Grand Rounds

Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Grand Rounds are designed to improve the broad practice of laboratory medicine and pathology, including patient care, research, medical education and innovation. Sessions are open to the public and presentations are posted online for review. CME credits are available to those who attend in person.

Time & Location

Grand Rounds are held weekly on Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00 a.m. via Zoom.


Spring Semester 2022

January

January 12
Monica Sanchez-Avila, MD
Surgical Pathology Fellow
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
 
 
 
January 19
Hira Yousaf, MBBS
Cytopathology Fellow
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology 
University of Minnesota 
Minneapolis, Minnesota 
 
 
 
January 26 - DEI Grand Rounds

Andrea Deyrup, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology
Director, Undergraduate Medical Education
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

and

Joseph Graves, PhD
Professor, Biological Sciences
Department of Biology
North Carolina A & T State University
Greensboro, North Carolina

Faculty Host:  Dr. Deborah Powell

"Race in Medicine: Data or Distraction?"

February

February 2
Anna Pratt, MD
PGY 4 Resident
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
 

 

February 9
Jesse Seegmiller, PhD.
Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
 
 
February 16
Stuart A. Scott, PhD
Professor, University Medical Line, Pathology
Director, Clinical Genomics Laboratory
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California
Host:  Sarah Munro, PhD
 
 
February 23
Sharon Nofec-Mozes, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Sunnybrook
University of Toronto

"Individual risk assessment for patients with DCIS: Lessons learned from the Ontario DCIS Cohort"

March

March 2
Sayak Ghatak, MBBS, PhD
PGY3, Anatomic Pathology
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
 
"HER2 del 16 and resistance to targeted therapy in CRC" (part 1, March 2, and part 2, March 30)

 

March 9
Leena Hilakivi-Clarke, PhD
Assistant Director of Research
Professor, Food Science and Nutrition
Hormel Institute
University of Minnesota
Austin, Minnesota
Hosts:  Khalil Ahmed and Janeen Trembley
 
 
March 16
Erika Pearce, PhD 
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology 
Bloomberg School of Public Health 
Johns Hopkins University 
Baltimore, Maryland 
Host: Ameeta Kelekar

"Mitochondrial shape-shifting in the T cell response"

March 30
Sayak Ghatak, MBBS, PhD, PGY3
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
 
"HER2 del 16 and resistance to targeted therapy in CRC" (part 1, March 2, and part 2, March 30)

April

April 6
Tuan M. Tran, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Host:  Sara Hamilton Hart
 
 
April 13
Ronald Jackups, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Immunology
Associate CMIO, Laboratory Informatics
BJC Medical, St. Louis, Missouri
Host:  Michele Stoffel
 
 
April 20

Kamila Naxerova, PhD

Assistant Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
PI, Center for Systems Biology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts 
Host:  Ruping Sun
 
 
April 27
Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Host:  Oyedele Adeyi, MD
 

May

May 4
Ling Li, PhD
Professor and VFW Endowed Chair
Experimental and Clinical Pharmacy
College of Pharmacy
University of Minnesota
Host:  Danni Li

"HDL - Good for the Heart and Good for the Mind, a lipid approach to stop the progression of Alzheimer's Disease"

 

May 11
Zohar Sachs, MD, PhD
Lois and Richard King Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplant
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN
Host:  Jim McCarthy
 
 
 
May 18
Amy Karger, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota
Host:  Deborah Powell
 

 

May 25
Betsy Hirsch, PhD
Director of Cytogenetics
and Michelle Dolan, MD
Associate Director of Cytogenetics
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota

"Cytogenetic evolution: Perspectives from within"