Scientific leaders of tomorrow present at 2023 Annual Trainee Symposium

An accomplished group of early-career researchers including postdoctoral scholars, graduate students and staff scientists showcased their work at Sanford Burnham Prebys’ 22nd Annual Trainee Research Symposium on Thursday, September 21st.

New grant funds study of very aggressive childhood brain cancers driven by circular pieces of DNA

Lukas Chavez, Ph.D., has received $3.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to study how unique DNA circles found in cancer cells drive deadly pediatric brain tumors.

Svasti Haricharan joins the very first Stop & Talk podcast

Svasti Haricharan, Ph.D., was the first guest on Stop & Talk—a new podcast offered by The Conrad Prebys Foundation. In the broadcast, Svasti shares how she came to be a research leader in therapy-resistant breast cancer and how race affects clinical outcomes.

Mainly Mozart’s 2023 Genius Week will premiere 17-year-old San Diego composer Edric Saphire’s bassoon sextet

The Nov. 14-18 concert series in La Jolla will feature celebrated pianist Anne-Marie McDermott and first-chair members of the San Diego Symphony, along with a concert featuring works by Clarice Assad, Amy Beach and Ellen Zwillich. The 2023 honoree is Dr. David Brenner, the president and CEO of San Diego’s Sanford Burnham Prebys biomedical research institute.