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Computational Cancer Genomics Working Group Evening Lecture

The Computational Cancer Genomics Working Group is led by Simon Tavaré, PhD, NYGC and Columbia University, and Sohrab Shah, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. This group will build collaborations that apply novel statistical approaches and population-level analyses to major cohorts in cancer genomics.

Discussion and Q&A will take place after each speaker presents.
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  • Andrea Sottoriva, PhD

    Professor of Cancer Genomics and Evolution
    Director of the Centre for Evolution and Cancer
    The Institute of Cancer Research

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

    “The Co-Evolution of the Genome and Epigenome in Colorectal Cancer”
  • George Vega Yon, PhD

    Research Programmer
    Department of Preventive Medicine
    Keck School of Medicine of USC

    “Triads, Dyads, and Gene Functions: When Social Network Analysis Meets Phylogenetics"
  • Benjamin Greenbaum, PhD

    Associate Attending
    Computational Oncology
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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

    “Capturing Evolutionarily Relevant Tumor-immune Interactions”
Moderated by
  • Simon Tavaré headshot
    Simon Tavaré, PhD

    Senior Associate Core Member
    New York Genome Center
    Director, Irving Institute
    for Cancer Dynamics
    Departments of Statistics
    and Biological Sciences
    Columbia University

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