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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.

Upcoming Seminar Series Presentations

 These weekly seminars are held Fridays at 12p in the Biomedical Research Building, Room 105 (unless otherwise stated). 





Michael Karin, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology
Ben and Wanda Hildyard Chair for Mitochondrial and Metabolic Diseases
American Cancer Society Research Professor
UC San Diego

Topic: "The Autophagy Receptor p62 in Cancer and Inflammation"


Samuel Achilefu, PhD
Director of Optical Radiology Lab
Professor of Radiology
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Washington University School of Medicine

Topic: "Image-guided Cancer Resection and Targeted Therapy Using Invisible Light"




David N. Wald, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pathology 
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Member, Developmental Therapeutics Program
Member, Hematopoietic and Immune Cancer Biology Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Topic: "Targeting GSK3 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia"


Kornelia Polyak, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medical Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School

Topic: "Breast Tumor Evolution"