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Diversification of the TCRa and TCRd Repertoires by Chromatin Regulation in One and Three Dimensions Host: Barry Sleckman Tea Time: Tea at 1:15 PM Speaker: Michael Krangel, Ph.D. Mary Bernheim Professor and Chair Department of Immunology Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC
1:30pm to 2:30pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories RRL Auditorium
"The Evolution of Molecular Diagnostics: The Lung Cancer Paradigm" Speaker Lynette Sholl, M.D. Associate Professor Harvard Medical School Boston, MA
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Pathology Library Room C-405
Featured Speaker: Jackie Topol, MS, RD Topic: Nutrition and Myeloma Light dinner will be served. RSVP: 212-746-3224 or CAL9064@nyp.org Please email questions/discussion requests to cal9064@nyp.org
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Belfer Research Building 302 C/D
Dr. Sheena Sahota, M.D. Clinical Fellow, Division of Hematology-Medical Oncology Department of Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
8:00am to 9:00am
Weill Cornell Medical College F-539
Special lecture and celebration of the career of James B. Bussel, MD Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine Professor of Pediatrics in Obstetrics and Gynecology Weill Cornell Medicine Reception follows 9:30 am - 11:00 am Griffis Faculty Club For more information, contact Monika Bolino at 212-746-9735 or mob2005@med.cornell.edu
8:30am to 9:30am
Uris Auditorium
“Sibling rivalry: Regulation of B cell function by the related ETS transcription factors Spi-B and Spi-C " Speaker Rodney Peter DeKoter, Ph.D. Associate Professor Chair, Graduate Studies Committee Microbiology and Immunology Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Western University University
11:00am to 12:00pm
A-950 Auditorium A-950
"Dissecting and Targeting Mechanisms of Apoptotic Deregulation in Cancer" Loren Walensky, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director of the Harvard/MIT MD- PhD Program Harvard Medical School Harvard University - Cambridge, MA Host: Xuejun Jiang Tea at 3:45 PM
4:00pm to 5:00pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories RRL 101
Drs. Blenis and Guzman invite you to the revamped Biomedical Science Reviews Seminar Series BSRSS is intended to provide the most up-to-date reviews of translational biomedical research by leaders in their fields and talented new investigators, for faculty, lab researchers, and clinical fellows. The revamped series will be held at the Belfer Research Building and at the Weill Medical College. 10/28: Selina Chen-Kiang, PhD Targeting CDK4/6 in Cancer: From Hypothesis to Therapy
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College C611
STUDENT: Amanda Roxanne Moore PROGRAM: Cell and Developmental Biology DISSERTATION: Characterization of Genetic Alterations in Uveal Melanoma. Chairperson: Dr. David Solit Major Sponsor: Dr. Yu Chen Minor Sponsor: Dr. Timothy Chan Minor Sponsor: Dr. Richard White
2:30pm to 7:00pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories RRL-101
This meeting is open to all patients, survivors, and their families. Topic: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Clinical Trials Featured Speaker: Aileen H. Lee, Cancer Clinical Trials Please RSVP by April 3rd to amm9052@med.cornell.edu
10:00am to 11:00am
Weill Greenberg Center 7th Floor Conference Room
The connection between cancer and genome integrity is widely appreciated. Importantly, the greater New York Metropolitan area is unparalleled in the concentration of world leading research on chromosome biology and function, as well as for research at the interface between chromosome integrity and the dynamics of malignancy. The Genome Integrity Discussion Group capitalize on this concentration of excellence, providing a forum for interaction between basic- and clinically-oriented research groups working in these fields. Speakers Include: Jessica Tyler, Ph.D. Weill Cornell Medicine Hironori Funabiki, Ph.D. The Rockefeller University … and more! More information and registration here: http://www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=834b34f2-2e2b-4ce3-9673-322279812253
1:30pm to 4:30pm
The New York Academy of Sciences
"Immune Processing and Recognition of Tumors" Tea at 1:15 PM Speaker: Max Krummel, Ph.D. Professor Department of Pathology University of California - San Francisco San Francisco, CA Host: Alexander Rudensky
