Seminar Series

This interdisciplinary seminar series addresses cutting-edge clinical, translational, and basic research topics in cancer and 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 (unless otherwise stated). 

Upcoming Seminar Series Presentations

11/30/2018

Alex G. Waterson, PhD
Director and Scientific Coordinator, Vanderbilt Center for Cancer Drug Discovery
Research Associate Professor, Pharmacology
Research Associate Professor, Chemistry
Vanderbilt University

"Discovery and characterization of cell active inhibitors of Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH) using structure-based design"

Presented by the Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

12/7/2018

Mohamed Abazeed, MD, PhD
Radiation Oncologist, Cleveland Clinic
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Member, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

"On prediction in complex systems"

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

12/14/2018

Eben Rosenthal, MD
Associate Director of Clinical Care, Stanford Cancer Institute
Medical Director, Stanford Cancer Center

"Enhanced surgical margin detection – ‘Light up my tumor’ "

Presented by the Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

12/21/2018

Shaun Stauffer, PhD
Director, Center for Therapeutics Discovery, Cleveland Clinic
Member, Case Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Presented by the Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

1/11/2019

David Avigan, MD
Chief, Section of Hematological Malignancies and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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

1/18/2019

Kurt M. Ribisl, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Health Behavior
Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

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

1/25/2019

James Connor, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Neurosurgery, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics
Vice Chair of Neurosurgery Research
Director, Center for Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Penn State University

Presented by the Brain Initiative, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

2/1/2019

Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD
Principal Investigator
RE Bob Smith Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research
Professor and Chair, Department of Cancer Biology
Director, Metastasis Research Center
CPRIT Established Investigator
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Presented by the GU Malignancies Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

2/8/2019

Chuanyue Wu, PhD
Chair, Professor, Vice President and Provost, Department of Biology
Southern University of Science and Technology

Presented by the Molecular Oncology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

3/15/2018

Luis Alberto Diaz, Jr., MD
Head, Division of Solid Tumor Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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