Distinguished Lecture Series

The Evolution of Precision Medicine

A Lecture by Jeff Boyd, PhD
Executive Director, Cancer Genome Institute

Jeff Boyd, PhDFrom the early days of genome research to the next steps, Dr. Boyd explores Fox Chase's role in reaching the future.

See the video (58 min.).

Download the slides (PDF, requires Adobe Acrobat®)(4.76 MB)

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Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497

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Distinguished Lecture Series 2014-2015

12:00 pm
Reimann Auditorium (with exception of September 11th Lecture)

September 11 - Center Auditorium
Duojia D. J. Pan, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Research: Molecular genetics of tumor suppressor genes and oncogenes

October 30
Paul Mischel, MD
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, UCSD
Research: Targeting signal transduction pathways and metabolic circuitry in glioblastoma; intratumoral heterogeneity in targeted cancer drug resistance

November 6
Kevan Shokat, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Research: Chemical approaches to deciphering and controlling signal transduction pathways

November 13
Daniel Durocher, PhD
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Inst. Mount Sinai Hospital
Research: Understanding how normal cells can become cancerous cells and how healthy cells detect and repair damage to their DNA

November 20
Celeste Simon, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Research: Stem cells, angiogenesis, inflammation, cancer cell metabolism, and cellular responses to oxygen deprivation

December 18
Folakemi Odedina, PhD
College of Pharmacy, University of Florida
Research: Predictors of health disparities and cost-effective community-based behavioral interventions to improve the health of black men

February 12
Mark Ginsberg, MD
University of California San Diego School of Medicine
Research: Molecular structure and function of integrins in immune responses

March 12
Titia de Lange, PhD
The Rockefeller University
Research: The chromosome end problem: mechanisms for protection and maintenance of mammalian telomeres

March 26
Giorgio Trinchieri, MD
Center for Cancer Research
NCI Research: Roles of inflammation, innate resistance, and immunity in carcinogenesis and cancer progression

April 2
Rafi Ahmed, PhD
Emory Vaccine Center
Research: Immunology and pathogenesis of chronic viral infections; immunological memory and vaccine development

April 16
Garry Nolan, PhD
Stanford School of Medicine
Research: High-dimensional analysis of signaling in the immune system and in study of oncogenic processes

May 7
Natalie Ahn, PhD
University of Colorado Boulder
Research: Understanding the mechanisms of cell signaling: high resolution insights from mass spectrometry

Distinguished Lecture Series 2013-2014
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Distinguished Lecture Series 2011-2012

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