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Rockefeller University presents: Philip Zegerman, Ph.D. Head of Laboratory The Gurdon Institute, Cambridge, UK
11:00am to 12:00pm
Rockefeller University Weiss Research Building, 301
Computational Pathology to Precision Medicine Jeffrey A. Golden, MD Chair, Department of Pathology, Brigham & Women's Hospital
12:45pm to 2:00pm
Belfer Research Building 302-A/B
"When Experts Disagree: The Art of Medical Decision Making” Jerome Groopman, M.D. and Pamela Hartzband, M.D.
8:00am to 9:00am
Uris Auditorium
Rozario Thomas Cell and Developmental Biology Chairperson: Dr. Dirk Schnappinger Major Sponsor: Dr. Robert Benezra Minor Sponsors: Drs. Andrew Koff and Andrea Ventura
11:00am to 7:00pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC-136
Seminars in Clinical Research (Rockefeller University) presents: Ari M. Melnick, M.D. Gebroe Family Professor of Hematology/Oncology Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology Weill Cornell Medicine
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Rockefeller University Weiss Research Building, 301
A day long symposium sponsored by the Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Chemical Biology (TPCB) featuring keynote talks by: Prof. Helen Blackwell (U of Wisconsin-Madison); Prof. Daniel Heller (MSKCC), Prof. Dorothee Kern (Brandeis University), and Prof. Kevin Shokat (UCSF). Research talks and poster session presentations by Tri-Institutional students and postdoctoral fellows.
9:00am to 6:00pm
430 East 69th Street, Rockefeller Research Labs (RRL) 116 (Lectures) 104 (Posters)
Anderson Cancer Center Lecture Series (Rockefeller University) presents: Jared Rutter, Ph.D. HHMI Investigator Professor of Biochemistry University of Utah School of Medicine
12:00pm to 1:15pm
Rockefeller University Carson Family Auditorium
Weill Cornell Medicine, along with Us TOO New York & Cancer ABCs, invites you to join our monthly support group. Please note this is only open to men with advanced or metastatic prostate cancer. This group meets at 6PM on the first Thursday of each month. Directions: When you arrive, please take the “B” elevators next to the stairs to the 3rd floor and follow signs. For more information about this meeting, contact Joel T. Nowak at CancerABCs@gmail.com or visit www.CancerABCs.org.
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Weill Cornell Medicine B307
“RNA Dependent Control of Chromosome Organization” Aaron Straight, PhD Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Chemical and Systems Biology, Department of Biochemistry Stanford Medical School, Stanford, CA Host: Jayanta Chaudhur Tea: 12:00 p.m. Friday, Sep 8, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm MSK - Zuckerman Research Center, ZRC Auditorium 417 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10065
12:00pm to 1:00pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories M 107
Presented by: Thomas J. Fahey, III, MD Johnson and Johnson Distinguished Professor Vice Chair, Department of Surgery Chief, Endocrine Surgery Director, Endocrine Oncology Program NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
8:00am to 9:00am
Uris Auditorium
"Human Papillomavirus Testing in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma – The Inside Story” James S. Lewis Jr. MD Associate Professor Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology Associate Professor Otolaryngology Associate Director of Surgical Pathology Secretary, North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology Vanderbilt University Medical Center
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Pathology Library Room C-405
10th Annual Free Prostate Cancer Screening For Men Over 40 who have never been diagnosed with prostate cancer Screening includes a PSA blood test and a prostate (DRE) exam No appointment needed Open to the public NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center 525 East 68th St., Payson Elevators, 2nd floor, Room F260 Clinical Translational Science Center (CTSC) For more information, call (212) 746-5450 and visit www.nyp.org/cancerprevention Prostate Cancer Facts *  Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the U.S.  Prostate cancer occurs more often in African-American men.  The chance of developing prostate cancer increases with age.  Men whose immediate family member(s) have had prostate cancer, are at increased risk.  Early detection can save your life. *Facts taken from the National Cancer Institute Sponsored by Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Urology With thanks to theWeill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Directions: Enter NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital at 525 East 68th St., take the Payson Elevators to the 2nd floor. The screening is taking place in the Clinical Translational Science Center, which is room F260.
