Seminar Series

This interdisciplinary seminar series addresses cutting-edge clinical, translational, and basic research topics in cancer and is a focal point of the educational and inter-programmatic activities of the Cancer Center.

Seminars take place every Friday at 12pm in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium (1-413) unless otherwise noted below and will also be accessible through Zoom at the same time. Seminars will not be available for viewing at a later date. 

CME credit will still be available for those who attend seminars live or via Zoom. If you are unfamiliar with Zoom, click here to view instructions and support topics.

Contact Kelsey Kirsch (kxk666@case.edu) for more information.

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Upcoming Seminar Series Presentations

10/1/2021

Michelle Monje, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology, and by courtesy, Neurosurgery, Pathology, Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Stanford Medicine Faculty Scholar
Stanford University

"Neuron-Glial Interactions in Health and Disease: From Cognition to Cancer"

Presented by the Developmental Therapeutics Program

*Seminar taking place virtually via Zoom

10/8/2021

Jiyoung Ahn, PhD
Professor of Population Health (Epidemiology), NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Associate Director for Population Science, NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center

Presented by the Population and Cancer Prevention Program

"Microbiota in Human Population: Risk Factors for Cancer Development and Progression"

*Seminar taking place virtually via Zoom

10/15/2021

Lan Zhou, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Molecular Diagnostics Lab, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Professor, Department of Pathology
Member, Immune Oncology Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

"CRABP-II/JAG1 Axis Promotes Pancreatic Cancer Drug-Resistance and Immune Suppression"

Presented by the Immune Oncology Program

10/22/2021

No Seminar – Homecoming Weekend

10/29/2021

No Seminar – EAC Meeting

11/5/2021

Chaitra Badve, MD
Physician, Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology/Diagnostic Radiology
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Clinical Director, MRI, University Hospitals
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
Member, Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Cancer Imaging Program

*In-person seminar taking place in BRB 105

11/12/2021

Karl Kelsey, MD, MOH
Professor of Epidemiology
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, Center for Environmental Health and Technology
Head of the Environmental Health Section, Department of Epidemiology
Brown University

Presented by the Population and Cancer Prevention Program

11/19/2021

Marcela Maus, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director of Cellular Immunotherapy, Cancer Center
Massachusetts General Hospital

Presented by the Immune Oncology Program

11/26/2021

No Seminar – Thanksgiving Break

12/3/2021

Thea Tlsty, PhD
Department of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco

Presented by the Molecular Oncology Program

12/10/2021

Gerhardt Attard, MD, PhD, FRCP
John Black Charitable Foundation Endowed Chair in Urological Cancer Research
Team Leader, Treatment Resistance Group
UCL Cancer Institute

Presented by the Population and Cancer Prevention Program

12/17/2021

Bradley Bernstein, MD, PhD
Bernard and Mildred Kayden Endowed MGH Research Institute Chair
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Institute Member, Broad Institute

Presented by the Molecular Oncology Program

12/24/2021

No Seminar – Holiday Break

12/31/2021

No Seminar – Holiday Break

1/7/2022

Tim Wang, MD
Chief, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
Co-Leader of the Tumor Biology and Microenvironment Program
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

Presented by the Cancer Genomics and Epigenomics Program

1/14/2022

Catherine Bollard, MD, MBChB
Director, Center for Cancer and Immunology Research
Director of the Program for Cell Enhancement and Technologies for Immunotherapy
Member, Division of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Children’s National Research Institute

Special Presentation: Olof Pearson Lecture

1/21/2022

Avery Posey, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Presented by the Immune Oncology Program

1/28/2022

Stanley Adoro, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Member, Immune Oncology Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Immune Oncology Program

2/4/2022

Stanislav Emelianov, PhD
Joseph M. Pettit Endowed Chair
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
Director of Ultrasound Imaging and Therapeutics Research Laboratory
Georgia Institute of Technology

Presented by the Cancer Imaging Program

2/11/2022

Neetu Gupta, PhD
Associate Staff, Department of Inflammation and Immunity
Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Member, Immune Oncology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Immune Oncology Program

2/18/2022

Xiling Shen, PhD
Hawkins Family Associate Professor
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Member, Duke Cancer Institute
Affiliate, Regeneration Next Initiative
Director, Woo Center for Big Data and Precision Health
Duke University

Presented by the Cancer Genomics and Epigenomics Program

2/25/2022

Chris Flask, PhD
Professor, Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, & Pediatrics
Director, Imaging Research Core
Member, Cancer Imaging Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Cancer Imaging Program

3/4/2022

Join us for the Cancer Disparities Symposium: The Intersection of Racism, Poverty and Biology in Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

3/11/2022

Felix Feng, MD
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Urology, and Medicine
Vice Chair for Translational Research
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of California, San Francisco

Presented by the Developmental Therapeutics Program

3/18/2022

Robert Winn, MD
Director and Lipman Chair in Oncology, VCU Massey Cancer Center
Senior Associate Dean for Cancer Innovation and Professor of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
VCU School of Medicine

Presented by the Population and Cancer Prevention Program

3/25/2022

Kaixiang Cao, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Member, Cancer Genomics Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Cancer Genomics and Epigenomics Program

4/1/2022

Dan Spratt, MD
Vincent K. Smith Chair in Radiation Oncology
Seidman Cancer Center, University Hospitals

4/8/2022

Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH
Director, Lung Cancer Program/Lung Cancer Screening Program
Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Member, Population and Cancer Prevention Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Population and Cancer Prevention Program

4/15/2022

No Seminar – Good Friday

4/22/2022

J. Alan Diehl, PhD
Chair, Department of Biochemistry
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Member, Molecular Oncology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Molecular Oncology Program

4/29/2022

Michael McDevitt, PhD
Attending, Department of Radiology, Memorial Hospital
Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College

Presented by the Cancer Imaging Program

5/6/2022

Joe Costello, PhD
Professor in Residence, Department of Neurological Surgery
Karen Osney Brownstein Endowed Chair in Molecular Neuro-Oncology
University of California, San Francisco

Presented by the Molecular Oncology Program

5/13/2022

No Seminar – Commencement