Integrated Cancer Research Center Seminar Series

Cancer: An Evolutionary Perspective

Agenda:

9:00 a.m. - Coffee, fruit and pastries

9:15 a.m. -  John McDonald Welcoming remarks

9:30-10:20 a.m. - Mark Vincent

Title: Why Atavism Should be Taken Seriously as a Theory of Cancer

10:25-11:15 a.m. -  Robert Gatenby

Title: Evolution and Ecology in Cancer Biology and Treatment

11:20-12:10 a.m. -  Athena Aktipis

Title: Cancer Suppression and the Evolution of Multicellularity

12:10-1:10 p.m. -  Lunch provided (limited)

1:15-2:05 p.. - James DeGregori

Title: Tissue Ecology and the Evolution of Cancer

2:10-3:00 a.m. -  Joseph Lachance

Title: Evolution and Genetic Prediction of Prostate Cancer Risks in African Men

3:05-3:35 p.m. Panel Discussion