New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

June 2, 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, June 2, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Speaker Presentations and Q&A


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

Lewis Thomas University Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine



Alison Taylor, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Member, Herbert Irving Comprehensive
Cancer Center
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

“Functional and Computational Approaches to Studying Aneuploidy in Squamous Cancers

Michael Zody, PhD
Scientific Director of Computational Biology
New York Genome Center

““COVID-19 Genomics Research at NYGC”

Lisa Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO
Chief of the Section of Breast Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Weill Cornell Medicine

“Oncologic Anthropology: African ancestry and High-Risk/Triple Negative Breast Cancer”

To learn more about Dr. Newman’s research, visit her profile 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. Any questions on this event, contact