New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

March 3, 2020, 5:00pm – 8:00pm | 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, March 3, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Speaker Presentations and Q&A
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Hors d’oeuvres & Networking

New York Genome Center
101 Avenue of the Americas, 1st Floor Auditorium

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

Lewis Thomas University Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine




Paz Polak, PhD
Assistant Professor, Oncological Sciences
Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

To learn more about Dr. Polak’s research, visit his profile page.


Kwok-Kin Wong, MD, PhD
Anne Murnick Cogan and David H. Cogan Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine
Director, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
NYU Langone Health

To learn more about Dr. Wong’s research, visit his lab page.


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 and are intended for principal investigators in the New York region and their trainees.
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