Masonic Cancer Center

A comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute

Education and Training Opportunities

Mouse necropsy workshop Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Masonic Cancer Center Comparative Pathology Shared Resource (CPSR) is sponsoring a hands-on mouse necropsy workshop in 495 Animal Science/Veterinary Medicine on December 10 from 9:00-11:30 a.m. Led by CPSR board-certified veterinary pathologists Drs. Ramesh Kovi, and Gerry O’Sullivan, it is designed for individuals who are doing in-vivo studies in mice with endpoints necessitating necropsy and collection of tissues, and is appropriate for principal investigators, postdocs, graduate students, and technicians. Participants will learn how to necropsy mice and identify and collect tissues of interest. Issues related to optimum handling and fixation of tissues will be emphasized. The registration fee is $75. To reserve a place, e-mail cpsr@umn.edu. Places are limited and reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information, e-mail cpsr@umn.edu or contact Josh Parker at 612-625-9770.ter Program Meetings and Lectures

Upcoming Conferences and Special Lectures 

December 10, 2014: Mouse Necroscopy Workshop
9-11:30 a.m., 495 Animal Science/Veterinary Medical Center
The Masonic Cancer Center Comparative Pathology Shared Resource (CPSR) is sponsoring a hands-on mouse necropsy workshop. Led by CPSR board-certified veterinary pathologists Drs. Ramesh Kovi, and Gerry O’Sullivan, it is designed for individuals who are doing in-vivo studies in mice with endpoints necessitating necropsy and collection of tissues, and is appropriate for principal investigators, postdocs, graduate students, and technicians. Participants will learn how to necropsy mice and identify and collect tissues of interest. Issues related to optimum handling and fixation of tissues will be emphasized. The registration fee is $75. To reserve a place, e-mail cpsr@umn.edu. Places are limited and reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information, e-mail cpsr@umn.edu or contact Josh Parker at 612-625-9770.

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 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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