JBL Symposium

JBL Symposium XXIII – 2020

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Friday, October 30th, 2020
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

1PM – 5PM
Virtual Symposium
Theme: “Health Effects of Radiation: A Tribute to Dr. John B. Little”
The Symposium will feature talks by leading investigators focused
on the biology and effects of ionizing radiation.
Symposium Registration

NOTE: If you have registered but have not yet received the Zoom link, please email Melissa Curran (macurran@hsph.harvard.edu).


Program:

1:00-1:20 PM

Welcome: Zhi-Min Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.
Morningside Professor of Radiobiology
Department of Environmental Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Opening Remarks: Michelle A. Williams, Sc.D.
Dean of the Faculty
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

JBL Legacy Fund: Sally Amundson
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Columbia University

1:20 PM-3:00 PM: Session 1: Moderator: Zachary Nagel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Biology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

1:20-2:10 PM
David Kirsch, M.D., Ph.D.

Barbara Levine University Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Duke University
“Using Genetically Engineered Mouse Models to Dissect Mechanisms of Radiation Response in Tumors and Normal Tissues”

2:10-3:00 PM
Susan Wallace, Ph.D.

Emeritus Faculty, University of Vermont
“Molecular Radiobiology as Defined by Jack”

3:00 PM-4:40 PM: Session 2: Moderator: Kristopher Sarosiek, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Biology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

3:00-3:50 PM
Gayle Woloschak, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Affairs, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Professor of Radiation Oncology and Radiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Large-scale Mouse Studies: Low Dose and Low-Dose-Rate Effects

3:50-4:40 PM
Ralph Weichselbaum, M.D.
Daniel K. Ludwig Distinguished Service Professor of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, University of Chicago
Chair, Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, University of Chicago Medical Center
Radiotherapy as a Curative Treatment for Metastatic Disease

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