Masonic Cancer Center

A comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute

Cancer Center Seminar Recordings

Cancer Center Seminars are on Tuesdays from 12 to 1 p.m. in Room 450, Masonic Cancer Research Building.

The following speakers have granted the Masonic Cancer Center permission in advance to record and publish their seminars. For more information, contact Robin Toy, 612-625-2159, ccsem@umn.edu.

 

2012-2013

DATE TOPIC SPEAKER HOST
09/11/12 Restoring immune tolerance in chronic graft versus host disease

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Jerome Ritz, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Bruce Blazar, M.D.

 

2011-2012

DATE TOPIC SPEAKER HOST
09/27/11 Engineered proteins for molecular PET Imaging

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Benjamin Hackel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of Minnesota
 
10/25/11 Introduction to micro PET/CT for cancer applications: A new university resources

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Bruce E. Hammer, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Radiology
Univeresity of Minnesota
 
03/21/12 An update on pancreatic cancer

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Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Jay Phillips Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
University of Minnesota
Associate Director
Translational Research
Masonic Cancer Center
 
04/17/12 Does green tea reduce breast cancer risk?

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Mindy Kurzer, Ph.D
Professor of Nutrition
Professor of Medicine
Director
Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota
 
07/31/12 Clonal architecture of MDS and AML

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Timothy A. Graubert, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine
Division of Oncology
Julie Ross

2010-2011

DATE TOPIC SPEAKER HOST
09/07/10

Targeting the insulin/IGF system in cancer

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Douglas Yee, M.D.
Director
Masonic Cancer Center
Professor
Department of Medicine
John H. Kersey Chair in Cancer Research
University of Minnesota
Carol Lange, Ph.D.
09/14/10

A systems approach to overcoming challenges to personalized medicine

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Gordon B. Mills, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair and Professor Department of Systems Biology
Wiess Distinguished University Chair in Cancer Medicine
University of Texas
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Deepali Sachdev, Ph.D.
09/21/10

binding protein: Role in prostate tumorigenesis and a novel therapeutic target

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Mohammad Saleem Bhat, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Program Director & Division Leader
Division of Molecular Chemoprevention and Therapeutics
The Hormel Institute
University of Minnesota
James McCarthy, Ph.D.
01/11/11

Endothelial lineage cell -based delivery of cancer gene therapy

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Arkadiusz Dudek, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Clinical Trials, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
University of Minnesota
 
01/18/11

The role of NK cells in cancer and transplantation

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Jeffrey Miller, M.D.
Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
Associate Director
Experimental Therapeutics
Masonic Cancer Center
 
01/25/11

Allogeneic NK cell therapy in ovarian cancer

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Melissa Geller, M.D.
Assistant Professor Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
 
02/01/11

Patterns of care in bladder cancer

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Badrinath R. Konety, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Urologic Surgery
University of Minnesota
 
03/08/11

Unravelling the genetic heterogeneity of colorectal cancer

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Timothy Starr, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Masonic Cancer Center
University of Minnesota
 
03/22/11 Use of cellular telephones and the risk of cancer: the epidemiological evidence

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Joachim Schuz, Ph.D., MsC
Head
Environment Section
International Agency for Research on Cancer
World Health Organization
Lyon, France
Julie Ross, Ph.D, and Logan Spector, Ph.D.

2009-2010

DATE TOPIC SPEAKER HOST
09/15/09 Developing potent new cancer immunotherapies

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Nicholas P. Restifo, M.D., Principal Investigator, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Wynette M. Dietz, Ph.D. Candidate, Research Assistant
10/20/09 Role of quinones in estrogen carcinogenesis

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Judy Bolton, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy Stephen Hecht, Ph.D.
11/03/09 Mechanism of Epstein-Barr virus persistent infection

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David Thorley-Lawson, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pathology, Tufts University, Boston Kristin Hogquist, Ph.D.
11/03/09 Mechanism of Epstein-Barr virus persistent infection

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David Thorley-Lawson, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pathology, Tufts University, Boston Kristin Hogquist, Ph.D.
11/10/09 Cancer Survivors: A High-Risk Population in Need of Lifestyle Interventions: What interventions are needed and how do we deliver them?

