New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

December 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, December 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



Uttiya Basu, PhD
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Department of Microbiology
and Immunology
Columbia University
“Noncoding RNA Processing by DIS3 Regulates Chromosomal Architecture and DNA Recombination in B Cells”

To learn more about Dr. Basu’s research, see his lab page.


Christina Curtis, PhD, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicine
and Genetics
Stanford University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Molecular Tumor Board
Stanford Cancer Institute

“Towards Quantifying and  Forecasting Human Tumor Progression
To learn more about Dr. Curtis’s research, see her lab page.


Amanda W. Lund, PhD
Associate Professor
Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology and Department of Pathology
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Member, Laura and Isaac
Perlmutter Cancer Center
NYU Langone Health

“Lymphatic Transport and Anti-Tumor Immunity”To learn more about Dr. Lund’s research, see 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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