Event Schedule

Commemoration of the FDA-Approval of Cisplatin


Friday, August 3, 2018


Chemistry Building

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Registration/Reception (hors d’oeuvres) and Poster Session
5:30 p.m. Welcome by Richard Schwartz, NatSci Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Room 138 Chemistry
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Self-guided tours of Barney Rosenberg’s Lab, Room 233 Chemistry


Saturday, August 4, 2018

Main Event

Kellogg Center

7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Introductions and Welcome - Provost June Pierce Youatt (MSU)
9:00 a.m.

James Hoeschele (Eastern Michigan University)

Discovery of the Antitumor Activity of Cisplatin:  Participants, Events and Impact

9:30 a.m.

Michael Cleare (Skysong Innovations)

Serendipity, Persistence and Innovative Clinicians:  Comments on the Research, Development and Approval of Carboplatin

10:00 a.m.

Hilary Calvert (University College London)

Clinical Development of Carboplatin: Succeeding Slowly is Better than Failing Fast

10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.

Bernhard Lippert (Technische Universität Dortmund)

Working with Barnett Rosenberg:  A Personal Appreciation of my Postdoctoral Time at MSU and on an Exciting Project, the Platinum Pyrimidine Blue

11:15 a.m.

Matthew Hall (NIH)

The Pre-History and Future of Platinum Anticancer Drugs

11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Welcome - Dave Washburn (MSU Foundation)
1:45 p.m.

Franco Muggia (NYU)

Platinums, BRCA Mutations, Impaired DNA Repair: Factors in the Cure of Women’s Cancer

2:15 p.m.

Sophia Lunt (MSU)

Deciphering Metabolic Rewiring in Cancer

2:45 p.m.

Anna Moore (MSU)

Precision Nanomedicine in Cancer Therapy

3:15 p.m.

Jetze Tepe (MSU)

Therapeutic Applications of Small Molecule Proteasome Activation

3:45 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m.

Keynote - Stephen Lippard (MIT)

Understanding and Improving Cisplatin

5:00 p.m. Wrap up
6:00 p.m. Cocktail Hour
7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:45 p.m.

Lawrence Einhorn (Indiana University)

Platinum and Testicular Cancer:  An Oncological Success Story

8:15 p.m. John Cleland (1st patient cured by cisplatin)
8:30 p.m. Conclusion