Seminars in Mathematical Oncology and Research Informatics

The Division of Mathematical Oncology hosts a monthly seminar featuring researchers from City of Hope and beyond. The series will alternate in featuring Research Informatics and Mathematical Oncology.

Organized by Russell Rockne, Ph.D., and supported by the Department of Research Information Sciences, this seminar series highlights the unique contributions made by computer scientists, mathematicians and informatics specialists to multidisciplinary research.

Upcoming Seminars:

November 3, 2016:
Paul Macklin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine, University of Southern California
"3-D Simulation Tools for Multicellular Systems Biology, Cancer Research, and Engineering"

November 4, 2016:
Hermann B. Frieboes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
"Multidisciplinary evaluation of nanotherapy to target the tumor microenvironment"

Past speakers and topics included:

September 30, 2016:
Stacey D. Finley, Gabilan, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California
"Applying Computational Systems Biology to Predict Signaling Pathways in Cancer "

July 12, 2016:
Kyle Singleton, Ph.D "Assessing Predictive Disease Model Transportability through Lung and Brain Cancer Cohort Simulation" Event Details PDF

April 15, 2016:
Matthew Simpson, Ph.D. "Understanding and improving reproducibility of cell migration experiments: A combined experimental and mathematical modeling approach"

March 30, 2016:
Sorena Nadaf, M.S. "New Era of Digital Health Innovation and Computational Sciences at the City of Hope"

February 2016:
Kathleen (Kit) Todd, Ph.D. "Biological vs. Chronological Aging: A Biomathematical study of Barrett’s Esophagus"

January 2016:
Srisairam Achuthan, Ph.D. "SPIRIT-ML :  A Machine Learning Platform for Deriving Knowledge from Structured Biomedical Datasets”

December 17, 2015:
Chandler Gatenbee, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Integrated Mathematical Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa Florida
"Modeling the Spatiotemporal Evolution of Immune Escape Strategies Using Evolutionary Game Theory"

December 2015:
Russell Rockne, Ph.D. “Mathematical Oncology at City of Hope"

November 2015:
Joyce Niland, Ph.D. “Research Informatics at City of Hope"
Weizhong Zhu, Ph.D. “Natural Language Processing Case Studies for Clinical and Translational Research Using COH HER"

For more information about the series — or if you are interested in attending or participating in a future seminar — please contact Russell Rockne, Ph.D., at [email protected].