Science, Business and Advocacy in the Pursuit of New Cancer Therapies - SBP Cancer Center Open House

Cancer Center Open House graphic

Date and time

June 13, 2019

4:30 PM - 7:30 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, June 13. 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.



The San Diego Biocluster: A model for new cancer drug discovery
Dr. Garth Powis, Dr. Fabiana Izidro Layng

Screening and chemistry in cancer drug discovery
Drs. Nicole Bakas and Dominik Heimann, CPCCG

Biologics:  A new type of cancer therapy
Dr. Kristina Herbert, Chanda Lab

The patient’s voice in advancing cancer treatment
SBP Community Advisory Board