New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

September 1, 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, September 1, 2020

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



Agnel Sfeir, PhD
Skirball Associate Professor of Genetics,
Department of Cell Biology
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Maintaining Our Genomes: Nuclear and Mitochondrial”
To learn more about Dr. Sfeir’s research, visit her lab page.


Francesco Maura, MD
Assistant Attending, Myeloma Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
“Understanding the Life History of Multiple Myeloma Using Whole Genome Sequencing”


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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