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, 2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 (unless otherwise stated). Contact Mary Wright ( 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


John DiPersio, MD, PhD
Virginia E. and Samuel J. Goldman Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Oncology
Deputy Director, Siteman Cancer Center
Washington University School of Medicine

"Optimizing Allogeneic Transplant for the Treatment of Acute Leukemia"

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


John T. Schiller, PhD
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute

"HPV VLPs: Nature Nanoparticles for Cancer Prevention and Treatment"

Presented by the Cancer Imaging Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center


William Grady, MD, AGAF

Rodger C. Haggitt Professor of Medicine
Gastroenterology Division, University of Washington School of Medicine
Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

"Age Related Mechanisms of Colorectal Cancer Promotion"

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


Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD
Director, Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
NYU Langone Medical Center
Professor, Department of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine

"Targeting SHP2 for Cancer Therapy"

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


Shaun R. Stauffer, PhD
Director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Therapeutics Discovery
Cleveland Clinic
Member, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University

"Using Structure-Based Design to Target Protein-Protein Interactions within the Mixed-Lineage Leukemia (MLL)-COMPASS Complex for Cancer Therapy"

Presented by the Developmental Therapeutics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center


Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH
Professor & Vice Chair of Outcomes for Pediatrics
Director of the School of Medicine Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship
Associate Director for Outcomes Research of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Director of the Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

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


Peiying Yang, MS, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Palliative, Rehabilitative and Integrative Medicine
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Helen Moss Seminar