Cancer Center at Illinois

Spring 2018 Faculty Seminar Series

Sponsored by the Cancer Center at Illinois, Health Care Engineering Systems Center, & Interdisciplinary Heath Sciences Institute
Please click here to RSVP; recommended, but not required for attendance as seats are limited. The seminar series is open to all.

Session 1: February 1, 2018

3:00pm - 4:30pm | Beckman Institute 3269 (Tower Room)

  1. Aleksi Aksimentiev, Professor of Physics “Modeling DNA for Cancer Research: Detecting a Cause and Building a Cure”

  2. Andrew Smith, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering “Counting Molecules in Cancer Cells and Clinical Biospecimens with Next-Generation Quantum Dots”

  3. Shuming Nie, Professor, Bioengineering “Image-Guided Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cancer Surgery: Opportunities”


Session 2: March 1, 2018

3:00pm - 4:30pm | Beckman Institute 3269 (Tower Room)

  1. Roy Dar, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering “Engineering Fluctuations in Gene Expression for Biasing Cell-Fate Decisions”

  2. Dipanjan Pan, Associate Professor, Bioengineering In Silico to In Vivo Molecularly Targeted Imaging and Therapy for Liver Cancer”

  3. Paul Hergenrother, Professor, Chemistry “Traversing the Valley of Death in Anticancer Drug Discovery”


Session 3: April 5, 2018

3:00pm - 4:30pm | Beckman 4269 (Tower Room)


Session 4: May 3, 2018

3:00pm - 4:30pm | Beckman Institute 3269 (Tower Room)