7:00am to 5:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center F260 - Clinical Translational Science Center (CTSC)
Dr. Alan B. Astrow, MD Chief, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology New-York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine Brooklyn, NY
8:00am to 9:00am
Weill Cornell Medical College F-539
"Using Chemical Synthesis to Study and Apply Protein Glycosylation" Zhongping Tan , Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Chemical Glycobiology Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and BioFrontiers Institute University of Colorado​​​​​​​ Boulder, CO Host: Dr. Derek Tan Tea Time: 3:45PM
4:00pm to 5:00pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC 105
Facilitator: Cara Beth Hanover, LMSW Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: (646) 499-0674 or cal9064@nyp.org
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Belfer Research Building BB 204-A/B
Himanshu Nagar, M.D. Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology Weill Cornell Medicine John Allan, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine Adriana Rossi, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building Belfer Research Building, 14th Floor, Room 1401
Needles and haystacks: tracking lung cancer evolution with therapy through genomics and experimental modeling Dan Landau, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics Weill Cornell Medicine Core Member New York Genome Center
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building Belfer Research Building, 302 A/B
The New York Genome Center presents: Joseph Pickrell, Ph.D. CEO, Gencove Human Geneticist Sophie Zaaijer, Ph.D. CEO & Co-Founder, PlayDNA Runway Fellow, Cornell Tech Christopher Mason, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Physiology and Biophysics Weill Cornell Medicine
6:30pm to 8:30pm
New York Genome Center
"Cancer Drug Discovery Using Fragment-Based Methods and Structure-Based Design" Stephen Fesik, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry Orrin H. Ingram, II Chair in Cancer Research Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Host: Dr. Dinshaw Patel Tea Time at 9:45 AM
10:00am to 11:00am
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories RRL-116
Xiabing Shi, PhD, Associate Professor Epigenetics and Mol. Carcinogenesis Co-Director, Center for Cancer Epigenetics The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center "Reading the Histone Code"
11:00am to 12:00pm
1305 York Avenue WGC-A/B (2nd Floor)
"Deep Phenotyping Enabled by Microfluidics and High-Throughput Quantitative Microscopy" Hang Lu, Ph.D. Love Family Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA Host: Pavak Shah Tea Time at 1:45 PM
2:00pm to 3:00pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories RRL-116
SeCheol Oh Biochemistry and Structural Biology Chairperson: Dr. David Eliezer Major Sponsor: Dr. Olga Boudker Minor Sponsor: Dr. Alessio Accardi
12:00pm to 7:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College E-115
Abhijeet Sharma Cell and Developmental Biology Chairperson: Dr. Carl Blobel Major Sponsor: Dr. Heidi Stuhlmann Minor Sponsors: Drs. Todd Evans and Andrea Ventura
2:30pm to 7:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College A-950
"Small Molecules from the Human Microbiota" Michael Fischbach, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, CA Host: Iliyan Iliev (Cornell) Tea: 12:45 p.m.
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Belfer Research Building Weill Cornell Room 302 A, B, C
Sequence-based Design of Precise Small Molecules Targeting RNA Matthew Disney, Ph.D. Professor Department of Chemistry The Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, FL Host: TPCB Students Tea Time: Tea at 4:15 PM
4:30pm to 5:30pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC 105
"Neuropathology in the Era of the Integrated Diagnosis: Refining Diagnostic Entities and Methods to Improve Molecular Testing" Angela Viaene, M.D., Ph.D. Neuropathology Fellow University of Pennsylvania
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Pathology Library Room C-405
In partnership with Us Too New York, please join us for our next Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting. Note, this meeting will be held on Monday, September 18 (not the usual third Thursday of every month) due to a religious holiday. Topic: Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer Speaker: Douglas S. Scherr, MD, Professor of Urology and the Clinical Director of Urologic Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine About Us TOO New York: Us TOO New York offers men diagnosed with prostate cancer and their significant others an opportunity to get together in an informative, educational and supportive setting. Each month's presentation is immediately followed by our peer-led prostate cancer support group. During the peer-led portion of the meeting, we provide an opportunity to discuss each month's topic, as well as other concerns that prostate cancer fighters and their significant others have, and to share their experiences. Registration is NOT required. The meetings are FREE and take place on the third Thursday of every month. For more information, visit www.ustoonewyork.org or email info@ustoonewyork.org. Directions: When you arrive, take the "B" elevators next to the stairs to the 3rd floor and follow signs.
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Weill Cornell Medicine B307
Holly Prigerson, Director of the Center for Research on End-of-life Care, has served as Principal Investigator on multiple NIH investigations focusing on cancer patient and caregiver quality of life. She will present evidence-based data on clinical communication and end-of-life care. This grand rounds presentation is sponsored by the Division of Hematology and Oncology and the Oncology Care Model.