1:30pm to 2:30pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories RRL Auditorium
Thoughts on Druggability: Lessons from Challenging Targets Host: Dr. Michael Foley Speaker: Percy Carter, Ph.D. Vice President and Head Discovery Chemistry Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
2:00pm to 3:00pm
MSK - Memorial Hospital M 107
"Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Carcinoma: Pathologic Aspects and Assessment of Residual Disease" Timothy M. D'Alfonso, M.D. Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Pathology Library Room C-405
Dr. Pinkal Desai, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine Leukemia Program Division of Hematology-Medical Oncology Department of Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine New York, NY
8:00am to 9:00am
Weill Cornell Medical College F-539
"Images of Inflammatory Cell Death" Host: Daniel Bachovchin Speaker: Guy Salvesen, Ph.D., Professor Dean, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences Associate Director, Education and Mentoring for the Cancer Center Speaker's Affiliation: Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Tea Time at 3:45 PM
4:00pm to 5:00pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC 105
The New York Genome Center Five Points Lecture Series presents: Jin Billy Li, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Genetics Stanford University Register here.
4:00pm to 5:30pm
The New York Genome Center
The Center for Studies in Physics and Biology Seminars of Rockefeller University presents: "On the Evolution of Leukemia" Speaker Dan Landau, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics Weill Cornell Medicine
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Rockefeller University Collaborative Research Center, Smith Hall Annex, room A30
Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology Seminar Series presents: Diomedes Logothetis, Ph.D. Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Northeastern University
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Weill Auditorium
The Meyer Cancer Center Seminar Series presents the Scott Wadler Endowed Lecture featuring: Sanford Markowitz, M.D., Ph.D. Markowitz-Ingalls Professor of Cancer Genetics Head, Cancer Genetics Program Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Belfer Research Building 302 A-C
Dept. of Biochemistry and Cell & Developmental Biology Lecture by: Scott Emr, Ph.D. Frank H.T. Rhodes Professor Dept. of Mol. Biology & Genetics Cornell University - Ithaca
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Biochemistry Conference Room E115
Larry Green, PhD Founder and CEO of Ablexis, LLC will present on the AlivaMab Mouse Platform, an innovative, next-generation transgenic mouse platform developed by leaders in genetic engineering and antibody drug discovery and development. This platform is enabling the efficient discovery and development of the next generation of human therapeutic antibodies to treat human diseases and is now available to the Tri-I community.
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Belfer Research Building BB204 - A/B
Drs. Blenis and Guzman invite you to the revamped Biomedical Science Reviews Seminar Series BSRSS is intended to provide the most up-to-date reviews of translational biomedical research by leaders in their fields and talented new investigators, for faculty, lab researchers, and clinical fellows. The revamped series will be held at the Belfer Research Building and at the Weill Medical College. 10/28: Selina Chen-Kiang, PhD Targeting CDK4/6 in Cancer: From Hypothesis to Therapy
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College C611
45 year-old Male with Chronic Neutropenia A germline case presented by: Dr. Himisha Beltran Assistant Professor of Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine Tuo Zhang Research Associate Weill Cornell Medicine light refreshments will be served
2:30pm to 7:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College C-405
STUDENT: Alec Warren Stranahan PROGRAM: Cell and Developmental Biology DISSERTATION: Chemoresistance Mechanisms in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells. Chairperson: Dr. Kirk Deitsch Major Sponsor: Dr. Christopher Y. Park Minor Sponsor: Dr. Ross L. Levine Minor Sponsor: Dr. Neal Rosen
3:00pm to 7:00pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC-105
"Imaging Immunity" Hidde Ploegh, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Host: Dr. Hans-Guido Wendel Tea Time: 11:45 a.m.