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Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D., R.D., Professor of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center DeAnn Lazovich, Ph.D., and Beth Viring, Ph.D.
11/24/09 Network Learning Methods for Cancer Genomics

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Rui (Ray) Kuang, Ph.D., Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota David Largaespada, Ph.D.
01/26/10 Molecular Motors and Glioma Invasion

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Steven S. Rosenfeld, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pathology, Neurology and Anatomy and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York David Odde, Ph.D.
02/15/10 Targeting self-renewal pathways in breast cancer stem cells

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Max S. Wicha, M.D., Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Douglas Yee, M.D.
03/23/10 TRAIL-mediated immunotherapy for GU malignancies

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Thomas Griffith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Urology, Anderson-Hebbeln Associate Professor of Prostate Cancer, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Badrinath Konety, M.D.
03/23/10 TRAIL-mediated immunotherapy for GU malignancies

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Thomas Griffith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Urology, Anderson-Hebbeln Associate Professor of Prostate Cancer, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Badrinath Konety, M.D.

2008-2009

DATE TOPIC SPEAKER HOST
10/14/08 Understanding basic mechanisms suggests novel therapeutic targets for MLL leukemia

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Note: audio does not work for the first 3-4 minutes of recording.

Nancy Zeleznik-Le, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Loyola University
Chicago
Stritch School of Medicine
John Kersey, M.D.
10/21/08 Temperature matters: Exploiting immunologic and vascular effects of hyperthermia to improve cancer therapy

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Elizabeth A. Repasky, Ph.D.
The Dr. William Huebsch Professor in Immunology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
John Bishof, Ph.D.
11/11/08 Cell-cell contact regulation in the pancreas and pancreatic cancer

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Markus M. Lerch, M.D.
F.R.C.P.
Professor and Chair
Department of Medicine
A. Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität
Greifswald
Ashok Saluja, Ph.D.
11/25/08 Nanotechnology for advanced diagnosis and therapy of cancer

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Indrajit Roy, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
Biophotonics Division
Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics
Department of Chemistry.
SUNY-Buffalo
Jayanth Panyam, Ph.D.
12/02/08 Cancer prevention by tea: Molecular mechanisms and human relevance

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Chung S. Yang, Ph.D.
Chair
Department of Chemical Biology John L. Colaizzi Chair in Pharmacy
Susan Lehman Cullman Laboratory for Cancer Research
Rutgers University
Mindy Kurzer, Ph.D.
12/16/08 Genomics of sarcoma: Insights from microRNA and mRNA expression profiles

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Subbaya Subramanian, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Lab Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
 
02/10/09 Stem cell issues in the prostate

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Wendy J. Huss, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Urologic Oncology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Kaylee Schwertfeger, Ph.D.
02/17/09 A comparative approach towards metastasis biology and therapy

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Chand Khanna, DVM, Ph.D.
Head
Tumor and Metastasis Biology Section
Senior Scientist
Center for Cancer Research
Pediatric Oncology Branch
National Cancer Institute
Cathy S. Carlson, D.V.M., Ph.D., Diplomate A.C.V.P.
03/03/09 The new kid on the block: 'Metabolomics' in cancer. Why do we need another omics?

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Robert H. Weiss, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Cancer Center
Division of Nephrology Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility
University of California, Davis
Jaime Modiano, V.M.D., Ph.D.
03/31/09 Comparative examination of human T-cell leukemia virus and human immunodeficiency virus: diverse strategies for retrovirus persistence and pathogenesis

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David Derse, Ph.D. Head, Retrovirus Gene Expression Section Senior Investigator National Cancer Institute Louis Mansky, Ph.D.
05/05/09 Clinical and etiological importance of epigenetic profiles in bladder cancer

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Carmen Marsit, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Bio Med Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Brown University
Heather Nelson, Ph.D.
06/02/09 Developing immunotherapies for pediatric cancers: progress and challenges

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Crystal L. Mackall, M.D.
Branch Chief
Pediatric Oncology
Branch Head
Immunology Section
National Cancer Institute
Xianzheng Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.
06/23/09 Transcription and chromatin: Nuclear receptors in action

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(Note: technical difficulties caused the wrong slide to display for a few minutes at the beginning of presentation)

Trevor K. Archer, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator and Chief
Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis
National Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institute of Health
Carol Lange, Ph.D.
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