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 - 3:30 PM

Location

Zoom

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.

2:00-3:00pm  Welcome & Talks
3:00-3:30pm  Virtual Lab Tours

 

Speakers

 

Welcome

Garth Powis, D.Phil.
Jeanne and Gary Herberger Leadership Chair in Cancer Research
Director, NCI-Designated Cancer Center
Professor, Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Immunology 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