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“PI3K, metabolism and cancer,” presented by Lewis C. Cantley, PhD, 1/20

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and DF/HCC Seminars in Oncology present
“PI3K, Metabolism and Cancer”
Lewis C. Cantley, PhD
Professor of Systems Biology
Chief, Division of Signal Transduction,
Beth Israel Hospital,
Harvard Medical School,
Boston, MA

Dr. Lewis Cantley is the William Bosworth Castle Professor at Harvard Medical School. He is a co-founder of the Systems Biology Department at HMS and was recently appointed Director of the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. Dr. Cantley obtained a PhD in Biophysical Chemistry from Cornell University in 1975 and joined the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard as an Assistant Professor in 1978. He was appointed Professor of Physiology at Tufts Medical School in 1985 and returned to Harvard as Professor of Medicine in 1992. His research has focused on biochemical mechanisms of cellular regulation relevant to metabolism and cancer. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 4:00 p.m.
Jimmy Fund Auditorium
Host: Myles A. Brown, MD
DFCI Tel: 617-632-4750
Contact: Nicole Buchenholz