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New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

5:00 PM — 8:00 PM

Moderated by Harold Varmus, MD.

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To advance collaborative efforts on cancer genomics, the New York Genome Center (NYGC) hosts meetings on the first Tuesday of every month to bring together leading cancer researchers, clinicians and postdocs from the NYGC’s Institutional Founding Members and other key academic institutions. The organizers include Drs. Harold Varmus (NYGC & Weill Cornell Medicine), Marcin Imielinski (NYGC &Weill Cornell Medicine), Ross Levine (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) and Sohail Tavazoie (The Rockefeller University). To view the speakers who presented in 2017, visit this page


No advance registration required.


Tuesday, May 1

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Speaker Presentations and Q&A
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Hors d’oeuvres & Networking

New York Genome Center 

101 Avenue of the Americas, 1st Floor Auditorium





Harold Varmus, MD


Senior Associate Core Member
New York Genome Center



Lewis Thomas University Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine





Andrea Califano, PhD

Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical Systems Biology
Founding Chair of the Department of Systems Biology
Director of the JP Sulzberger Columbia Genome Center
Associate Director of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University Medical Center


“Elucidating and Targeting Mechanism of Cancer Cell State Maintenance”


To learn more about Dr. Andrea Califano’s research, visit his lab page.




Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD


Percy and Joanne Uris Professor of Clinical Medicine

Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
(in the Institute for Cancer Genetis and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center)
Director, Institute for Cancer Genetics
Columbia University Medical Center


“Pathogenesis of B Cell Lymphoma”


To learn more about Dr. Ricardo Dalla-Favera’s research, visit his lab page.


Yariv Houvras, MD, PhD


Assistant Professor of Medicine in Surgery
Weill Cornell Medicine


“Phenotyping Cancer: A Tale of Two Fish”


To learn more about Dr. Yariv Houvras’ research, visit his lab page.




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