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.

As of Friday, March 20, 2020, these weekly seminars are currently being held virtually via Zoom due to institutional health restrictions. CME credit will still be available for those who attend seminars live via Zoom. If you are unfamiliar with Zoom, click here to view instructions and support topics. Contact Kelsey Kirsch ( for more information.

To watch the seminar in real-time and ask questions via chat, click the button below at 12p each Friday.  Presentations are recorded but will not be available for later viewing.

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Upcoming Seminar Series Presentations


Trevor Archer, PhD
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Chief, Epigenetic & Stem Cell Biology Laboratory (ESCBL)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health

"Diversity and Heterogeneity in Chromatin and Transcription"


Jennifer Adair, PhD
Associate Professor, Stem Cell and Gene Therapy Program
Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Research Associate Professor, Department of Medical Oncology
University of Washington
The Fleischauer Family Endowed Chair in Gene Therapy Translation

"Delivering on the Promise of Gene Therapy: Translating Accessible Treatments"

Presented by the Developmental Therapeutics Program

11/13/2020 Tim Chan, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Immunotherapy and Precision Immuno-Oncology, Cleveland Clinic
Co-Director, National Center for Regenerative Medicine
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
11/20/2020 Heather Greenlee, ND, PhD
Associate Professor, Cancer Prevention Program
Public Health Sciences & Clinical Research Divisions
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Special Presentation: Helen Moss Lecture
11/27/2020 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break
12/4/2020 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
12/11/2020 Mario Suva, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology, Mass General Hospital
Associate Molecular Pathologist, Mass General Hospital 
Associated Scientist, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Co-Leader, Neuro-Oncology Program, DF/HCC
Co-Leader, Cancer Program, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Presented by the Molecular Oncology Program
12/18/2020 No Seminar - Holiday Break
12/25/2020 No Seminar - Holiday Break
1/1/2021 No Seminar - Holiday Break
1/8/2021 Seminar Returns - Spring 2021 Schedule to be posted at a later date