Past Seminar Series Recordings

Cancer Center Seminars are on Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m., 1-125 Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building.

The following speakers have granted the Masonic Cancer Center permission in advance to record and publish their seminars. For more information, contact Marilyn Lindgard,, 612-625-1405.

The Signaling and Metabolic Landscape Surrounding Metastatic Progression

November 5, 2019

John Blenis, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology
Weill Cornell Medicine

Host: Carol Lange, PhD

Rationally designed AAV Vectors for cancer immunotherapy

October 29, 2019

George Aslanidi, PhD
Associate Professor
Hormel Institute

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM): Where Endocrinology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology Collide

October 22, 2019

Stephen Hammes, MD, PhD
Dept of Medicine, Pharmacology and Physiology Endocrine/Metabolism
University of Rochester Medical Center

Host: Carol Lange, PhD

Health Disparities in Lung Cancer

October 15, 2019

Abbie Begnaud, MD
Assistant Professor Medicine/PACC
University of Minnesota

The Precancer Genome Atlas (PCGA) and Immune Interception

October 8, 2019

Scott M. Lippman, MD
Moores Cancer Center Research & Training
UC San Diego Health Sciences

Host: Reuben Harris, PhD

Driving T cells into tumors: a role for personal cancer vaccines

October 1, 2019

Catherine Wu, MD
Professor, Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School

Host: Bruce Blazar, MD & Yoji Shimizu, PhD

Overcoming immunotherapy resistance in pancreatic cancer

September 24, 2019

Ingunn Stromnes, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology
University of Minnesota

Integrative research on mechanisms of DNA repair and genome stability.

September 17, 2019

Wioletta Czaja, PhD
Assistant Professor DNC Repair & Genome Stability
Hormel Institute

Living with a dangerous enzyme: Topoisomerase induced damage and genome instability

September 10, 2019

John Nitiss, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology, Assistant Dean for Research at Rockford,
University of Illinois

Host: Natalia Tretyakova, PhD

Studying healthy and diseased biology with synthetic cells

May 21, 2019

Kate Adamala, PhD, Assistant Professor, Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota