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.

Host Factors Predictive of Childhood Cancer Therapy-Related Toxicities

October 3, 2017

Maria Monica Gramatges, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Pediatrics-Oncology

Baylor College of Medicine

Host: Logan Spector

BET Protein Antagonist-based Therapy of AML

September 26, 2017

Kapil Bhalla, MD, FACP

Professor, Department of Leukemia

Division of Cancer Medicine

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Host: Celalettin Ustun

Uncovering novel oncogenic mechanisms through studies of rare brain cancers

September 19, 2017

Annie Huang MD PhD FRCPC

Oncologist, Pediatric Brain Tumor Program

University of Toronto


Host: Melissa Daufelt

Looking at Cancer from Many Perspectives

September 12, 2017

Lynn Matrisian, PhD, MBA

Chief Science Officer

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Host: David Largaespada

Immunotherapy for metastatic melanoma 2017

May 16, 2017

Svetomir N. Markovic, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine & Oncology
Mayo Clinic


Danielle Renner, PhD and Jeffrey Miller, M.D.

Mechanical and structural control of tumor angiogenesis and metastasis

May 9, 2017

Cynthia Reinhart-King, Ph.D.,
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University

On the road to precision medicine in gynecologic oncology

May 2, 2017

Boris Winterhoff, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health
University of Minnesota

Carcinoma cell migration through mechanically complex environments

April 25, 2017

Paolo Provenzano, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Minnesota

Translational therapy with NK cells: Is there a commercial path?

April 18, 2017

Jeffrey Miller, MD
Department of Medicine
Deputy Director
Masonic Cancer Center
University of Minnesota

Cell death machineries dissected by cryo-electron microscopy

April 11, 2017

Anna Sundborger, PhD                                         
Assistant Professor and Section Leader                            
Cryo-EM and Molecular Cell Biology                            
The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota