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Lozano of MD Anderson To Deliver Pittman Lecture, Dec. 7

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Dr. Gigi Lozano

Dr. Gigi Lozano of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will deliver the Margaret Pittman Lecture, part of the Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series, on Dec. 7 from 3 to 4 p.m. ET in Wilson Hall in Bldg. 1* and can be viewed on videocast at The talk is titled “Mutant p53 Activities in Mouse Tumor Models.”   
*[Please note the updated time and location]

Lozano is the Hubert L. Olive Stringer distinguished chair in oncology in honor of Sue Gribble Stringer at MD Anderson. A renowned geneticist, she is recognized for her studies of the p53 tumor suppressor pathway, which is undermined in a large percent of human cancers via mutations and deletions of p53.

Pittman was the first female laboratory chief at NIH and the annual lecture is delivered by a speaker who has exemplified her intelligence, scientific excellence and drive. Up to 50 people may attend in person. If you are interested, email For more information about WALS, visit

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