8:00am to 9:00am
Weill Cornell Medical College F-359
Metabolic Barriers of Metastasis Elena Piskounova, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Cell Biology in Dermatology Weill Cornell Medicine
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building Belfer Research Building, 302 C/D
"Exploring Genetic Susceptibility to Lung Cancer by Integrating GWAS of Related Traits" James McKay, Ph.D. Group Head, Genetic Cancer Susceptibility Group International Agency for Research on Cancer
12:30pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building 302 A/B
The Meyer Cancer Center Seminar Series presents: Victor Engelhard, Ph.D. Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology Director, Carter Immunology Center University of Virginia, School of Medicine
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building 204 A/B/C
An international conference in partnership with the Institut Gustave Roussy that will provide attendees with an overview of synergistic collaborations among basic scientists and translational clinicians in the rapidly evolving and exciting fields of immunotherapy and oncology. The program offers two and one-half days of lectures, case presentations, and discussions on important topics such as modulating the tumor and host environment, immunological biomarkers for patient selection, and innovative clinical trial design. Speakers include: Lewis C. Cantley, PhD; Gary Koretzky, MD, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Silvia Formenti, MD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Karolina Palucka, MD, PhD The Jackson Laboratory, CT, USA Alan Frey, PhD New York University, School of Medicine, NY, USA Charles Drake, MD, PhD Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA Doug Fearon, MD CSHL Cancer Center, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA Michael Postow, MD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, USA Robert Vonderheide, MD, DPhil University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA Sandra Demaria, MD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Jean-Luc Perfettini, MBBS Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France Lorenzo Galluzzi, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Danielle M. Luissier, PhD Washington University, MO, USA Michele Mondini, PhD Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France Eric Deutsch, MD, PhD Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France Alexandre Boissonnas, PhD Inserm CIMI, Paris, France Erik Wennerberg, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA William H. McBride, PhD, DSc UCLA, CA, USA David Brenner, PhD, DSc Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA Peter Huber, MD German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany Joshua Brody, MD Ruttenberg Treatment Center, NY, USA Tim Illidge, BSc, PhD, MB, BS, DRCOG, MRCP, FRCP, FRCPath Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Manchester, UK Ralph Weichselbaum, MD University of Chicago, IL, USA Paul Sondel, MD, PhD University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, WI, USA Chandan Guha, MBBS, PhD Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA Claire Vanpouille-Box, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Karolina Palucka, MD, PhD The Jackson Laboratory, CT, USA Giorgio Trinchieri, MD National Cancer Institute, MD, USA Elizabeth Repasky, PhD Roswell Park Cancer Institute, NY, USA Philippe Lambin, MD, PhD University of Maastricht and MAASTRO Clinic, Maastricht, NL Oliver Elemento, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Victor H. Engelhard, PhD University of Virginia, School of Medicine, VA, USA James W. Welsh, MD University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, TX, USA Kevin Harrington, PhD The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK David Raben, MD University of Colorado, Hospital Cancer Center, CO, USA
8:00am to 8:30pm
Weill Cornell Medical College
JLABS@NYC: Sell Your Science presents: Tom Luby, Ph.D. Head of JLABS, Texas Johnson & Johnson Innovation Agenda: 11:00 AM | Registration Opens 11:15 AM | Networking Lunch* 12:00 PM | Presentation 12:45 PM | Q&A 1:00 PM | Program Close *Light food & beverage provided Registration required.