12:00pm to 1:00pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center Auditorium
"Reprogramming B Cell Memory" Host: Jayanta Chaudhuri Tea at 1:15 PM Speaker: Michael Mcheyzer-Williams, Ph.D. Professor Department of Immunology and Microbial Science California Campus -The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
1:30pm to 2:30pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC Auditorium
"Proposal for the Development of an Immune-Selective Glucocorticoid" Justin Mulvey, M.D., Ph.D. Pathology Resident “Mutation Status and Phenotype in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor" Jacob Sweeney, M.D. Pathology Resident
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Pathology Library Room C-405
John Ferrarone, M.D. Clinical Fellow, Division of Hematology-Medical Oncology Department of Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
8:00am to 9:00am
Weill Cornell Medical College F-539
Presented by: Manjusha Namuduri, MD Renier Brentjens Lab Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
8:30am to 9:30am
Uris Auditorium
9:30am to 7:00pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center Zuckerman Auditorium
"Overview of the Epigenomics Services" Alicia Alonso, Ph.D. Director, Epigenomics Services Genomics and Epigenomics Core Facilty Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine "Developing Novel Therapeutic Targets for TNBC" Vivek Mittal, Ph.D. Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology in Cardiothoracic Surgery Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Weill Cornell Medicine
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building 302 C/D
"New Approaches to Drug and Gene Delivery for Cancer" Host: Daniel Heller Speaker: Justin Hanes, Ph.D. Lewis J. Ort Professor of Ophthalmology Biomedical Engineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Environmental Health Sciences, Neurosurgery, Oncology, and Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Speaker's Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, MD Tea Time at 3:45 PM
4:00pm to 5:00pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC 105
The Leukemia Working Group presents: Omar Abdel-Wahab, M.D. Assistant Member, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program Attending Physician, Leukemia Service Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Belfer Research Building 1401
Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D. Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor, Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development Rockefeller University, New York, NY
11:00am to 12:00pm
A-950 Auditorium
Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology Seminar Series presents: Stavros Lomvardas Ph.D. Professor Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain and Behavior Institute Columbia University
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Weill Auditorium
In this half-day seminar, specialists from Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital and affiliates will share state-of-the-art treatment paradigms for patients with spinal tumors. Emphasis will be placed on metastatic disease, but primary spinal cord and column tumors will also be discussed. We will cover the surgical and non-surgical options, including leading-edge minimally invasive approaches. Providers representing neurological surgery, neuro-oncology, medical and radiation oncology, neuroradiology, and pain anesthesia will be presenting their work.
9:00am to 1:00pm
Griffis Faculty Club
Host: Dr. Dana Pe'er Tea at 10:15 AM Seminar Title: "Spatial Genomics: Single Cell in Situ Expression and Lineage Analysis" Name of Speaker: Long Cai, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Speaker's Affiliation: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
10:30am to 11:30am
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC 105
Departments of Biochemistry and Cell & Developmental Biology Lecture by: Vadim Arshavsky, Ph.D. Professor of Ophthalmology & Pharmacology Duke U. Eye Center
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Biochemistry Conference Room E115
For men and women 18 years of age and older. Oral Cancer Facts: Oral Cancer is rising among women, young people, and non-smokers25% of oral cancer patients have no known risk factors, including tobacco and/or excessive alcohol useThere is a link between oral cancer and HPV (human papillomavirus)
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Weill Greenberg Center 5th Floor
