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 are every Friday at 12 pm in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium (1-413) unless otherwise noted below and also will be live-streamed. Seminars will not be available for viewing at a later date. 

CME credit will be available for those who attend seminars live or log in to the Livestream. 

Contact Case CCC Events (casecccevents@case.edu) for more information.

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Upcoming Seminar Series Presentations

1/27/23

Stella Koutros, PhD, MPH 

Attend the mini-retreat with Dr. Koutros from 9-11a in WRB 1422D

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

"Incorporating Detailed Exposure Information in Studies of Germline and Somatic Genomics to Inform the Etiology of Bladder Cancer"

Investigator, National Cancer Institute

Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics

Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch

Sponsored by the Population and Cancer Prevention Program

2/3/23

Derek Taylor, PhD

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

"Exploiting a Unique Post-Translational Modification to Enhance Subunit Selection and Activity of a Tumor Suppressor Complex"

Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine

Member, Developmental Therapeutics Program, CaseCCC

Sponsored by the Development Therapeutics Program

2/10/23

Roel Verhaak, PhD

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

"Dissecting Response to Treatment in Adult Patients with a Glioma"

Jackson Labs

Professor and Associate Director of Computational Biology

The Florine Deschenes Roux Chair for Genomics and Computational Biology

Sponsored by the Development Therapeutics Program

2/17/23

Danny Welch, PhD

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

"Non-Metabolic Contributions of Mitochondria to Cancer Metastasis"

University of Kansas Cancer Center

Professor, Department of Cancer Biology

Hall Family Professorship in Molecular Medicine

Adjunct faculty, Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Cancer Center

Sponsored by the Molecular Oncology Program

2/24/23

Anirban Sen Gupta, PhD

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

"Platelet-inspired Nanomedicine for Applications in Hemostasis, Thrombosis and Thromboinflammation"

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, CWRU School of Engineering

Member, Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sponsored by the Cancer Imaging Program

3/3/23 No Seminar - Cancer Disparities Symposium March 2 & 3
3/10/23

Ming Hu, PhD

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

"Computational Methods to Identify Chromatin Loops from Single Cell Hi-C Data and Multiplexed DNA FISH Data"

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine

Member, Cancer Genomics and Epigenomics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Presented by the Cancer Genomics and Epigenomics Program

3/17/23

Eliezer Van Allen, MD

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

"Clinical Computational Oncology for Precision Cancer Medicine"

Associate Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Associate Professor, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Sponsored by the Population and Cancer Prevention Program

3/24/23

Leonidas Platanias, MD, PhD

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

"Interferon Signaling Circuits as Targets in the Treatment of Malignancies"

Director, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jesse, Sara, Andrew, Abigail, Benjamin and Elizabeth Lurie Professor of Oncology

Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology) and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

3/31/23

Corey Speers, MD, PhD

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

"Novel Strategies to Improve Radiation Efficacy for Women with Aggressive Forms of Breast Cancer: Biologically Informed Clinical Trial Design"

Radiation Oncology, University Hospitals

4/7/23 No Seminar - Easter Break
4/14/23

William Grady, MD

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

Professor Clinical Research Division and Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Sponsored by the Population and Cancer Prevention Program

4/21/23

Debora Bruno, MD, MS

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine

Member, Population and Cancer Prevention Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sponsored by the Population and Cancer Prevention Program

4/28/23

Nicole Steinmetz, PhD

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

"NanoEngineering Gone Viral: Plant Viruses Against Cancer"

Professor of NanoEngineering and Director for the Center for Nano-ImmunoEngineering

5/5/23

Alberto Montero, MD, MBA

Livestream: www.case.edu/livestream/s1 

Professor, Department of Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine

Member, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sponsored by the Developmental Therapeutics Program