Education and Training Opportunities
Masonic Cancer Center Program Meetings and Lectures
- Cancer Center Seminar Series (watch recorded seminars)
- Cancer Detection, Treatment and Survivorship Seminar
- Cancer Prevention and Control Seminar
- Cell Signaling Program
- Genetic Mechanisms of Cancer Program Meeting
- Immunology Program Meetings (held concurrent with meetings of the Center for Immunolgy)
- Tumor Microenvironment Program Meeting
- BMT Conference
- Cancer Biology Research Club
Upcoming Conferences and Special Lectures
May 22, 2013: Cancer Biology Journal Club
12-1 p.m., 6-101 NHH
Chris Clark will discuss “Genomic and Epigenomic Landscapes of Adult De Novo Acute Myeloid Leukemia,” The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network. New Engl J Med. 2013.
Note: this is the last journal club of the academic year.
May 22, 2013: The 22nd Annual Mark E. Nesbit Lectureship in Pediatric Oncology
12:15-1:15 p.m., Brennan Center, East Building, Lobby level, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital
Long-term Outcomes Among Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Les Robison, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
May 23, 2013: Chemical Biology Interface Training Grant Symposium
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., MCB 3-120
This is a day-long event designed to highlight research at the interface of chemistry and biology and to facilitate discussion between graduate students and distinguished researchers. A complete schedule can be found on the symposium website: .
Graduate students and post docs in the chemical and biological sciences are additionally invited to participate in the midday poster session by submitting a poster title and abstract. Please register by May 13th using this form. Registration includes lunch and light snacks, as well as ample opportunity to interact with our speakers.
Questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 10, 2013: Impact of Genomics on Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: Open Drug Policy Forum
Wolstein Research Building Auditorium, Case Western Reserve University
Sponsors include Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Karmanos Cancer Institute, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Visit the website for more information.
June 19-20, 2013: Cancer Disparities Summit: Moving Communities Towards Change
Sponsors: Minnesota Center for Cancer Collaborations (MC3) and Minnesota Cancer Alliance
The Cancer Disparities Summit will provide participants with a chance to learn about disparities that exist in cancer screening, treatment and mortality, to educate participants about how they can improve cancer prevention, management and survivorship, and to understand how they can participate in initiatives aimed at reducing the cancer disparities throughout Minnesota. One and a half day meeting in Twin Cities with plenary speakers and break-out workshops, poster session, possibly with an evening reception.
Registration is now open online.
September 16, 2013: 10th Annual Women’s Health Research Conference – “Optimizing Women’s Health Through a Life Course Approach”
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St, Minneapolis, Minn.
Paula Braveman, M.D., M.P.H., Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of California-San Francisco
Janet Rich-Edwards, ScD, M.P.H., Investigator, Nurses’ Health Study, Harvard School of Public Health
To register visit the website.
September 26-27, 2013: The Second Minnesota Neuro-Oncology Symposium: Basic Discovery Accelerating Groundbreaking Brain Tumor Therapy
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street SE, Minneapolis, Minn.
Presented by: The Brain Tumor Program, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital
For more information and to register visit the website.
Interdisciplinary Team Conferences
- Brain Tumor Conference: Monday, 1-2 p.m., C456 Mayo
- Breast Cancer Interdisciplinary Conference: Friday, 7 a.m., C456 Mayo
- Head & Neck Cancer Conference: Monday, 12:30-1 p.m., Large conference room, ENT department, 8th floor PWB
- Hematologic Malignancy Conference: 2nd and 4th Mondays, 4:15 p.m., Bell Institute of Pathology, D175 Mayo
- Melanoma Interdisciplinary Group" 4th Tuesday, 8 a.m., C456 Mayo
- Musculo-Skeletal Tumor Conference: Thursday, 7 a.m., Surgical-Pathology Conference Room, 4th floor Mayo
- Surgical Oncology/GI Tumor Teaching Conference: Monday, 5-6 p.m., Rotates each week betweee 11-157 PWB and HCMC Green Building, 5th floor, room 328 (contact Tina Russell for location: 612-625-2991)
- Thoracic Oncology Conference: Thursday, 11 a.m.-12 Noon, 114 LHI