Masonic Cancer Center

A comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute

Education and Training Opportunities

Masonic Cancer Center Seminars and Program Meetings
Upcoming Conferences and Special Lectures 

February 24, 2015: Breast Cancer Journal Club
10-11 a.m., 3-224 CCRB
Julie Ostrander will discuss "Targeting an IKBKE cytokine network impairs triple-negative breast cancer growth" by Barbie et al. in J Clin Invest. 2014;124:5411-5423.

March 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

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.

May 19, 2015: SAVE THE DATE! Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Grant Symposium
Registration will begin April.
Speakers include:
Matthew Bogyo, Professor, Stanford University
Markus Ribbe Professor, UC Irvine
William Pomerantz, Professor, University of Minnesota
Daniel Appella NIH, NIDDK, Senior Investigator
Lisa Marcaurelle H3 Biomedicine, VP, Discovery Chemistry
Naimul Karim 3M, Division Scientist, Skin & Wound Care Division

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
Continuing Education
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