11:00am to 1:00pm
New York Genome Center
Chemical Biology Seminar Series presents: Alex Nobel, Ph.D. Staff Scientist New York Structural Biology Center
12:00pm to 7:00pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories 1230 York Avenue, Carson Family Auditorium
An international conference in partnership with the Institut Gustave Roussy that will provide attendees with an overview of synergistic collaborations among basic scientists and translational clinicians in the rapidly evolving and exciting fields of immunotherapy and oncology. The program offers two and one-half days of lectures, case presentations, and discussions on important topics such as modulating the tumor and host environment, immunological biomarkers for patient selection, and innovative clinical trial design. Speakers include: Lewis C. Cantley, PhD; Gary Koretzky, MD, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Silvia Formenti, MD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Karolina Palucka, MD, PhD The Jackson Laboratory, CT, USA Alan Frey, PhD New York University, School of Medicine, NY, USA Charles Drake, MD, PhD Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA Doug Fearon, MD CSHL Cancer Center, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA Michael Postow, MD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, USA Robert Vonderheide, MD, DPhil University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA Sandra Demaria, MD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Jean-Luc Perfettini, MBBS Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France Lorenzo Galluzzi, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Danielle M. Luissier, PhD Washington University, MO, USA Michele Mondini, PhD Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France Eric Deutsch, MD, PhD Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France Alexandre Boissonnas, PhD Inserm CIMI, Paris, France Erik Wennerberg, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA William H. McBride, PhD, DSc UCLA, CA, USA David Brenner, PhD, DSc Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA Peter Huber, MD German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany Joshua Brody, MD Ruttenberg Treatment Center, NY, USA Tim Illidge, BSc, PhD, MB, BS, DRCOG, MRCP, FRCP, FRCPath Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Manchester, UK Ralph Weichselbaum, MD University of Chicago, IL, USA Paul Sondel, MD, PhD University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, WI, USA Chandan Guha, MBBS, PhD Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA Claire Vanpouille-Box, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Karolina Palucka, MD, PhD The Jackson Laboratory, CT, USA Giorgio Trinchieri, MD National Cancer Institute, MD, USA Elizabeth Repasky, PhD Roswell Park Cancer Institute, NY, USA Philippe Lambin, MD, PhD University of Maastricht and MAASTRO Clinic, Maastricht, NL Oliver Elemento, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Victor H. Engelhard, PhD University of Virginia, School of Medicine, VA, USA James W. Welsh, MD University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, TX, USA Kevin Harrington, PhD The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK David Raben, MD University of Colorado, Hospital Cancer Center, CO, USA
8:30am to 5:15pm
Weill Cornell Medical College
An international conference in partnership with the Institut Gustave Roussy that will provide attendees with an overview of synergistic collaborations among basic scientists and translational clinicians in the rapidly evolving and exciting fields of immunotherapy and oncology. The program offers two and one-half days of lectures, case presentations, and discussions on important topics such as modulating the tumor and host environment, immunological biomarkers for patient selection, and innovative clinical trial design. Speakers include: Lewis C. Cantley, PhD; Gary Koretzky, MD, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Silvia Formenti, MD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Karolina Palucka, MD, PhD The Jackson Laboratory, CT, USA Alan Frey, PhD New York University, School of Medicine, NY, USA Charles Drake, MD, PhD Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA Doug Fearon, MD CSHL Cancer Center, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA Michael Postow, MD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, USA Robert Vonderheide, MD, DPhil University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA Sandra Demaria, MD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Jean-Luc Perfettini, MBBS Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France Lorenzo Galluzzi, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Danielle M. Luissier, PhD Washington University, MO, USA Michele Mondini, PhD Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France Eric Deutsch, MD, PhD Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France Alexandre Boissonnas, PhD Inserm CIMI, Paris, France Erik Wennerberg, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA William H. McBride, PhD, DSc UCLA, CA, USA David Brenner, PhD, DSc Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA Peter Huber, MD German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany Joshua Brody, MD Ruttenberg Treatment Center, NY, USA Tim Illidge, BSc, PhD, MB, BS, DRCOG, MRCP, FRCP, FRCPath Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Manchester, UK Ralph Weichselbaum, MD University of Chicago, IL, USA Paul Sondel, MD, PhD University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, WI, USA Chandan Guha, MBBS, PhD Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA Claire Vanpouille-Box, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Karolina Palucka, MD, PhD The Jackson Laboratory, CT, USA Giorgio Trinchieri, MD National Cancer Institute, MD, USA Elizabeth Repasky, PhD Roswell Park Cancer Institute, NY, USA Philippe Lambin, MD, PhD University of Maastricht and MAASTRO Clinic, Maastricht, NL Oliver Elemento, PhD Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, USA Victor H. Engelhard, PhD University of Virginia, School of Medicine, VA, USA James W. Welsh, MD University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, TX, USA Kevin Harrington, PhD The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK David Raben, MD University of Colorado, Hospital Cancer Center, CO, USA
9:00am to 1:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College
The Institute for Computational Biomedicine (ICB) Seminar Series presents: Kai Wang, Ph.D. Associate Professor Institute for Genomic Medicine, Department of Biomedical Informatics Columbia University
11:00am to 12:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College LC-504 Conference Room
Decoding T Cell Circuitry Speaker: Alexander Marson, M.D., Ph.D Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of California San Francisco San Francisco, CA Host: Gabriel Victora (RU) Tea: Yes (1:15pm)
1:30pm to 2:30pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center Zuckerman Autotorum
Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series Sponsored by The 2017 Nina W. Werblow Lecture Hosted by: Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi & Dr. Costantino Iadecola Presents: Martin Sadowski, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology New York University School of Medicine Principal Investigator: Laboratory for Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutics Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine Title: Translational Challenges in Developing Anti-Ab-Immunotherapy for Alzheimer’s Disease Date: Monday, September 25, 2017 Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Weill Auditorium, C200 * Lectures are recorded and are available to individuals with a WCM CWID on WCM Central.
