The Frontiers in Oncology lecture series brings outstanding investigators involved in cancer research to the UMGCCC campus each month. The series is designed to educate and provide exposure to the latest developments in cancer biology, treatment and diagnosis. Topics will be of interest to faculty members, oncologists, medical interns, nurses, pharmacologists and research fellows.

When: 3rd Tuesday of every month, 9 am 

CME Credit: One (1)

Contact: 410-706-3144, Note: If you would like to meet with the speaker, please contact Morgan Rogers at

Upcoming Frontiers in Oncology Seminars

September 20, 2022 - 9:00 am – HSF III – Room 6020

Marcin Kortylewski, PhD

Department of Immuno-Oncology
Beckman Research Institute
City of Hope National Medical Center
Duarte, CA

“Oligonucleotide Therapeutics for Cancer Immunotherapy: Are We There Yet ”

October 18, 2022 – 9:30 am – Zoom Virtual Seminar

Shu-Hsia Chen, PhD

Emily Herrmann Chair in Immunology Research, Cancer Center of Excellence
Director, Center for Immunotherapy Research
Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine
Professor, Houston Methodist Academic Institute
Houston Methodist Research Institute
Houston, TX

"From Laboratory To The Clinic:  Medicine After COVID?"

November 15, 2022 – 9 am – HSF III – Room 6020

Yan Dong, PhD

Professor, Structural and Cellular Biology
Tulane Cancer Center Program Member
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

"Beyond ERG Activation: A Functional Consequence of TMPRSS 2-ERG Translocation in Prostate Cancer"

May 16, 2023 – 9 am – HSF III – Room 1010

Catherine Bollard, MD

Associate Center Director for Translational
Research and Innovation, GW Cancer Center
Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine

"T Cell Therapies for Cancer: Beyond Traditional CAR-T"