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 (kxk666@case.edu) 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

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

"Translating the Genome in Gastroesophageal Cancer"

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 - Winter Break
12/25/2020 No Seminar - Winter Break
1/1/2021 No Seminar - Winter Break
1/8/2021

Hannelore Heemers, PhD
Associate Staff, Center for GU Malignancies Research
Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Member, GU Malignancies Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the GU Malignancies Program

1/15/2021 Jae Jung, PhD
Betsy DeWindt Chair, Department of Cancer Biology
Director, Global and Emerging Pathogen Research Center
Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Member, Molecular Oncology Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Molecular Oncology Program
 
1/22/2021 William Tse, MD, MBA
Deputy Director, MetroHealth Cancer Center
Director, Division of Hematology/Oncology, MetroHealth Medical Center
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
 
1/29/2021 Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD
PHASE ONE Foundation Distinguished Chair
Director, Cedars-Sinai Cancer
Professor, Surgery
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai

Presented by the GU Malignancies Program
 
2/5/2021 Karen Knudsen, MBA, PhD
Executive Vice President, Oncology Services, Jefferson Health
Enterprise Director, NCI-Designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson University
Chair & Hilary Koprowski Endowed Professor, Department of Cancer Biology

Special Presentation: Olof Pearson Lecture
 
2/12/2021 Michael Evans, PhD
Associate Professor in Residence
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Member, Helen Diller Family Cancer Center
University of California, San Francisco

Presented by the Cancer Imaging Program
 
2/19/2021 Thomas LaFramboise, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences
Member, GI Cancer Genetics Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the GI Cancer Genetics Program
 
2/26/2021 Michele Cote, PhD
Professor, Department of Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine
Associate Center Director for Education, Population Science
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Presented by the Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Research Program
 
3/5/2021 Join us for the 5th Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium
3/12/2021 Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhD
AbbVie Foundation Professor of Pathology
Professor of Ben May Department of Cancer Research
University of Chicago

Presented by the Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology Program
 
3/19/2021 Robin Vanderpool, DrPH
Chief of Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Presented by the Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Research Program
 
3/26/2021 J. Alan Diehl, PhD
Leonard and Jean Skeggs Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemsitry
Deputy Director and COO, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by the Molecular Oncology Program
 
4/2/2021 No Seminar
4/9/2021 TBD
4/16/2021 Mikhail Shapiro, PhD
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Investigator, Heritage Medical Research Institute
California Institute of Technology

Presented by the Cancer Imaging Program
 
4/23/2021 Jeffrey Myers, MD, PhD, FACS
Chair, Department of Head and Neck Surgery
Alando J. Ballantyne Distinguished Chair of Head and Neck Surgery
Deputy Chair for Academic Programs
Director of Research, Department of Head and Neck Surgery
Director of Translational Research, Division of Surgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Presented by the Molecular Oncology Program
 
4/30/2021 TBD
5/7/2021 TBD - Last Seminar until Fall 2021