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Tulane Cancer Center Invited Speaker Series


Novel Insights into the Canonical and Non-canonical Role of Adrenal Androgens in Prostate Cancer

Elahe Mostaghel, MD, PhD Clinician Investigator, VA Puget Sound Health Care System Associate Professor, University of Washington Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

M.A.R.I. is happy to announce the third talk of the 2018-19 Brown Bag talk series.

Caroline A. Parris, M.A.R.I. Collections Manager and Anthropology Tulane grad student, presents part of her dissertation research titled:

Feast or No Feast? A Comparative Analysis of Maya Ceramic Assemblages

12:00 pm  Friday, March 15 Rm. 305, Dinwiddie Hall

See you on Friday and remember to bring your lunch!


Event being held in Room 6065 of the School of Medicine.  Light lunch served at 11:45pm.

Seminar by Philipp Oberdoerffer, PhD, Tenure-Track Investigator, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.  Light lunch served at 11:45am.

The International University: Thoughts from an American Educator in China

Speaker: Dr. Brent Haas, Inter-University Program, Qinghua University

February 14, 2019

5pm - 6pm

Weatherhead Residence Hall Lounge


A lively discussion of academic exchange between China and the United States. Dr. Haas will discuss the long range of foreign study between the two nations, from missionaries and Mandarins to modern joint-venture universities such as NYU Shanghai.  

Donald J. Palmisano, MD, JD, FACS

Former President of the American Medical Association Clinical Professor, Tulane University, School of Medicine

Speaks about how to “Enlist Others in a common vision by appealing to shared aspirations Speaking persuasively Communicating effectively”

Abby Alpert is an Assistant Professor of Health Care Management at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.  The seminar series is held on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30 in 301 Tilton Hall.

Monica Deza is an Associate Professor of Economics at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University New York.  The seminar series is held on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30 in 301 Tilton Hall.

Prof. Iryna Topolyan is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department of Carl H. Linder College of Business, University of Cincinnati.  She will be presenting her paper titled, "Group Contests with Private Information and the "Weakest Link".  The seminar series is held on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30 pm in 301 Tilton Hall.

Richard F. Loeser, MD, Herman and Louise Smith Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology, Director, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Dr. Loeser will be discussing “The Role of Aging and Oxidative Stress in the Development of Osteoarthritis"