Computational Cancer Genomics Working Group Evening Lecture

May 11, 2021, 5:00pm – 7:00pm | New York Genome Center

The Computational Cancer Genomics Working Group is led by Simon Tavaré, PhD, NYGC and Columbia University, and Sohrab Shah, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. This group will build collaborations that apply novel statistical approaches and population-level analyses to major cohorts in cancer genomics.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Speaker Presentations and Q&A

This will be a VIRTUAL meeting via Zoom.


Simon Tavaré, PhD
Senior Associate Core Member
New York Genome Center

Director, Irving Institute
for Cancer Dynamics
Departments of Statistics and Biological Sciences
Columbia University



Fabian Theis, PhD
Institute Director and Research Group Leader
Institute of Computational Biology at Helmholtz Munich“Learning Large-Scale Perturbation Effects in Single Cell Genomics”


Sohrab Salehi, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Shah Lab
BC Cancer, Vancouver“Clonal Fitness Inferred from Timeseries Modeling of Single Cell Cancer Genomes”


Richard Bonneau, PhD
Group Leader for Systems Biology, CCB
Flatiron Institute
Associate Professor of Biology and Computer Science
New York University
Affiliate Member
New York Genome Center“Integrating Spatial, Temporal and Chromosomal Gradients to Enable Next Generations of Network Inference”


Moderated by Simon Tavaré, PhD
Discussion and Q&A will take place after each speaker presents.
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