Henry M. Lemon Short Course in Cancer Biology


Eppley Institute Henry M. Lemon Short Course in Cancer Biology: Unfolded Protein Response


June 16-17, 2021
Held virtually
Zoom links will be available by request

Faculty Advisor: Amar Natarajan, PhD

Welcome by Kenneth Cowan, MD, PhD 
Director, Eppley Institute, and the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
10:00- 10:15 am

Amy Lee, PhD
Professor, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California
10:15-11:05 am "Discovery of the UPR and role of GRP78 in cancer"
11:15- 12:00 pm "Therapeutic targeting of GRP78 in cancer and role of GRP78 in COVID 19"

All-speaker discussion panel 12:00-12:15 pm

Scott Oakes, MD
Professor, 7 Vice Chair of Research & Academic Affairs,The University of Chicago
 3:00- 3:50 pm "The Unfolded Protein Response and Cancer”
 4:00-4:45 pm “Targeting the Unfolded Protein Response in a Highly Secretory Cancer”

All speaker discussion panel 4:45-5:00 pm 

June 17, 2021
Luke Wiseman, PhD
Associate Professor, Scripps Research
10:00- 10:50 am "Pharmacologically Targeting the Unfolded Protein Response: Where do we go from here?"
11:00- 11:50 am "Targeting the Unfolded Protein Response in Etiologically-diverse Diseases"

All-speakers discussion panel 11:50-12:05 pm 

Darci Trader, PhD
Assistant Professor, Purdue University
3:00-3:50 pm "Small Molecule Inhibitors to the Core and Regulatory Particle of the Proteasome as an Anti-cancer Strategy"
4:00-4:45 pm "
Discovery of Molecules to Monitor and Perturb the Activity of the Proteasome"

All-Speaker discussion 4:45-5:00 pm

Amar Natarajan, PhD
Closing remarks 5:00 pm
Contact Misty Pocwierz-Gaines, misty.pocwierz@unmc.edu, for further information