Masonic Cancer Center

A comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute

Cancer Center Seminar Series

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Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m., Seminar Room, First Floor, Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building
Seminar presentations can be recorded to view on the Web site. Presenters must give their permission in advance to have a seminar recorded.

For more information:
Robin Toy, 612-625-2159, ccsem@umn.edu

Select a month to go to on the calendar, or scroll down to browse all the dates.

 

SEPTEMBER

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Date Topic Speaker Host
09/09/14 Mast cell activation alters tumor microenvironment and promotes pain Kalpna Gupta, Ph.D.
Professor
Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
Department of Medicine
Co-leader, Tumor Microenvironment Program
 
 
09/16/14 No Seminar    
09/23/14 Mechanics of cell migration David Odde, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Minnesota
 
09/30/14 Importance of the inflammatory microenvrionment during breast cancer initiation and progression Kaylee Schwertfeger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
 
OCTOBER

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Date Topic Speaker Host
10/07/14 Using GWAS, epigenomics, and genome engineering to characterize cancer-associated enhancers Peggy Farnham, Ph.D.
William M Keck Professor of Biochemistry
Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
David Largaespada, Ph.D.
10/14/14 Dynamic regulation of cancer metastasis by iron and oxygen Sundaram Ramakrishnan, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Minnesota
 
 
10/21/14 Hold    
10/28/14 Identification and biological function of ovarian cancer biomarkers
 
Amy Skubitz, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
University of Minnesota


 
 
NOVEMBER

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Date Topic Speaker Host
11/04/14   Robin Fuchs-Young, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Molecular and Cellular Medicine & Institute for Biosciences and Technology
Texas A&M Health Sciences Center
Carol Lange, Ph.D.
11/11/14   Daniel A. Vallera, Ph.D.
Lion Scholar and Professor
Director, Section on Molecular Cancer Therapeutics
Professor of Therapeutic Radiology
University of Minnesota
 
 
11/18/14 Targeting cancer: Gene editing, telomeres and translocations Eric Hendrickson, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota
 
11/25/13      
DECEMBER

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Date Topic Speaker Host
12/02/14   Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Radiation Oncology and Cell Biology
New York University School of Medicine
Kaylee Schwertfeger 
12/09/14 Molecular imaging by MRI: possibilities, limitations and new approaches Valerie Pierre, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota
 
 
12/16/14   Greg Metzger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Departments of Radiology and Urologic Surgery
Center for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
 
12/23/14  Holiday - No Seminar    
12/30/14  Holiday - No Seminar    
JANUARY

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Date Topic Speaker Host
01/06/15   Gordon Freeman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 
Bruce Blazar, M.D.
01/13/15   John Bischof, Ph.D.
Distinguished McKnight University Professor and
Carl and Janet Kuhrmeyer Chair in Mechanical Engineering
University of Minnesota
 
01/20/15      
01/27/15 Antigen recognition by T cell receptor-transduced T cells Michael Nishimura, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Surgery
Associate Director, Oncology Institute
Associate Director, Cancer Center Translations Research
Program Director, Immunologic Therapeutics 
Loyola University, Chicago
 
FEBRUARY

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Date Topic Speaker Host
02/03/15   Pankaj Gupta, M.D.
Professor
Department of Medicine
VA Medical Center
Hematology Oncology Section
 
 
02/10/15


 

   
02/17/15   Irina Stepanov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Environmental Health Sciences
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
 
02/24/15   Eva Gottwein, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Microbiology-Immunology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Jamie Van Etten, Ph.D - Cancer Biology Training Grant
MARCH

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Date Topic Speaker Host
03/03/15   Amy Linabery, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research

 
 
03/10/15   Johanna W. Lampe, Ph.D., R.D.
Full Member and Associate Division Director
Cancer Prevention Program
Public Health Sciences Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
DeAnn Lazovich, Ph.D.
03/17/15   Barbara Loken, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor
Marketing Department
Carlson School of Management
 

03/24/15


 

 

 

03/31/15


 

William G. Kaelin, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chair, Executive Committee of Research
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
 
Eric Hanse, Cancer Biology Training Grant
APRIL

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Date Topic Speaker Host
04/07/15

 

Sandy Chang Ph.D., M.D.
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and of Pathology
Associate Director
Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Yale School of Medicine
Eric Hendrickson, Ph.D.
04/14/15   Lucie M. Turcotte, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
University of Minnesota
 
 
04/21/15 AACR Annual Meeting - No seminar    
04/28/15

 

Peter Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Minnesota

 

 
MAY

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Date Topic Speaker Host
0505/15   Hold  
05/12/15   Thomas N. Seyfried, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Boston College
Mindy Kurzer, Ph.D.
05/19/15   Ameeta Kelekar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
University of Minnesota
 
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