Invited Speaker Seminar Series 2020/2021

Seminar Schedule for 2020-2021

Date and Location   Speaker

Thursday, 9/17/2020

Virtual Lecture


Erinn Rankin, PhD
Assistant Professor 
Departments of Radiation Oncology and 
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stanford Cancer Institute
Title: “The Metastatic Microenvironment and Treatment Response in Ovarian Cancer”

Wednesday, 10/21/2020

Virtual Lecture


Billy W. Loo, Jr., MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Member, Molecular Imaging Program
Leader, Thoracic Radiation Oncology Program
Stanford University Medical Center
Title: FLASH & PHASER: Potential new radiotherapy paradigm and its clinical translation”

Thursday, 10/29/2020

Virtual Lecture


Besim Ogretmen, PhD
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Endowed Chair in Lipidomics & Drug Discovery
SmartState Center of Economic Excellence
Medical University of South Carolina
Title: “Sphingolipid metabolism and signaling in cancer therapeutics: Implications in aging, neurodegeneration, and immunotherapy"

Thursday, 11/19/2020

Virtual Lecture


Steven J. Chmura, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology
The University of Chicago
Title: “Hunting the Yeti: Clinical and Translational Signals from Radiation and Immunotherapy Trials”

Thursday 12/3/2020

Virtual Lecture

Sandra Gollnick, PhD
Director, Photodynamic Therapy Center
Member, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Distinguished Professor, Department of Immunology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Title: “Photodynamic Therapy as an Immune Adjuvant: Mechanisms and Future”

Thursday 4/29/2021

Virtual Lecture

  Gregory Videtic, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Cleveland Clinic
Title: “Sharpshooters: Single Fraction lung SBRT as Standard of Care”

Thursday 5/27/2021

Virtual Lecture

  Brian Wilson, PhD
Department of Medical Biophysics
University of Toronto
Title: “Nanoparticle-Enabled Phototherapeutics and RadioDynamics ”

Schedule from previous years