Masonic Cancer Center

A comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute

Cancer Center Seminar Series

Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m., Seminar Room, First Floor, Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building
Seminar presentations can be recorded to view on the Web site. Presenters must give their permission in advance to have a seminar recorded.

For more information:

625-5129, mccadmin@umn.edu

Select a month to go to on the calendar, or scroll down to browse all the dates.

September February
October March
November April
December May
January
SEPTEMBER

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Date Topic Speaker Host
09/15/15 Biology and therapy for neural cancers Dr. William Weiss, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Neurology, Pediatrics and Neurosurgery
University of California, San Francisco
Co-leader
Pediatric Malignancies Program
USCF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
David Largaespada, Ph.D.
09/22/15   Ran Blekhman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development
 
09/29/15   Harriet Kluger, M.D.
Professor of Medicine Chair
Funds and Fellowships Committee
Associate Director of the Medical Oncology Fellowship Program
Yale University School of Medicine
Daniel Weisdorf, M.D.
OCTOBER

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Date Topic Speaker Host
10/06/15      
10/13/15   Sergio Gradilone, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Cancer Cell Biology and Translational Research
Hormel Institute
University of Minnesota
 
Carol Lange, Ph.D. and Ashok Saluja, Ph.D.
10/20/15      
10/27/15
 
Eric Marcotte, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Epidemiology & Clinical Research
University of Minnesota


 
 
NOVEMBER

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Date Topic Speaker Host
11/03/15

 

Silvia Balbo
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
 
 
11/10/15 6th Annual Masonic Cancer Center Research Symposium

New strategies for triple-negative breast cancer – Deciphering the heterogeneity
Keynote Speaker
Jennifer Pietenpol, M.D.
B.J. Kennedy Lecturer in Medical Oncology
Director, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Benjamin F. Byrd, Jr. Professor of Oncology
Professor of Biochemistry, Cancer Biology and Otolaryngology Vanderbilt University Medical Center
 
11/17/15   Aaron LeBeau, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Minnesota
 
11/24/15    No Seminar-Thanksgiving  
DECEMBER

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Date Topic Speaker Host

12/01/15

  Masato Yamamoto, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Basic & Translational Research

 

 

12/08/15

 

 No meeting - ASH
 
 

12/15/15

 

  Danni Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Director of Clinical Chemistry
University of Minnesota 
 
 
12/22/15  No seminar    
12/29/15  No seminar    
JANUARY

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Date Topic Speaker Host
01/05/16

 

Branden Moriarity, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota
 
01/12/16   Alessandro Bartolomucci, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology
University of Minnesota
David Largaespada, Ph.D.
01/19/16  

 

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01/26/16   Kevin Leder, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
College of Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota
David Largaespada, Ph.D.
FEBRUARY

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Date Topic Speaker Host
02/02/16
 

Mahmoud Khalifa, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Lab Medicine & Pathology
Director, Anatomic Pathology
University of Minnesota


 

Jim McCarthy, Ph.D.
02/09/16

 

   
02/16/16      
02/23/16   Alison Bertuch, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Bone Marrow Failure Program
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology/Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine
Anja Bielinksy, Ph.D.
MARCH

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Date Topic Speaker Host
03/01/16   Zohar Sachs, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation
University of Minnesota
Anja Bielinksy, Ph.D.
03/8/16      
03/15/16      
03/22/16      
03/29/16  
 
 
APRIL

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Date Topic Speaker Host
04/05/16   Jasmine Foo, Ph.D.
McKnight Land Grant Assistant Professor
School of Mathematics
College of Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota 
David Largaespada, Ph.D.
04/12/16   Michael Smanski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota
David Largaespada, Ph.D.
04/19/16 No seminar - AACR annual meeting    
04/26/16      
MAY

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Date Topic Speaker Host
05/03/16      
05/10/16      
05/17/16      
05/24/16      
05/31/16      
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