Cancer Center Seminar Series

Presented by Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota this interdisciplinary seminar series provides a venue for basic-science and clinical researchers to hear about cutting-edge work in all areas of cancer. The series features invited speakers and MCC faculty with expertise in selected topics related to cancer.

Seminars take place in room 1-125 CCRB (unless otherwise stated), Tuesdays 9-10am

Also available via zoom.
Please use this URL to join virtually: https://umn-private.zoom.us/j/98692713230
Meeting ID: 986 9271 3230

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Seminar Series Schedule

Seminar Date Speaker Seminar Title Recording Link
9/13/2022 Paul Marker, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Role of the Growth Hormone/IGF-1 Axis in Breast and Prostate Cancers View the recording
9/20/2022 Subree Subramanian, MS, PhD
University of Minnesota
Immune Supression in Colorectal Cancer Recording not available
9/27/2022 Joseph C. Sun, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
NK cells in Host Immunity View the recording
10/4/2022 Robert J. Turesky, PhD
University of Minnesota
Cooked Meat and Prostate Cancer Risk View the recording
10/11/2022 Martin Felices, PhD
University of Minnesota
Leveraging Tri-specific Killer Engagers to Enhance NK Cell Function Across a Variety of Tumor Microenvironments. View the recording
10/18/2022 John Bell, PhD
University of Ottawa
Development of a Multiplex Virus Based Cancer Therapeutic View the recording
10/25/2022 No Seminar    
11/1/2022 Sharon Savage, MD  National Cancer Institute Germline TP53 variants in families and populations – Li-Fraumeni syndrome and beyond View the recording
11/8/2022 Nima Sharifi, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Metabolic phenotypes of sex steroid dependent cancers Recording not available
11/15/2022 William J. Murphy, PhD
University of California Davis
The Obesity Paradox in Cancer Immunotherapy: Linking Preclinical and Clinical Data View the recording
11/22/2022 No Seminar - Happy Thanksgiving!    
11/29/2022 Charles R. Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, MCHES®  MCW Cancer Center Increasing Colorectal Cancer Equity: Mistrust & Men & Masculinity, Oh My!
 
Recording not available
12/6/2022 Zohar Sachs, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota
Mechanisms of the progression and aggressive biology of TP53 mutant AML View the recording
12/13/2022 Martina Bazzaro, PhD
University of Minnesota
Role of the microtubule severing protein UNC45A in cancer and neurodegeneration View the recording
12/20/2022 Kelly Makielski, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)
University of Minnesota
Molecular signatures of disease biological behavior
 
View the recording
12/27/2022 No Seminar - Happy Holidays!    
1/3/2023 No Seminar    
1/10/2023

Julia Austin, PhD
Lange Lab

Megan Ludwig, PhD 
Drake Lab

Julia - The Role of Mineralocorticoid Receptor Signaling in Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
Megan - Unraveling the proteome of extracellular vesicles in prostate cancer

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1/17/2023 Carmen Guerra, MD, MSCE, FACP
University of Pennsylvania
Advancing Equity in Cancer Clinical Trial Participation Recording not available
1/24/2023 Britt K. Erickson, M.D.
University of Minnesota
Uterine Serous Carcinoma: updates and unanswered questions in early and advanced disease
 
View the recording

1/31/2023

Zoom only

Supriya G. Mohile, MD, MS
University of Rochester James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
Improving Care Delivery and Outcomes of Older Patients with Cancer and their Caregivers.
 
 
2/7/2023 Mary Armanios, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Telomeres and Cancer
 
 
2/14/2023 David Potter, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota
TBD  
2/21/2023 Ramzi G Salloum, Ph.D.
University of Florida
Implementation Science to Advance Evidence-Based Practices in Tobacco Control  
2/28/2023 Stefani Spranger, PhD 
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
Not all anti-tumor T cell responses are generated equal: the role of dendritic cells in guiding T cell responses.
 
 
3/7/2023 No Seminar - Spring Break    
3/14/2023

Shalini, Kulasingam, PhD, MPH
University of Minnesota

TBD  
3/21/2023 Marcela V. Maus, MD PhD.
Harvard Medical School and Mass General Cancer Center
Next generation CAR T cells.  
3/28/2023 Emily Balskus, PhD
Harvard University
TBD  
4/4/2023 Arjun Gupta, MBBS
University of Minnesota
TBD  
4/11/2023 Ivan Wu, PhD
University of Minnesota
TBD  
4/18/2023 No Seminar    
4/25/2023 No Seminar    
5/2/2023 Carston Wagner, PhD
University of Minnesota
TBD  
5/9/2023 Candyce Kroenke, MPH, ScD
Kaiser Permanente Northern California
TBD  
5/16/2023 Hongbo Pang, PhD
University of Minnesota
TBD  

 

Seminar presentations are recorded when possible and available to view on the MCC YouTube page. For more information: mccrd@umn.edu
 

View past seminar series recordings here