Conferences + Seminars + Community Events


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Sept. Connection

UF Health Cancer Center Events


The UF Health Cancer Center Topics in Cancer + Oncology Grand Rounds Seminar Series will be held online via Zoom until further notice due to COVID-19.  We hope you join us as we continue to engage in academic discourse during this difficult time.

Participants will be muted upon joining the webinar — to participate in the Q&A portion, hold your spacebar down while speaking.

Topics in Cancer Seminar Series

UF Health Cancer Center’s Topics in Cancer seminar series is held every Friday from 9 – 10 a.m. For more information, contact Madison Madore.

Kiley Graim, Ph.D. | Oct. 1 | Data-Driven Insights into Cancer: A Comparative Genomics Approach to Precision Medicine

No Lecture Due to Homecoming | Oct. 8

Kotaro Fujii, Ph.D. | Oct. 15 | “Selectivity and fidelity: the dynamic ribosome in evolution and mammalian development”

Fan Zhang, Ph.D. | Oct. 22 | “Nanomedicine-based approaches to address immune suppression and resistance”

Jianping Huang, M.D. | Oct. 29 | “Overcoming Immunotherapeutic obstacles for effective Antitumor response in treating cancer”

Oncology Grand Rounds Seminar Series 

UF Health Cancer Center’s Oncology Grand Rounds seminar series is held every other Wednesday from 12 – 1 p.m. For more information, contact Ashley Williams.

Richard J. Jones, M.D. | Sept. 29 | “Is Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide a True Game-Changer in Allogeneic Transplantation: The Struggle to Unlearn”

Richard Finn, M.D. | Oct. 13 | “Advances in The Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma”

Olivier Elemento, Ph.D. | Oct. 27 | TBD

Research Program Meetings

The research priorities of the UF Health Cancer Center cut across and align with our three research programs: Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Cancer Therapeutics and Host Response and Mechanisms of Oncogenesis. View all the upcoming UF Health Cancer Center Research Program meetings here.

Mechanisms of Oncogenesis | Oct. 29 | 12 p.m

Cancer Control & Population Sciences | Oct. 25 | 3 p.m.

Cancer Therapeutics & Host Response | Sept. 30 | 11:30 a.m.

Working Group Meetings

Discover all the UF Health Cancer Center Working Groups here. The objective of these groups is to provide a platform for investigators to interact, disseminate ideas, create new collaborations and strengthen ongoing interactions, with the goal of increasing submissions of multi-P grant applications. Our working groups include research program members as well as postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and research faculty from across UF. 

View all the upcoming Working Group meetings here.

Cancer Communication & Technology |Oct. 22 | 11 a.m.

Tobacco Control | Oct. 27 | 4 p.m.

Health Disparities | Oct. 20 | 4 p.m.

Targeted Therapeutics | Oct. 4 | 12 p.m

Microbiome | Oct. 1 | 12 p.m.



The UF Health Cancer Center invites you to the Research Symposium 2021, taking place December 7-8. This annual event includes a keynote presentation by a nationally renowned cancer researcher, a judged poster session with prizes for the top trainee posters and three-minute thesis presentations by the UFHCC Predoctoral Award recipients.

Research Symposium