Cancer Moonshot Seminar Series

The upcoming presentations will showcase research from different Cancer Moonshot initiatives that support the 10 recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Panel report. They will inform the community about the progress of Cancer Moonshot-funded projects, provide outreach related to Cancer Moonshot projects, enhance discussions and collaborations related to Cancer Moonshot research, and promote the sharing of data from Cancer Moonshot initiatives.

Several of the seminars will feature junior investigators presenting their Cancer Moonshot research projects. These presenters are noted with an asterisk (*) below.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Rogelio Hernandez-Lopez, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco*
  • Evan Weber, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine*
  • Martha Shrubsole, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
  • Poul Sorensen, M.D., Ph.D., University of British Columbia
  • Nicole Coggins, Ph.D., University of California, Davis*
  • Nick Markham, M.D., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University*
  • Catherine Wu, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Alanna Rahm, Ph.D., Geisinger Health System
  • Kelsey Lau-Min, M.D., University of Pennsylvania*
  • Mary Frances Wedekind Malone, M.D., National Cancer Institute*

Theme: Enhancing CAR-T Cell Therapies for Adult and Pediatric Cancers
Speakers: Rogelio Hernandez-Lopez, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco; Evan Weber, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine

Title: Blue Ribbon Panel Report Anniversary: Reflections, Progress, and Potential of the Cancer Moonshot
Speakers: Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D., Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Co-Chair of the BRP; Tyler Jacks, Ph.D., Koch Institute, Co-Chair of the BRP; Elena Martinez, Ph.D., University of California San Diego, BRP Member; Dinah S. Singer, Ph.D., NCI Deputy Director and Co-Chair of the BRP; Norman E. Sharpless, M.D., NCI Director

Title: Integrative Single-Cell Atlas of Host and Microenvironment in Colorectal Neoplastic Transformation
Speaker: Martha Shrubsole, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Title: Immunotherapeutic Targets and Oncogenic Dependencies for High-Risk Pediatric Cancers
Speaker: Poul Sorensen, M.D., Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Theme: Using New Technologies to Understand Gastric and Colorectal Cancers
Speakers: Nicole Coggins, Ph.D., University of California, Davis; Nick Markham, M.D., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Title: A Cancer Immune Monitoring and Analysis Center
Speaker: Catherine Wu, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Title: Improving Implementation of Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome
Speaker: Alanna Rahm, Ph.D., Geisinger Health System

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Theme: Advancing Patient Engagement and Implementation Science to Improve Cancer Care
Speakers: Kelsey Lau-Min, M.D., University of Pennsylvania; Mary Frances Wedekind Malone, M.D., National Cancer Institute

 

Date

Oct 28 2021

Time

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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