Lists of past events for postdocs

*CRAFT (Career Research Advancement Focused Training) Seminar Series meets monthly during the academic year for a lunchtime meeting focusing on career development for postdoctoral fellows at the University of Louisville.

Thursday, April 3 2014 – Dr. Lori Millner, U of L "Detection, isolation, and characterization of single circulating tumor cells.”

Thursday, June 26 2014 – Natia Qipshidze-Kelm, U of L "Combination treatment with conjugated linoleic acid and nitrite protects against myocardial infarction.”

Monday, August 25 2014 – Justin Hallgren, U of L "The role of the nucleolus in neurodegeneration."

Thursday, October 9 2014  – Dr. Keith Micoli, NYU “Hope is Not a Plan: Becoming the Professional You Want To Be.”

Thursday, November 6 2014 – Andrew Steen and Kyle Keeney, Kentucky Life Sciences Council: They discussed entrepreneurial opportunities for post-docs, and highlighted the KyMass Turnpike and KyMass Mentorship programs which connect Kentucky researchers with the Boston bio-tech community.

Thursday, December 4 2014 – Rebecca Fleischaker and Ted Smith, Louisville Forward: They discussed recent economic development efforts and highlighted local opportunities for budding entrepreneurs.


**CRISP (Cancer Research Initiative for Students and Post-docs) The Cancer Research Initiative for Students and Postdocs (CRISP) Journal Club meets monthly during the academic year for a lunch meeting focusing on current issues in the field of cancer research.

Tuesday, May 13 2014 – Dr. Lindsay A. Bonsignore "alpha-catenin acts as a tumor suppressor in E-cadherin-negative basal-like breast cancer by inhibiting NF-kB signaling,”

Tuesday, July 29 2014 – Dr. Subathra Marimuthu "TRAIL-coated leukocytes that kill cancer cells in the circulation,”

Tuesday, August 19 2014  – Dr. Smita Ghare "FAS-antisense 1 IncRNA and production of soluble versus membrane Fas in B-cell lymphoma,”

Tuesday, September 30 2014  – Dr. John G. Tooley "Drugging MYCN through an allosteric transition in Aurora Kinase A,”

Tuesday, November 4 2014 – Dr. Andrea Y. Angstadt "Non-cell autonomous driving of tumour growth supports sub-clonal heterogeneity,”



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National Postdoc Association Meeting



*Anyone interested in presenting at a future meeting can contact John Tooley at or Anna Bankston at

**Anyone interested in presenting at a future meeting can contact Anna Bankston at