Community Forum

Cancer and Coronavirus

The threat of COVID-19 to cancer mortality, part of our The Science Behind series
masked doctor with global virus graphic

Date and time

November 12, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM PT



Join us on Zoom for talks and virtual guided tours inside our labs to see how researchers are responding to the special needsof cancer patients during the pandemic.

Scientists will be available to answer your questions.

2:00-2:10pm  Welcome/Introduction
2:10-3:15pm  Talks and Virtual Lab Tours
3:15-3:45pm  Q&A


Event recording





Ze'ev Ronai, Ph.D.
ad interim Director, NCI-Designated Cancer Center
Chief Scientific Advisor
Professor, Tumor Initiation and Maintenance Program

Repurposed drugs for treating COVID-19

Chanda Lab

Sumit Chanda, Ph.D.

Sumit Chanda, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, Immunity and Pathogenesis Program

Laura Martin-Sancho, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate

Mini lungs for testing COVID-19 drugs

Snyder Lab

Evan Snyder, M.D., Ph.D.

Evan Snyder, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Human Genetics Program
Director, Center for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

Sandra Leibel, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego, Neonatologist, Rady Children's Hospital
Visiting Researcher, Snyder Lab

COVID-19 and the immune system

Bradley Lab

Linda Bradley, Ph.D.

Linda Bradley, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Immunology Program

Jenna Hope, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, NSRA