New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

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

This will be a VIRTUAL meeting via Zoom.

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

Lewis Thomas University Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine


Andy J. Minn, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

“Amplification of Tumor Type I Interferon Signaling by a Primed Epigenome Sustains Immunotherapy Resistance and T Cell Dysfunction”

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

Daniel Mucida, PhD
Associate Professor, Immunology, Virology, and Microbiology
The Rockefeller University

Neuro-immune Interactions in the Gut”

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

Elena Piskounova, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology in Dermatology
Weill Cornell Medicine

“Metabolic Plasticity of Metastasis”

To learn more about Dr. Piskounova’s research, visit her 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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