Seminar Series

Case CCC's 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 at noon (12 p.m. ET) every Friday during the fall and spring semesters in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium (1-413) and via livestream at unless otherwise noted below. Seminars are not available for viewing at a later date. Registration is not required to attend. 

CME credit is available for those who attend seminars live or via livestream. 

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Upcoming Seminar Series Presentations


"Impact of Bacterial-Derived Small Molecules in Cancer Initiation and Treatment"

Christian Jobin, PhD
Professor of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine
Immuno-Oncology and Microbiome Research Program, UF Health Cancer Center


The Adamczyk Lecture presented in partnership with the Case Western Reserve University Department of Biomedical Engineering

"Radiomics, Radiogenomics, and AI: The Emerging Role of Imaging Biomarkers in Precision Cancer Care"

Despina Kontos, PhD
Professor of Radiology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC)
Vice-Chair of AI and Data Science Research, CUIMC
Founding Director, Center for Innovation in Imaging Biomarkers and Integrated Diagnostics, CUIMC


2 p.m. ET

"Integrated Computation and Genomics for Cancer Target and Drug Discovery"

Xiaole Shirley Liu, PhD
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, GV20 Therapeutics


"Structural and Social Determinants of Health in Cancer Health Disparities Research"

Scarlett Gomez, MPH, PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Co-leader, Cancer Control Program, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center


"Mapping RNA Binding Protein Interactions Within Cellular Microenvironments"

Joseph Luna, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Member, Center for RNA Science and Therapeutics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Member, Cancer Genomics and Epigenomics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center


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