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New York Cancer Genomics Research Network Meeting

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.

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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  • Benjamin Garcia, PhD, FRSC

    Presidential Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
    Director of Quantitative Proteomics
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
    Penn Epigenetics Institute
    Smilow Center for Translational Research

    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    To learn more about Dr. Garcia’s research, see his lab page.

    "Quantitative Proteomics for Understanding Epigenetic Mechanisms”
  • Serena Nik-Zainal, MD, PhD

    CRUK Advanced Clinician Scientist
    Academic Department of Medical Genetics & MRC Cancer Unit
    Group Leader of the Physiology of Mutagenesis Group
    The Clinical School
    University of Cambridge

    To learn more about Dr. Zik-Zainal’s research, see

    "Harnessing the Value of Whole Genome Sequencing in Human Cancer"
  • Markus Schober, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Ronald O. Perelman
    Department of  Dermatology
    Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology
    NYU Grossman School of Medicine

    "Transcriptional Control of Self-Renewal and Differentiation in Squamous Cell Carcinoma"
Moderated by
  • Harold Varmus headshot
    Harold Varmus, MD

    Senior Associate Core Member
    New York Genome Center
    Lewis Thomas University
    Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medicine

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