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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. Any questions on this event, contact


  • Alison Taylor, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
    Member, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Columbia University Irving Medical Center

    "Functional and Computational Approaches to Studying Aneuploidy in Squamous Cancers"
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    Michael Zody, PhD

    Scientific Director of Computational Biology
    New York Genome Center

    “COVID-19 Genomics Research at NYGC”
  • Lisa Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO

    Chief of the Section of Breast Surgery
    NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medicine

    To learn more about Dr. Newman’s research, visit her profile page.

    “Oncologic Anthropology: African ancestry and High-Risk/Triple Negative Breast Cancer”
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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