Series Location:

J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Auditorium
1st Floor, HCI Research South Building


The HCI Seminar Series brings nationally and internationally recognized scientists to present their achievements and educate our Cancer Center community about basic and translational research, prevention, and treatment. The series also highlights significant new cancer advances by colleagues in Utah. Attendees include faculty, staff, and trainees, who have the opportunity to meet and discuss science informally at a reception following each seminar.

The University of Utah School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ available for each seminar.

2019-2020 Schedule

Seminars are held Wednesdays at noon unless otherwise indicated.

February 19

Mikala Egeblad, PhD
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Caught in the Act: Visualizing and Targeting Tumor-Stroma Interactions in Metastasis
Host: Trudy Oliver, PhD

 March 4

Kathleen Robison Huntsman Lecture

J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD
Moores Cancer Center Research and Training

Targeting the mTOR and Hippo Signaling Networks in Cancer: From the Bench to the Clinic and Back
Host: Benjamin Myers, PhD

March 18

Katerina Politi, PhD
Yale School of Medicine

Uncovering Mechanisms of Resistance to Systemic Therapies in Lung Cancer
Host: Martin McMahon, PhD

April 1

Nabeel Bardeesy, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Harvard Medical School

Models and Mechanisms of Biliary Tract Cancer
Host: Eric Snyder, MD, PhD

April 8

Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

To Be Announced
Host: Djorde Atanakovic, MD

April 15

Nadya Dimitrova, PhD
Yale University Long

Noncoding RNAs in Cancer: Where, What, and How
Host: Eric Snyder, MD, PhD