President's Research Seminars

Throughout the academic year, eminent scientists from across the country and the world present their research during our weekly President’s Research Seminar series.

The seminars take place on Wednesdays from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the Zuckerman Research Center Auditorium, located at 417 East 68th Street.

The President’s Research Seminar series is accredited for Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Spring 2018

April 11
Painting Chromatin with Synthetic Protein Chemistry
Thomas W. Muir, PhD
Host: Derek Tan, PhD

April 25
The Gut Endocrine L Cell Inspires Therapeutic Innovation for Metabolic Disorders
Daniel J. Drucker, MD, FRS, FRCPC
Host: James Fagin, MD

May 23
Building the Vertebrate Spine: Deconstructing the Segmentation Clock Oscillator In Vitro
Olivier Pourquié, PhD
Host: Mary Baylies, PhD

May 29
From Protein Folding to Cognition: A Serendipitous Path of Discovery
Peter Walter, PhD
Host: Joan Massagué, PhD

June 6
Pancreatic Cancer: Reprogramming the Microenvironment to Unlock Immune Checkpoints
Ronald M Evans, PhD
Host: Joan Massagué, PhD

June 13
Novel Insights into Estrogen Receptor Activity in Breast Cancer
Jason Carroll, MD
Hosts: Sarat Chandarlapaty, MD, PhD, and Maurizio Scaltriti, PhD

June 21
Tumour Suppressive Mechanisms in the Control of Genome Stability
Ashok Venkitaraman, PhD
Host: Maria Jasin, PhD