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Weill Auditorium C200
"Translating the Precision Electrophile Signaling Code" Yimon Aye, Ph.D. Howard Milstein Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Host: Dr. Daniel Bachovchin Tea: 3:45 p.m.
4:00pm to 5:00pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories Auditorium
“Pathogenesis and Treatment of Human T Cell Leukemia Virus Associated Malignancy” Lee Ratner, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Medicine and Molecular Microbiology Washington University School of Medicine
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Pathology Library Room C-405
Dr. Jeffrey Weber, MD, PhD Deputy Director and Head, Experimental Therapeutics Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center Professor of Medicine NYU-Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
8:00am to 9:00am
Weill Cornell Medical College F-539
Insitute for Computational Biomedicine presents: Hatice Osmanbeyoglu, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College LC-504 Conference Room
The Federal SBIR/STTR programs award over $2.6 billion in high-risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex with a steep learning curve, but the impact of receiving millions of dollars in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort. This two-hour session, conducted by nationally recognized SBIR/STTR expert, Lisa Kurek, will provide an overview of SBIR/STTR funding, discuss eligibility requirements, and help participants determine whether or not they should take the next steps in pursuing this compelling source of funding. The session is provided by SBIR Impact NYC, an initiative of NYCEDC designed to enhance the competitiveness of SBIR/STTR proposals among NYC-based life sciences and healthcare technology companies.
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Weill Greenberg Center 2nd Floor Greenberg Auditorium
Dr. Carol Mancuso, Professor of Medicine, will offer an important discussion about effective mentoring. She will introduce a multi-component profssional development program that is aimed at enhancing diverse mentoring skills among faculty.
8:00am to 9:00am
Belfer Research Building 302 C & D
Is your life science or health tech company a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) SBIR/STTR programs? The two programs award over $2.6 billion in high-risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort! Learn more about SBIR/STTR funding from a nationally recognized expert and consummate trainer, Lisa Kurek, program director for SBIR Impact NYC. During this 1.5-day session focused on the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Lisa will cover program essentials and how to compete for funding. Training is open to the public and will include: Information about eligibility for the SBIR Impact NYC program and how to applySBIR/STTR program basicsNIH SBIR/STTR program specificsHow to approach each section of your proposalPlanning your commercialization strategyWriting to meet the reviewers’ expectationsCommon problems and pitfalls and how to avoid themFeedback from 15 years of attendees has overwhelming endorsed this session as a critical component in successful proposal development.
8:30am to 4:30pm
Weill Greenberg Center 2nd Floor Greenberg Auditorium
"RNA Methylation in Gene Expression Regulation" Chuan He, Ph.D. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor Department of Chemistry, The University of Chicago Chicago, IL Host: Omar Abdel-Wahab, M.D. Tea: 4 p.m.
4:30pm to 5:30pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories RRL Auditorium
RNA Methylation in Gene Expression Regulation Host: Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD​​​​​​​ Presenter: Chuan He, PhD​​​​​​​ Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor Department of Chemistry The University of Chicago Chicago, IL Refreshments will be served at 4:00 PM
4:30pm to 5:30pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories Auditorium
Is your life science or health tech company a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) SBIR/STTR programs? The two programs award over $2.6 billion in high-risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort! Learn more about SBIR/STTR funding from a nationally recognized expert and consummate trainer, Lisa Kurek, program director for SBIR Impact NYC. During this 1.5-day session focused on the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Lisa will cover program essentials and how to compete for funding. Training is open to the public and will include: Information about eligibility for the SBIR Impact NYC program and how to applySBIR/STTR program basicsNIH SBIR/STTR program specificsHow to approach each section of your proposalPlanning your commercialization strategyWriting to meet the reviewers’ expectationsCommon problems and pitfalls and how to avoid themFeedback from 15 years of attendees has overwhelming endorsed this session as a critical component in successful proposal development.
