New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

April 6, 2021, 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, April 6, 2021

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



Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson, MD
Peter C. Nowell, MD, Professor
Founding Director of the Penn Center
for Personalized Diagnostics
Founding Director of the Division of Precision and Computational Diagnostics
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

“Proteogenomics as a Driver of Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets in Lymphoma”


Michael Dyer, PhD
Chair, Developmental Neurobiology Department
Co-Leader, Developmental Biology & Solid Tumor Program
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

“Systematic Identification of Cell- and Developmental Stage-Specific Enhancer Elements Important for Neurogenesis”


William A. Weiss, MD, PhD
Evelyn and Mattie Anderson Endowed Chair
in Cancer Research
Professor, Departments of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Neurological Surgery
Leader, Pediatric Malignancies Program
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California San Francisco

“Targeting the Myeloid Compartment in a Non-Germline GEM Model for High-Risk Neuroblastoma”


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; are attended, when held in person, by principal investigators in the New York region and their trainees; and are intended to be viewed by anyone in the world with an internet connection.

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