Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are held weekly in 450 MCRB (Masonic Cancer Research Building), 8-9 a.m


March 28, 2018

Michael Laposata, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Pathology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas

"The diagnostic management team: An essential leadership role for pathologists"


April 4, 2018

Trevor Shepherd, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
and Anatomy & Cell Biology
London Regional Cancer Program
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Western Ontario

"Deciphering stress-induced survival mechanisms that support the spread of ovarian cancer"


April 11, 2018
Chad Cowan, PhD
Harvard Cell Institute 
Harvard Medical School 

"Investigating metabolic disease with human pluripotent stem cells"

  • Understand the current use of human pluripotent stem cells for modeling metabolic disease;
  • Apply modern gene editing techniques to understand the genetic causes of metabolic disease;
  • Develop a strategy to identify novel therapeutics for metabolic disease
Sponsored by the Division of Molecular Pathology and Genomics
April 18, 2018

Sara Hamilton Hart, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota

"The impact of immune experience on T cell responses to infection and vaccination"


April 25, 2018
Mark Haas, MD, PhD 
Professor of Pathology 
University of California - Los Angeles 


May 2, 2018

Felix Feng, MD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology: Urology; and Medicine
Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Director of Translational Research
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of California, San Francisco

"Understanding the prostate cancer genome: From biomarker discovery to clinical application" 


May 9, 2018

Jason Hornick, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

"The evolution of immunohistochemistry for soft tissue tumors: From differentiation to molecular genetics" 


May 16, 2018
Nicole D. Pecora, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology 
and Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York 
Clinical pathogen genomics: Implementation and applications 

Sponsored by the Division of Molecular Pathology and Genomics

May 23, 2018

Timothy Allen, MD, JD, FCAP, FSCAP
Professor, Department of Pathology
Director, of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology
Laboratory Director, Department of Laboratory Services
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas

"Coping with medical malpractice"


May 30, 2018
Robert Englander, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education 
University of Minnesota Medical School