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【院长论坛】Interweaving the threads of microRNA, Inflammationand p53 networks into the tapestry of human cancer

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北京大学基础医学院

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报告题目 Interweaving the threads of microRNA, Inflammationand p53 networks into the tapestry of human cancer

报告人Curtis C Harris, M.D.,

Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis

National Cancer Institute

时间:20131122日(星期五)上午10:30

地点:医学部逸夫楼209报告厅

主持人:尹玉新教授

报告人简介:

Dr. Harris is the Chief of the Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis and Chief of its Molecular Genetics and Carcinogenesis Section at the National Cancer Institute. He also is an Adjunct Professor of Oncology at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is a physician-scientist with a wide range of scientific interests and accomplishments spanning molecular genetics of human cancer to molecular epidemiology of human cancer. His scientific contributions to the fields of molecular carcinogenesis, molecular epidemiology of human cancer, and clinical cancer research have placed him at the international forefront. His research on environmental carcinogenesis, cancer risk factors and molecular genetics of human cancer, p53 and microRNA pathways in cancer prognosis and therapy has significantly contributed to the field of cancer risk assessment and our understanding of human cancer.

 

Dr. Harris has received numerous honors throughout his distinguished career including the Alton Ochsner Award relating Smoking and Health (American College of Physicians), Deichmann Award (International Union of Toxicology), Charles Heidelberger Award (International Society of Gastroenterological Carcinogenesis) and the Distinguished Service Medal (the highest honor of the U.S. Public Health Service), NCI Outstanding Mentor Award, an honorary Ph.D. from Nippon Medical School, and the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)-Princess Takamatsu Award. He serves as Editor-in-Chief for the journal Carcinogenesis and has held or currently holds elected offices in scholarly societies and non-profit foundations including the AACR, the International Society of Differentiation, the Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, and the Aspen Cancer Conference.

 

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