8:30am to 12:00pm
Weill Greenberg Center 2nd Floor Greenberg Auditorium
"The Role of Immune Cells in Nerve Degeneration and Regeneration: New Perspectives" Richard Zigmond, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Neurosciences Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine Cleveland, OH Host: Frederic Geissmann Tea Time at 9:45 AM
10:00am to 11:00am
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center ZRC 105
Marjan Bozinoski Pharmacology Chairperson: Dr. Barry Kosofsky Major Sponsor: Dr. Christopher Mason Minor Sponsor: Dr. Olivier Elemento Minor Sponsor: Dr. Kristen Pleil Minor Sponsor: Dr. M. Elizabeth Ross
2:00pm to 7:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College A-250
CAR T therapy targeting ICAM-1 eliminates advanced human thyroid tumors Irene Min, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology in Surgery Weill Cornell Medicine
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building Belfer Research Building, 13th Floor, Room 1301
Eric P. Winer, M.D. Chief Clinical Strategy Officer; Chief, Division of Women's Cancers; Director, Breast Oncology Center, Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers; Thompson Chair in Breast Cancer Research; Institute Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School “HER2+ Breast Cancer: Can We Eliminate Mortality?”
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Weill Auditorium C-200
Designing Biology for Health and Sustainability Host: GSK Graduate Students​​​​​​​ Presenter: Pamela A. Silver, PhD​​​​​​​ Professor Department of Systems Biology Harvard Medical School Boston, MA Refreshments will be served at 4:00 PM
4:30pm to 5:30pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center Auditorium
"Designing Biology for Health and Sustainability" Pamela A. Silver, Ph.D​​​​​​. Professor Department of Systems Biology Harvard Medical School Boston, MA Host: GSK Graduate Students Tea: 4 p.m.
4:30pm to 5:30pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center Auditorium
Facilitator: Cara Beth Hanover, LMSW Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: (646) 499-0674 or cal9064@nyp.org
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Belfer Research Building BB 302-C/D
The Meyer Cancer Center Solid Tumors Research Program Meeting presents: Wenyi Wei, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Pathology, Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor, Pathology, Beth Israeil Deaconess Medical Center
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building 302 A/B
The Meyer Cancer Center Seminar Series presents: James P. Allison, Ph.D. Vivian L. Smith Distinguished Chair in Immunology Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Department Chair, Department of Immunology Executive Director, Immunotherapy Platform Deputy Director, David H. Koch Center for Applied Research of Genitourinary Cancers The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Reception to follow
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Weill Auditorium Uris Auditorium
Developing New Immunotherapeutic Approaches by Integrating Structure, Protein Engineering, and Signaling Host: David Scheinberg, MD, PhD​​​​​​​ Presenter: K. Christopher Garcia, PhD​​​​​​​ Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology Department of Structural Biology Stanford University School of Medicine Stanford, CA Refreshments will be served at 4:00 PM
4:30pm to 5:30pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center Auditorium
Facilitator: Cara Beth Hanover, LMSW Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: (646) 499-0674 or cal9064@nyp.org
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Belfer Research Building BB 302-C/D
Raffaella Sordella, Ph.D. Associate Professor Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building Belfer Research Building 204 A/B/C
Genomic Approaches to Cancer Host: Richard White, MD, PhD​​​​​​​ Presenter: Todd R. Golub, MD​​​​​​​ Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Charles A. Dana Investigator in Human Cancer Genetics Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Director, Cancer Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard ​​​​​​​Boston, MA Refreshments will be served at 4:00 PM
4:30pm to 5:30pm
MSK - Zuckerman Research Center Auditorium
“Regulatory RNAs and Single Cell Sequencing” Nikolaus Rajewsky, Ph.D. Scientific Head of the Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology (BIMSB) MDC for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin-Buch, Germany Host: Christine Mayr Tea: 11:45 a.m.
12:00pm to 1:00pm
MSK - Rockefeller Research Laboratories RRL Auditorium
Facilitator: Cara Beth Hanover, LMSW Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: (646) 499-0674 or cal9064@nyp.org
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Belfer Research Building BB 302-C/D
Karen Knudsen, Ph.D. Hilary Koprowski Professor of Cancer Biology Chair of Cancer Biology Director, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Thomas Jefferson University
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Belfer Research Building 204 A/B/C
Facilitator: Cara Beth Hanover, LMSW Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: (646) 499-0674 or cal9064@nyp.org
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Belfer Research Building BB 302-C/D
Facilitator: Cara Beth Hanover, LMSW Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: (646) 499-0674 or cal9064@nyp.org
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Belfer Research Building BB 302-C/D
Facilitator: Cara Beth Hanover, LMSW Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: (646) 499-0674 or cal9064@nyp.org
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Belfer Research Building BB 302-C/D