Cancer Center Seminar Series

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About the Seminar Series

Presented by Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota this interdisciplinary seminar series provides a venue for basic-science and clinical researchers to hear about cutting-edge work in all areas of cancer. The series features invited speakers and MCC faculty with expertise in selected topics related to cancer. 


The 2020-2021 Seminar Series will be held via Zoom - Tuesdays 9-10 a.m.

Please use this URL to join: https://umn-private.zoom.us/j/98692713230

Or join by phone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 651 372 8299 or 877 853 5257 (Toll Free) or 888 475 4499(Toll Free)
Meeting ID: 986 9271 3230
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/acNDQQEMLg

Seminar presentations are recorded when possible and available to view on the MCC YouTube page.

For more information: 624-0653, mccrd@umn.edu

Upcoming Seminars

Bridging Pre-Clinical Drug Screening with Patient Molecular Profiles for Biomarker Discovery & Drug Repurposing - Sept. 29, 2020

September 29, 2020
Presenter:

R. Stephanie Huang, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
University of Minnesota

Title TBA - Oct. 6, 2020

October 6, 2020
Presenter:

Lindsey Sloan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Minnesota

Cancer communication intervention and dissemination development for rural and urban contexts - Oct 13, 2020

October 13, 2020
Presenter:

Elisia Cohen, PhD
Professor, Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication 
University of Minnesota

Host: Dorothy Hatsukami, PhD

Survival of African-American and Caucasian men after sipuleucel-T immunotherapy: outcomes from the PROCEED registry - Oct. 20, 2020

October 20, 2020
Presenter:

Oliver Sartor, MD
Medical Director, Tulane Cancer Center
C. E. and Bernadine Laborde Professor of Cancer Research
Associate Dean for Oncology, Tulane University School of Medicine

Host: Jen Poynter, MPH, PhD

NCI Resources for Cancer Prevention Agent Development - Oct. 27, 2020

October 27, 2020
Presenter:

Mark Miller, PhD
Program Director Chemopreventive Agent Development Research Group 
Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute

Host: Frank Ondrey, MD, PhD

Genome Instability and DNA Damage Tolerance Pathways - Nov. 3, 2020

November 3, 2020
Presenter:

Anja K. Bielinsky, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics 
Associate Dean for Foundational Science, University of Minnesota Medical School 
Co-leader, Genetic Mechanisms of Cancer Program
Associate Director for Basic Shared Resources, Masonic Cancer Center

Title TBA - Nov. 10, 2020

November 10, 2020
Presenter:

Christopher Klebanoff, MD
Assistant attending and member, IOS-HOPP, MSKCC
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Host: Branden Moriarity, PhD and Beau Webber, PhD

TBA - Nov. 17, 2020

November 17, 2020
Presenter:

TBA

Thanksgiving Holiday Week – NO SEMINAR

November 24, 2020

Chemical Epigenetics Approaches for Developing Selective BRD4 Inhibitors as Novel Anti-Cancer and Anti-Inflammatory Agents - Dec. 1, 2020

December 1, 2020
Presenter:

William Pomerantz, PhD
McKnight Presidential Fellow 
Associate Professor of Chemistry
University of Minnesota

TBA - Dec. 8, 2020

December 8, 2020
Presenter:

Himisha Beltran, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology

Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Host: Scott Dehm, PhD

TBA - Dec. 15, 2020

December 15, 2020
Presenter:

TBA