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.

Nicotine Metabolism, Smoking and Lung cancer: Ethnic/Racial Differences and CYP2A6

January 9, 2018

Sharon Murphy, PhD
Professor Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota

Host: Lisa Peterson, PhD

Oncolytic Adenovirus: meeting the clinical needs for cancer therapy and imaging

December 19, 2017

Julia Davydova, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology
University of Minnesota

Host: Masato Yamamoto, MD, PhD

Brk Function and Therapeutic Targeting in Breast Cancer

December 12, 2017

Amanda Harvey, BSc, PhD, SFHEA
Associate Dean Quality Assurance
Division Lead (Biosciences)
Brunel University London

Host: Carol Lange, PhD

Defining resistance to BRAF inhibition using a novel inducible mouse model of melanoma

November 28, 2017

James Robinson, PhD
Assistant Professor & Section Leader
Cell Signaling & Tumorigenesis
RSRCH Hormel Institute

Host: Carol Lange, PhD

Current and Future Strategies for Cancer Chemoprevention

November 14, 2017

Vernon Steele, PhD
Former Chief Chemopreventive Agent Development Research Group
National Cancer Institute

Host: Frank Ondrey, MD, PhD, FACS

Metabolic reprogramming signatures in kinase inhibitor resistant chronic myeloid leukemia cells.

November 7, 2017

Laurie Parker, PhD

Associate Professor

Dept of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics

University of Minnesota

Host: Lisa Peterson, PhD

Chemotherapy-induced dysbiosis and clinical outcomes

October 31, 2017

Dan Knights, PhD

Assistant Professor, Dept of Computer Science and Bio Technology Institute

University of Minnesota

Host: Jim McCarthy, PhD

Repurposing anti-psychotics as subtype-specific glioblastoma therapy

October 24, 2017

Clark Chen, MD, PhD

Head, Department of Neurosurgery

Lyle French Chair in Neurosurgery University of Minnesota

Host: Dr. Douglas Yee

Developing Novel Therapies for Lymphedema

October 17, 2017

Babak Mehrara, MD Chief, Plastic & Reconstructive Service Chair, Dept of Surgery Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Androgen receptor variant signaling reveals a novel therapeutic approach for castration resistant prostate cancer

October 10, 2017

Kerry Burnstein, PhD
Director of Sheila and David Fuente Graduate Program in Cancer Biology
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

Host: Carol Lange, PhD