New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

October 6, 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, October 6, 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



Julio Aguirre-Ghiso, PhD
Endowed Mount Sinai Professor
in Cancer Biology
Division of Hematology and Oncology,
Department of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

“Dissemination and Metastatic Dormancy of Early Evolved Mammary Cancer Cells”
To learn more about Dr. Aguirre-Ghiso’s research, visit his lab page.


Camila dos Santos, PhD
Assistant Professor
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

“Chromatin Remodeling in Breast Cancer”

To learn more about Dr. dos Santos’s research, visit her lab page.


Ashley Laughney, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physiology
and Biophysics
Assistant Professor of Computational Cancer Genomics in Computational Biomedicine in the Institute for Computational Biomedicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

“Regenerative Lineages and Immune-Mediated Pruning in Lung Cancer Metastasis”

To learn more about Dr. Laughney’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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