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.

Pharmacogenomics of Germline Mutations for Predicting Cancer Drug Response and Toxicity

December 18, 2018

Pamala Jacobson PharmD Professor, Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology, 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

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

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


November 20, 2018

Two is Not Always Better than One: Second Cancers in the Childhood Cancer Survivor

November 13, 2018

Lucie Turcotte, MD, MPH, MS University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Tumor Plasticity

November 6, 2018

Dario Altieri, MD President and CEO Director, The Wistar Institute Cancer Center Philadelphia PA

Host: Jim McCarthy, PhD

Structural insights into APOBEC-mediated mutagenesis in cancer

October 30, 2018

Hideki Aihara, PhD Associate Professor Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics

Investigating cellular evolution and microenvironment in IDH mutant glioma using single cell RNA sequencing

October 23, 2018

Andrew Venteicher, MD, PhD UPP-Department of Neurological Surgery Pittsburgh, PA

Host: Clark Chen, MD, PhD

New insights into the development, function and metabolism of adaptive NK cells

October 16, 2018

Frank Cichocki PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, University of Minnesota