NCI-Designated Cancer Center

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Exploring major topics in cancer research

We're highlighting the current leaders in their field of study.

Established scientists. Known for significant contributions to cancer research, either through a single scientific discovery or body of work. With lasting impact on the field, they have demonstrated a lifetime of commitment to progress against cancer.

Rising stars. These investigators are emerging leaders, asking important, significant and often non-obvious questions. They bring fresh ideas, initiative, curiosity, flexibility and a demonstrated promise for bold new areas of cancer research.

2024 Seminar Schedule

Cancer

February 12, 2024
12 – 1 pm PT

Dr. Lionel Larue

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Cancer

February 26, 2024
12 – 1 pm PT

Dr. Mark LaBarge

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Tumor Progression and Evolution

March 4, 2024
12 – 1 pm PT

Dr. Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue

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Cancer

May 13, 2024
12 – 1 pm PT

Dr. Vytas Bankaitis

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Emily Bernstein

June 24, 2024
12 – 1 pm PT

Dr. Emily Bernstein

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Hao Zhu

September 30, 2024
12 – 1 pm PT

Dr. Hao Zhu

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Past Seminars

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When you can't join us a for a live event, these videos are made available as soon after the seminar as possible.

Diane Simeone, M.D. and Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, Ph.D. - May 23, 2022

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Charles L. Sawyers, M.D. and Eytan Ruppin, M.D., Ph.D.. - April 25, 2022

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Jayanta (Jay) Debnath, Ph.D. and Christina (Christie) Towers, Ph.D. - March 7, 2022

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J. Silvio Gutkind, Ph.D. and Matt Hangauer, Ph.D. - January 31, 2022

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Eytan Ruppin, M.D., Ph.D. and Nikhil Wagle, M.D. - December 6, 2021

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Loren Walensky, M.D., Ph.D. and Aashish Manglik, M.D., Ph.D. - October 18, 2021

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Rosalie Sears, Ph.D. and Elda Grabocka, Ph.D. - September 20, 2021

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Judith Campisi, Ph.D. and Katherine Aird, Ph.D. - July 12, 2021

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Charles Swanton, M.D. Ph.D., FRCP, FMedSci, FAACR, FRS and Michael Hoffman, Ph.D. - June 14, 2021

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Alana Welm, Ph.D. and Alice Soragni, Ph.D. - May 10, 2021

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Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D. and Shreya Raghavan, Ph.D. - April 5, 2021

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Marina Pasca di Magliano, Ph.D. and Madeleine Oudin, Ph.D. - March 8, 2021

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Thomas Gajewski, M.D., Ph.D. and Ravid Straussman, M.D., Ph.D. - February 8, 2021

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