New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

May 4, 2021, 5:00pm – 7:00pm | New York Genome Center

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.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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

This will be a VIRTUAL meeting via Zoom.


Harold Varmus Harold Varmus, MD
Senior Associate Core Member
New York Genome Center

Lewis Thomas University
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine



Allan Balmain, PhD
Barbara Bass Bakar Distinguished Professorship in Cancer Genetics
University of California San Francisco 

“The Role of Mutagens and Tumor Promoters in Cancer Risk: Lessons from the Mouse”


Hani Goodarzi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics & Department of Urology
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute
University of California San Francisco 

“Revealing the Splicing Code Underlying Pathological Regulation of RNA Processing in Metastasis”


Inigo Martincorena, PhD
Group Leader, Somatic Evolution Group
Wellcome Sanger Institute 

“Somatic Mutation and Clonal Expansion in Normal Tissues”


Moderated by Harold Varmus, MD
Discussion and Q&A will take place after each speaker presents.

These meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month; are attended, when held in person, by principal investigators in the New York region and their trainees; and are intended to be viewed by anyone in the world with an internet connection.

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