Computational Cancer Genomics Working Group Evening Lecture

May 12, 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, May 12, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Speaker Presentations and Q&A

This was 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


Zeynep Gumus, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Icahn Institute for Data Science and Genomic Technology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 “Inherited Genetic Variants in Lung Cancer Risk”


Quaid Morris, PhD
Member, Computational and Systems Biology Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Cente

“Reconstructing Cancer Evolution Computationally”


Moderated by Simon Tavaré, PhD
Discussion and Q&A after each speaker presentation.

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