cancer Research Center at EVMS. It occurs several times throughout the year. Since its inception in June/2014, renowned investigators of diverse research subjects have presented lectures. These lectures constitute an informative venue for the Center members to interact with leading scientists of a variety of disciplines.

Date Speaker Affiliation
3/28/2016 Dr. Pawel Ambrozewicz Eastern Virginia Medical School
Introducing Relative Biological Effectiveness in Eclipse Proton Treatment Planning
5/2/2016 Dr. Stephen Gould Johns Hopkins University
Exosome Biogenesis: Models, Predictions, and Tests
7/11/2016 Dr. Woong-Ki Kim Eastern Virginia Medical School
Targeting Macrophages as a Therapeutic Approach to HIV Infection and Disease
9/12/2016 Dr. Vivek Mittal Weill Cornell Medical College
“Insights into Breast Cancer Metastasis – Biological Implications and Therapeutic Opportunities”
10/31/2016 Dr. Richard Hoefer Sentara Medical Group
"The Sentara Cancer Network Pancreatic Consortium: Review of 7 Years of Surgical Outcomes and the Contribution of Multidisiplinary Care"
4/24/2017 Dr. Eric Feliberti Eastern Virginia Medical School
"What's a Heffalump? A Surgical Scientist in Research."
05/24/2017 Dr. Charles Chalfant Virginia Commonwealth University
"Cancer, RNA Splicing and Lipids"
09/18/2017 Dr. Frank Slack Harvard Medical School
"MicroRNA‐based therapeutics in cancer"
03/05/2018 Dr. Alissa Weaver Vanderbilt University
"Function and Regulation of Secreted Cancer Exosomes"
04/30/2018 Dr. Richard R. Drake Medical University of South Carolina
09/17/2018 Dr. Lance Liotta George Mason University