New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

February 1, 2022, 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, February 1st, 2022

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

This will be a VIRTUAL meeting via Zoom.


Nicolas Robine, PhD (Moderator)
Director, Computational Biology
New York Genome Center



Semir Beyaz, PhD
CSHL Fellow
Donaldson Translational Fellow
Member, Cancer Center
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 

“Mechanisms of Environment – Gene Interactions in Regeneration and Cancer”


Daniel A. Heller, PhD
Cancer Nanomedicine Laboratory

Bristol-Myers Squibb/James D. Robinson III Junior Faculty Chair
Associate Member, Molecular Pharmacology Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Associate Professor, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Weill Cornell Medicine

Graduate Field Faculty, Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering
Cornell University

“Nanoscale Observations in the Lysosome”


Hao Zhu, MD
Associate Professor
Children’s Medical Center Research Institute
UT Southwestern

Attending Physician
Multidisciplinary Liver Cancer Clinic
Parkland Memorial Hospital

“Somatic Mosaicism Reveals Adaptive Pathways in Chronic Liver Disease”


Discussion and Q&A will take place after each speaker presents.

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

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