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. Speakers in our series represent the research programs of the MCC: Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention, Cellular Mechanisms, Genetic Mechanisms, Immunology, Screening, Prevention, Etiology and Cancer Survivorship (SPECS), and Transplant Biology & Therapy.

Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m., Seminar Room, First Floor, Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building (simulcast in 450 MCRB, Hormel Institute room 155, and Duluth, 112-SMed )

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

For more information: 625-5129,

Upcoming Seminars


November 20, 2018

Interactions between tobacco smoke chemicals

November 27, 2018

Lisa Peterson, PhD Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences Program Co-Leader, Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention, University of Minnesota

Visualizing newborn human cancer viruses and their birthing center

December 4, 2018

Louis Mansky, PhD Director, Institute for Molecular Virology Professor, Dept of Diagnostic & Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota

Geospatial Approaches to Cancer Control and Population Sciences

December 11, 2018

Kevin Henry, PhD Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Chair Geography and Urban Studies Temple University

Host: Shashi Shekhar, PhD

Pharmacogenomics of Germline Mutations for Predicting Cancer Drug Response and Toxicity

December 18, 2018

Pamala Jacobson PharmD Professor, Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota


December 25, 2018


January 1, 2019