Masonic Cancer Center

A comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute

Education and Training Opportunities

Rebekah H. Nagler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Journalism & Mass Communication
Affiliated Faculty, School of Public Health
Rebekah H. Nagler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Journalism & Mass Communication
Affiliated Faculty, School of Public Health
University of MinnesotaUniversity of Minnesota Lectures

Upcoming Conferences and Special Lectures 

February 3, 2015: Program in Health Disparities Monthly Meeting
1-2 p.m., 717 Delaware St., Room 105
Awareness and perceptions of mammography controversy among ethnic immigrant women
Rebekah H. Nagler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Affiliated Faculty, School of Public Health , University of Minnesota

A light lunch will be served at 12:50. RSVP and agenda items to

February 12-April 16, 2015: Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences: Spring Lecture on Genomics
Co-sponsored by the University of Minnesota Genomics Center, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and Masonic Cancer Center

February 12, 2015:Genomic variant interpretation: The good, the bad, and the uncertain
11:30am-1pm, Best Buy Theater, Northrop Auditorium
Prof. Heidi Rehm, Ph.D, F.AC.M.G., Harvard Medical School
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March 12, 2015: Progress toward personalized medicine & the challenges of integrating genomics into electronic health records
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union
Rex Chisholm, Ph.D. , Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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April 6, 20015: When should we all have our genome sequenced? Assessing the public health implications
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Best Buy Theater, Northrup Auditorium
Dr. Muin Khoury, MD, PhD (Director, Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control)
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March 27, 2015:Transforming Cancer Survivorship Through Research and Best Practice
8 a.m.-4 p.m., Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center, 151 Goodman Drive, Cincinnati, OH
Keynote speaker: Julia H. Rowland, Ph.D., Director, NCI Office of Cancer Survivoship

Speakers include: Patricia Ganz, M.D. – UCLA; Michael Stubblefield, M.D. – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Kathryn Schmitz, Ph.D. – University of Pennsylvania; Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D., R.D. – University of Alabama; Timothy Ahles, Ph.D. – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Registration information and abstract submission information is available on the website.

April 19-22, 2015: ASME 2015 4th Global Conference on Nanoengineering for Medical and Biology
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street SE, Minneapolis, MN

April 23, 2015: SAVE THE DATE! Inaugural Kersey Lecture
4 p.m., 1-125 Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building
Speaker: Jennifer Grandis, M.D.

Interdisciplinary Team Conferences
  • Brain Tumor Conference: Monday, 1-2 p.m., C456 Mayo
  • Breast Cancer Interdisciplinary Conference: Friday, 7 a.m., C456 Mayo
  • Head & Neck Cancer Conference: Monday, 12:30-1 p.m., Large conference room, ENT department, 8th floor PWB
  • Hematologic Malignancy Conference: 2nd and 4th Mondays, 4:15 p.m., Bell Institute of Pathology, D175 Mayo
  • Melanoma Interdisciplinary Group" 4th Tuesday, 8 a.m., C456 Mayo
  • Musculo-Skeletal Tumor Conference: Thursday, 7 a.m., Surgical-Pathology Conference Room, 4th floor Mayo
  • Surgical Oncology/GI Tumor Teaching Conference: Monday, 5-6 p.m., Rotates each week betweee 11-157 PWB and HCMC Green Building, 5th floor, room 328 (contact Tina Russell for location: 612-625-2991)
  • Thoracic Oncology Conference: Thursday, 11 a.m.-12 Noon, 114 LHI
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