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.

These weekly seminars are held Fridays at 12p at the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium, 1-413, 2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 (unless otherwise stated). Contact Kelsey Kirsch (kxk666@case.edu) for more information. 

While we highly encourage you to attend in person to interact with our speakers and receive CME credit, we understand that may not always be possible. To watch the seminar in real time and ask questions via chat, click the button below at 12p each Friday. Presentations will not be recorded for later viewing.

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Upcoming Seminar Series Presentations

9/20/2019

Yogen Saunthararajah, MD*
Staff, Hematologic Oncology and Blood Disorders, Cleveland Clinic
Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
Co-Leader, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Member, Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University
Staff, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Cleveland Clinic

"Non-Cytotoxic Drugs to Terminate Cancer but not Normal Self-Replication"

Presented by the Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

*please note: this seminar will take place in the Biomedical Research Building Auditorium

9/27/2019

Carolyn Anderson, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Radiology, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, and Bioengineering
Director, Molecular Imaging Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh

Presented by the Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

10/4/2019

Jacob Scott, MD, DPhil
Associate Staff, Translational Hematology and Oncology Research and Radiation Oncology
Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
Member, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

"Cancer Evolution"

Presented by the Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

10/11/2019 Homecoming Weekend - No Seminar
10/18/2019

Amar Desai, PhD*
Assistant Professor, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

*please note: this seminar will take place in the Wolstein Research Building conference room 3-136

10/25/2019

Alok Khorana, MD
Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Member, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Presented by the Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

11/01/2019

No Seminar

Please attend the 2019 State of the School of Medicine Address presented by Dean Pamela B. Davis in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium.

11/08/2019

TBD
11/15/2019

Innovators in AYA Cancer Keynote Presentation*

*please note this seminar will take place in the ballroom at Tinkham Veale University Center

11/22/2019

Michael Rape, PhD
Dr. K. Peter Hirth Chair of Cancer Biology
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Insitute
University of California, Berkeley

Presented by the GU Malignancies Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

11/29/2019 Thanksgiving Weekend - No Seminar
12/06/2019

Mahmoud Ghannoum, PhD
Professor, Dermatology
Member, Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

12/13/2019

Paul Lambert, PhD
Howard M. Temin Professor and Chair of Oncology
Director, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Presented by the Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

12/20/2019 - 1/3/2020 Winter Break - No Seminar
1/10/2020

Erika Trapl, PhD
Associate Professor, Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
Associate Director, Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods
Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Research Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Research Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

1/17/2020

Michel Tremblay, PhD
Professor, Biochemistry
McGill University

Presented by the GI Cancer Genetics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

1/24/2020 TBD
1/31/2020

Lily Wang, PhD
Associate Staff, Translational Hematology and Oncology Research
Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
Member, Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Presented by the Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

2/7/2020

Quintin Pan, PhD
Deputy Director for Research
Dr. Lester E. Coleman, Jr Chair in Cancer Research and Therapeutics
University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
Professor, Otolaryngology
Co-Leader, Molecular Oncology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Molecular Oncology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

2/14/2020

Omar Mian, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Translational Hematology and Oncology
Member, GU Malignancies Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the GU Malignancies Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

2/21/2020

David Chambers, DPhil
Deputy Director for Implementation Science
National Cancer Institute

Presented by the Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Research Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

2/28/2020

Jan Grimm, MD, PhD
Associate Member, Molecular Pharmacology Program
Associate Attending, Memorial Hospital
Associate Professor, Cornell Radiology and Gerstner Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Presented by the Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

3/6/2020

4th Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium Keynote Presentation*

*please note this seminar will take place in the ballroom of Tinkham Veale University Center

3/13/2020

Adam Bass, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cellular and Molecular Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Presented by the GI Cancer Genetics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

3/20/2020 TBD
3/27/2020

Myles Brown, MD
Emil Frei III Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Functional Cancer Epigenetics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Olof Pearson Lecture

4/3/2020

Bill Nelson, MD, PhD
Marion I. Knott Director and Professor of Oncology
Director, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Johns Hopkins University

Presented by the GU Malignancies Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

4/10/2020 No Seminar
4/17/2020

Louis Staudt, MD, PhD
Co-Chief, Lymphoid Malignancies Branch
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Director, Center for Cancer Genomics

Presented by the GI Cancer Genetics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

4/24/2020

Lillian Siu, MD, FRCPC
Professor and Staff Medical Oncologist
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Presented by the Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

5/1/2020

Lorelei Mucci, MPH, ScD
Associate Professor, Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Leader, Cancer Epidemiology, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
Harvard University

Presented by the Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Research Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

5/8/2020 TBD
5/15/2020 No Seminar