Computational Cancer Genomics Working Group Evening Lecture

November 10, 2020, 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, November 10, 2020

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



Marcin Imielinski, MD, PhD
Core Member, Assistant Investigator
New York Genome Center

Assistant Professor of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine
Department of Pathology and
Laboratory Medicine
Assistant Professor of
Computational Genomics
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud Institute for Computational Biomedicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

“Structural Variant Signatures of Homologous Recombination Deficiency” 

To learn more about Dr. Imielinski’s research, see his lab page.


Manu Setty, PhD
Incoming Assistant Professor,
Basic Sciences Division
Member, Translational Data Science IRC
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

“Computational Modeling of Lineage Decision Mechanisms Using Single-Cell Data” 

To learn more about Dr. Setty’s research, see his lab page.


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