The graduating Chief Residents and Fellows in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology will present their research projects in selected areas of women's health. Their invited faculty and speakers will present a comprehensive review of the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of the female patient for primary care providers and specialists in women's health care. Our goal is to update practice management skills for clinicians and other healthcare professionals, as well as to present new advances in obstetrical management and gynecological care as they relate to Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Reproduction, Endocrinology and Infertility, Infections and Infectious Diseases, and General Obstetrics and Gynecology. The educational objectives of this program will familiarize physicians with new research developments in Obstetrics and Gynecology that will influence future patient care and practice performance. For more information please contact Gina Scibelli at 212-746-3451 or gis2006@med.cornell.edu
8:00am to 5:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College
Drs. Blenis and Guzman invite you to the revamped Biomedical Science Reviews Seminar Series BSRSS is intended to provide the most up-to-date reviews of translational biomedical research by leaders in their fields and talented new investigators, for faculty, lab researchers, and clinical fellows. The revamped series will be held at the Belfer Research Building and at the Weill Medical College. 10/28: Selina Chen-Kiang, PhD Targeting CDK4/6 in Cancer: From Hypothesis to Therapy
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College C611
Seminar Title: Replicating DNA With Artificial Nucleotides: A Chemical Basis for Mutagenesis and Alkylation Mapping Host: Dr. Derek Tan Name of Speaker: Shana Sturla Speaker's Credentials: Ph.D. Speaker's Title: Professor, Department of Health Sciences and Technology Speaker's Affiliation: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich Institution Location: Switzerland Tea ?: Yes Tea Time: Tea at 2:45 PM
3:00pm to 4:00pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center 105
On Saturday, April 22, thousands of people are expected to gather at locations around the nation to rally in support of science. The NYC march will start at Central Park (at W 64th St) at 10:30 a.m., and you're invited to join us as we gather as a group beforehand at Tavern on the Green at 10 a.m. The aim is to raise awareness about the importance of science & science funding in a non-partisan way. Need inspiration for a poster? We've uploaded a few to this site. Know a knitter? Ask em to whip up a pink brain hat for the occasion!
10:00am to 4:00pm
Central Park
First Annual Corinne and Maurice Greenberg International Visiting Professorship in Honor of Peter Guida, MD Treatment of Anorectal Crohn’s Disease: Clinical course of intestinal stoma and anorectal cancer surveillance Akira Sugita, MD Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center Department of Surgery Yokohama Municipal Hospital
8:00am to 9:00am
Uris Auditorium
STUDENT: Paul Sumung Jeng PROGRAM: Pharmacology DISSERTATION: Development of Small Molecule Inhibitors of MCL-1 for Cancer Therapy. Chairperson: Dr. Lonny Levin Major Sponsor: Dr. Emily Cheng Minor Sponsor: Dr. Yueming Li Minor Sponsor: Dr. Ingo Mellinghoff Additional Member: Dr. Daniel Heller (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
11:00am to 7:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College A-950
Seminar Title: Endogenous Barcoding for Tissue Deconvolution Host: Frederic Geissmann Name of Speaker: Hans-Reimer Rodewald Speaker's Credentials: DVM, Ph.D. Speaker's Title: Head, Division for Cellular Immunology Speaker's Affiliation: German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) Institution Location: Heidelberg, Germany Tea ?: Yes Tea Time: Tea at 1:15 PM
1:30pm to 2:30pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC Auditorium
"The Road to RNAi Therapeutics: Tackling a Billion Year Old Barrier with new siRNN Chemistry" Host: Alex Kentsis Speaker: Steven Dowdy, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine Speaker's Affiliation: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA Tea Time at 3:45 PM
4:00pm to 5:00pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC 105
Tri-Institutional Structural Biology Seminar Series presents: Dr. Nicolas Thomä Senior Group Leader Structural Biology Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research Basel, Switzerland
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Weill Auditorium
Opportunities in Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer: Advice on Grant Applications Leah Mechanic, Ph.D., M.P.H. Program Director, Genomic Epidemiology Branch Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences National Cancer Institute National Institutes of Health
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building 302 A/B
