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writing.jpgExpress Yourself: Creative Writing Series 2016
Tuesdays 12 - 2 p.m., lunchwill be provided.
First series: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16
Second series: 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19
Attendance to all workshops is highly encouraged.

This program is for anyone impacted by cancer who is interested in learning and exploring expressive writing. The program is free, regardless of where cancer care is received, and no experience is required.

For more information or to register, please call 615-322-9799 or email: 

Support Groups

Caring For The Caregiver
WHO: Open to families of cancer patients with all types of cancers
WHEN: Every Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
WHERE: The Vanderbilt Clinic, Conference Room 2701 (across the hall from the Stem Cell Transplant Clinic
CONTACT: For more information, call: Linda Hudson (615) 343-6546 or Kelly Owens (615) 322-4887

VICC toll-free number 1-877-936-8422

Cancer Center Events

Upcoming Seminars and Lectures

Monday, February 1, 2016

"Watching Mechanical Protein Degradation One Molecule at a Time"
Adrian Olivares, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2/1/16 at 12 p.m.
202 Light Hall
Sponsor: Biochemistry Faculty Candidate Seminar 

“Glial engulfment functions in the developing and mature brain”
Marc Freeman, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
2/1/16 at 12:15 p.m.
Sponsor: Program in Developmental Biology, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Monday Seminar Series (Host: Bruce Carter, Ph.D.)

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

“Hormone Refractory Breast Cancer: Mechanisms of Reactivation of ER Signaling and Consequences for Therapy”
Sarat Chandarlapaty, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Attending Physician Laboratory Head, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
2/2/16 at 12 p.m.
898-J Preston Research Building
Sponsor: VICC Breast Cancer Program and SPORE Seminar (Host Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.)

"A new function of Golgi-derived microtubules: revisiting insulin secretion”
Irina Kaverina, Ph.D., Cell and Developmental Biology
2/2/16 at 12:30 p.m. 
Sponsor: Molecular Biophysics Training Program/Center for Structural Biology Seminar Series

Thursday, February 4, 2016

“Regulating epithelial cell polarity by Ral GTPases and Exocyst complexes”
Charles Yeaman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology and Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa
2/4/16 at 3 p.m.
10455 MRB IV
Sponsor: Epithelial Biology Center Seminar

"A Journey to Precision Medicine" 
Joshua C. Denny, M.D., M.S., FACMI, Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
2/4/16 at 4 p.m.
208 Light Hall
Sponsor: Flexner Discovery Lecture Series/Office of Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Friday, February 5, 2016

"A Zebrafish Model for Glioblastoma"
Stephen Wesley Clark, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neuro-Oncology Division
2/5/16 at 4 p.m.
898-J Preston Research Building
Sponsor: VICC Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies Studio (Host: Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.)


Thursday, February 11, 2016

"Unexpected crosstalk between cell-cell adhesion and miRNA biology"
Panagiotis Anastasiadis, Ph.D., Professor of Cancer Biology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL
2/11/16 at 2:45 p.m.
10455 MRB IV
Sponsor: Epithelial Biology Center Seminar

Thursday, February 18, 2016

"CD27 costimulation as a pathway to reinvigorate tumor infiltrating lymphocyte function" 
Timothy N. J. Bullock, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology Human Immune Therapy Center, University of Virginia
2/18/16 at 12 p.m.
898-J Preston Research Building  
Sponsor:  Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Seminar Series (Host: Jeff Rathmell, Ph.D.)

Jeff Wrana, Ph.D., Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, University of Toronto
2/18/16 at 3 p.m.
1220 MRB III
Sponsor: Epithelial Biology Center Seminar


Thursday, February 25, 2016

"How Ubiquitin and Ubiquitin-binding domains collaborate during endocytic sorting"
Robert Piper, Ph.D., The University of Iowa
2/25/16 at 2:45 p.m.
Location TBA
Sponsor: Epithelial Biology Center Seminar