Educational Seminar Series

Distinguished Speakers Series

This long-standing series features leading cancer researchers from the world-over. Invited speakers spend one and a half days on campus, where they meet with faculty and with predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows. These visits include an informal lunch, at which guest speakers discuss career development with trainees.


Upcoming Distinguished Speakers

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

"30 years of Molecular Glues: Controlling cell circuitry in biology"

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

"Molecular network function and evolution in the face of genetic and environmental changes, as well as during differentiation, evolution and disease"

Aviv Regev, PhD | Head of Genentech research and early development

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Interdisciplinary Research Series

This new series pairs, from among our Members, a basic scientist and clinical investigator whose collaborative translational efforts drive new clinical trials.

Upcoming Interdisciplanary Research Webinars

Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

“Probiotics for prevention of acute graft-vs-host disease in children with cancer ”

Elena J. Ladas, PhD, RD | Associate Professor of Nutrition in Pediatrics, Epidemiology, and in the Institute of Human Nutrition, Pediatric Oncology

Monica Bhatia, MD | Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center, Dept of Pediatrics Bone Marrow Transplantation

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

"Targeting Glioblastoma with Ferroptosis"

Brent Stockwell, PhD | Professor of Biological Sciences and of Chemistry

Peter Canoll, MD, PhD | Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology

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Research-in-Progress Series

This new series showcases two recently appointed Cancer Center Members or Associate Members. These seminars serve to inform a wide community of researchers and interested listeners about the work of our new members.

Upcoming Research-in-Progress Webinars

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

"Correlating genomic features with the immune microenvironment in pediatric glioma"

Ana Tergas, MD | Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Robyn Gartrell, MD, MS | Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Oncology

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Professional Enrichment Series

This new series is purposed to provide career development information and activities to our trainees and other investigators. Speakers are drawn from Offices throughout the Medical Center and beyond, who engage their audience in a didactic experience.

Upcoming Professional Enrichment Webinars

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