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.

Cytokines in cancer immunotherapy: Don’t call it a comeback

April 3, 2018

Aaron Ring, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept of Immunobiology
Yale University

Host: Jaime Modiano, VMD, PhD


March 27, 2018

Repurposing antiviral immunity to fight tumors

March 20, 2018

David Masopust, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology (MICaB)
University of Minnesota

Host: Chris Pennell, PhD

Harnessing the power of cruciferous vegetables / Food-based Chemoprevention

March 13, 2018

Naomi Fujioka, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation
University of Minnesota

Host: Lisa Peterson, PhD

Towards the 10,000 Families study

March 6, 2018

Logan Spector, PhD
Division Director
Professor, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
University of Minnesota

Host: Heather Nelson, PhD, MPH

Summary of canine brain tumor clinical trials that led to the current NCI U01 award

February 27, 2018

G. Elizabeth Pluhar, DVM, PhD
Diplomate ACVS Director Canine Brain Tumor Clinical Trials
Professor, Dept of Vet Clinical Sciences
University of Minnesota

Host: Yoji Shimizu, PhD

Multi-omic approaches for illuminating the 'dark' cancer proteome

February 20, 2018

Timothy Griffin, PhD
Professor & Director, Center for Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics
University of Minnesota

Host: Anja Bielinsky, PhD

Natural Killer Cells Remember

February 6, 2018

Lewis Lanier, PhD
American Cancer Society Professor
Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology 

Host: Chris Pennell, PhD

Fueling T Cells in Inflammation and Tumors

January 30, 2018

Jeffrey Rathmell, PhD
Department of Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Host: Michael Farrar, PhF

Bridging Efficacy and Effectiveness: Knowledge Translation through the Lens of Contemporary Management of Rectal Cancer

January 16, 2018

Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Population Sciences
Department of Medical Oncology Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Host: Karen Kuntz, ScD