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. It will be of interest to faculty members, oncologists, medical interns, nurses, pharmacologists, and research fellows.

When: 3rd Tuesday of every month, 9:00 am

Where: University of Maryland Health Science Facility II (HSF II) Auditorium

20 S. Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

CME Credit: One (1)

Contact: 410-328-7516, Note: If you would like to meet with the speaker, please contact Florence Wade.

Upcoming Frontiers in Oncology Seminars 

September 17, 2020

No Scheduled Seminar due to Cancer Research Day


October 15, 2019 – 9:00 am  – Hosick Lecture Hall – BRB 1st Floor

Thomas W. Kensler, PhD.

Full Member
Translational Research Program
Public Health Science Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA

“Planting the Seeds of Cancer Prevention in China”


November 19, 2019 – 9:00 am – Hosick Lecture Hall – BRB 1st Floor 

Christine B. Ambrosone, PhD.

Professor of Oncology
Senior Vice President, Population Science
Chair, Cancer Prevention & Control
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation Endowed Chair in Cancer Prevention
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo, New York

“Molecular and Epidemiologic Research to Elucidate the Etiology of Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women


December 17, 2019 – 9:00 am Hosick Lecture Hall – BRB 1 – st Floor

Stefan Klaus Bohlander, M.D.

Marijana Kumerich Chair in Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research
Leukaemia and Blood Cancer Research Unit
Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand

“Acute Myeloid Leukemia:  Genetics, Models, Stem Cells and Clonal Evolution”


January 21, 2020 – 9:00 am – HSF II Auditorium

Christopher H. Barbieri, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Urology
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Walter B. Wriston Clinical Research Scholar in Urology
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

“Biology and Mechanisms Underlying Molecular Subtypes of Prostate Cancer”


February 18, 2020 – 9:00 am – HSF II Auditorium

Ze’ve Ronai, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Advisor
Professor
Tumor Immunology and Maintenance Program
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute 
NCI-Designated Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA

“Rewired Signaling in Cancer – From Microbiome Control of Antitumor Immunity to ASNS Metabolism”


March 17, 2020  -- 9:00 am  -- HSF II Auditorium

Scott Armstrong, M.D., Ph. D.

Chairman of Pediatric Oncology
Associate Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston Children’s Hospital
Board Institute of MIT and Harvard
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

“Targeting Chromatin Complexes in Leukemia”

Canceled due to travel ban of COVID-19