Education & Training: New & Noteworthy

Pictured: Douglas Warner III, Mary-Claire King & Craig Thompson
Celebrating Excellence: 2014 Academic Convocation and Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School Commencement

On May 14, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s 35th Academic Convocation ceremony and third annual Commencement exercises recognized 12 exceptional students who earned their PhD degrees this year from the Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Pictured: Douglas Warner III, Mary-Claire King & Craig Thompson
Pictured: Craig Thompson
Watch Live Webcast of “Major Trends” Seminar — Annual Event for High School Students

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s annual seminar exposes high school students and their teachers to cutting-edge scientific research.

Pictured: Craig Thompson
Pictured: Barbara Raphael & Chioma Enweasor
Summer Fellowship Gives Medical Students the Tools to Become Physician-Scientists

Our summer fellowship program helps medical students learn to become physician-scientists. Read about one of our trainees who investigated an imaging tool for use in patients with a rare uterine cancer.

Pictured: Barbara Raphael & Chioma Enweasor
Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Lays Out His Post-IBM Life

Memorial Sloan Kettering board member Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. was interviewed about his commitments to education and medical research. Mr. Gerstner helped to establish the Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Pictured: 2013 Graduates
2013 Academic Convocation and Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School Commencement

Honors were conferred, PhD degrees were awarded, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author addressed the graduates at the May 10 ceremony.

Pictured: 2013 Graduates
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Scientists Discuss Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research

At the seventh annual seminar for high school students and teachers, investigators discuss how cutting-edge biomedical research may ultimately contribute to better treatments for cancer patients.

Pictured: Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research Seminar
Pictured: Harold Varmus
2012 Commencement and Academic Convocation

A May 11 ceremony recognized doctoral and honorary degree recipients and featured National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus as the keynote speaker.

Pictured: Harold Varmus
Pictured: Graduates
First Four Students Receive Doctoral Degrees from Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

As part of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s 33rd annual academic convocation on May 11, the Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded PhDs to four graduates.

Pictured: Graduates
Pictured: David Panicek & Barbara Raphael
Training the Next Generation of Cancer Specialists

Memorial Sloan Kettering trains medical students, residents, and fellows to become leaders in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Pictured: David Panicek & Barbara Raphael
32nd Annual Memorial Sloan Kettering Convocation

Academic Convocation honored students receiving PhD degrees for work conducted in Memorial Sloan Kettering’s laboratories; younger Memorial Sloan Kettering physicians, scientists, and postdoctoral research fellows; and established clinicians and investigators from the Center and beyond.