The Science Behind: Personalizing Cancer Medicine - Cancer Center Open House at SBP

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Date and time

November 9, 2017

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM PT


Chairmen's Hall - SBP Main Campus

10901 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037



  • Garth Powis, D. Phil.

SBP’s Cancer Center Community Advisory Board and Garth Powis, D. Phil., professor and director of the NCI-designated Cancer Center, will host the next Cancer Center Open House on Thursday, November 9. The event takes place on campus in Chairmen's Hall, Building 5 (10901 N. Torrey Pines Road) followed by tours and a reception.

Guests will have the opportunity to mingle with cancer scientists, survivors, and research advocates during an informal evening reception featuring healthy nibbles and refreshing drinks. Guided tours will be offered throughout the event, giving attendees a behind-the-scenes look into our scientists’ varied approaches to cancer research.



Personalized cancer care for children with brain tumors
Rob Wechsler-Reya, Ph.D.

Decoding your tumor's response at the single cell level
Peter Adams, Ph.D.

Testing new cancer drugs using patient samples
Kristiina Vuori, M.D., Ph.D.

Robots speed progress in finding cancer cures
Michael Jackson, Ph.D.