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


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

Immunotherapy Enhances Outcomes for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies

October 9, 2018

Veronika Bachanova, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, University of Minnesota

Estrogen and Breast Cancer: Exploring the Mind Body Connection

October 2, 2018

Patricia Ganz, MD Director, Cancer Prevention & Control Research Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Host: Anne Blaes, MD

Role of Androgen Receptor and Androgen Receptor Variants in Prostate Cancer

September 25, 2018

Scott Dehm, PhD Associate Professor & Apogee Enterprises Chair in Cancer Research, Dept of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota

Identifying and targeting vulnerabilities in chemotherapy-resistant triple negative breast cancer

September 18, 2018

Helen Piwnica-Worms, PhD Professor, Dept of Experimental Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Host: David Largaespada, PhD