Frances Yee, Ph.D. Senior Manager, Program Development Office of Sponsored Programs Administration The Rockefeller University David Widmer, Ph.D. Manager, Scientific Development MSK Grants and Contracts Funding Development Team Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Alison North, Ph.D. Senior Director, Bio-Imaging Resource Center The Rockefeller University Deena Oren, Ph.D. Manager, Structural Biology Resource Center The Rockefeller University Connie Zhao, Ph.D. Director, Genomics Resource Center The Rockefeller University Manjula Donepudi, Ph.D. Assistant Director, Technology Transfer The Rockefeller University Kannan Krishnamurthy, Ph.D. Licensing Manager, MSK Office of Technology Development Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Ushma Neill, Ph.D. VP, Scientific Education and Training Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Teodoro Pulvirenti, Ph.D. Executive Editor, The Journal of Experimental Medicine The Rockefeller University Press
10:00am to 12:00pm
Rockefeller University Carson Family Auditorium
Rockefeller University Seminars in Clinical Research presents: "Translating the Cancer Genome One Codon at a Time and Its Therapeutic Implications" Davide Ruggero, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Urology University of California - San Francisco
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Rockefeller University Weiss Research Building, room 301
STUDENT: Jose Luis Alejo PROGRAM: Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology DISSERTATION: The Unexplored Mechanism and Regulatory Function of Ribosomal Translocation. Chairperson: Dr. Jeremy Dittman Major Sponsor: Dr. Scott C. Blanchard Minor Sponsor: Dr. Olaf Andersen Minor Sponsor: Dr. Olga Boudker
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Belfer Research Building BRB-1501
Engineering the Cancer Genome Host: Luis Parada, MD Presenter: Tyler Jacks, PhD Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute David H. Koch Professor Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA Refreshments in the lobby at 4:00 pm
4:30pm to 5:30pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center Auditorium
This course will offer a series of lectures on various topics surrounding precision medicine; including general genomics, cancer genomics, bioinformatics, clinical trials research and general updates in the field. This couse will also offer discussions in the immunotheraphy and targeted therapies field, including case study examinations and discussion. For more information please contact Jessica Grajales at 212-858-6800 or jeg9059@nyp.org
7:30am to 4:15pm
Belfer Research Building 302 A/B/C/D
Departments of Biochemistry and Cell & Developmental Biology Lecture by: Joost Holthuis, Ph.D. Professor of Molecular Cell Biology U. of Osnabrueck
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Biochemistry Conference Room E115
"Imaging Phagocytosis: Role of Receptors, Integrins and The Cytoskeleton" Sergio Grinstein, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Cell Biology Professor of Biochemistry, University of Toronto The Hospital for Sick Children District of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Host: Morgan Huse Tea Time: 1:45pm
2:00pm to 3:00pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC Auditorium
Drs. Blenis and Guzman invite you to the revamped Biomedical Science Reviews Seminar Series BSRSS is intended to provide the most up-to-date reviews of translational biomedical research by leaders in their fields and talented new investigators, for faculty, lab researchers, and clinical fellows. The revamped series will be held at the Belfer Research Building and at the Weill Medical College. 10/28: Selina Chen-Kiang, PhD Targeting CDK4/6 in Cancer: From Hypothesis to Therapy
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College C611
Progress in Sphingolipid and Cholesterol Cell Biology "Molecular Dissection of Ceramide-Induced Apoptosis Using Switchable Lipid Carriers and Bifunctional Lipid Probes" Joost Holthuis, Ph.D. University of Osnabrück "Mechanisms of Sphingolipid Homeostasis and Neurodegenerative Disease" Tobias Walther, Ph.D. Harvard School of Public Health & Howard Hughes Medical Institute 3:45 – 4:15 pm Coffee Break "Structural Analyses of Cholesterol Handoff from NPC2 to NPC1 Within Lysosomes" Xiaochun Li, Ph.D. Rockefeller University "Mechanism of StARD4-Mediated Intracellular Cholesterol Transport" Fred Maxfield, Ph.D. Weill Cornell Medical College
2:30pm to 5:30pm
Rockefeller University Weiss Building, Room 305
The Rockefeller University Friday Lecture Series presents Nobel Laureate: The Surprising Chemistry of Nonenzymatic RNA Replication Jack W. Szostak, Ph.D. Professor of Genetics Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Harvard University Alex A. Rich Distinguished Investigator Department of Molecular Biology and Center for Computational and Integrative Biology Massachusetts General Hospital Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
3:45pm to 5:00pm
Rockefeller University Caspary Auditorium