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.

Winter 2016

January 27
Myc, Metabolism and Cancer
Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD
Host: Hans-Guido Wendel, MD

February 17
Cellular Responses to DNA Damage: Mechanistic Insights and New Therapeutic Approaches
Stephen P. Jackson, FRS, FMedSci
Host: Maria Jasin, PhD

February 24
Novel Methods for Extracting Knowledge from Biomedical Text
Russ B. Altman, MD, PhD
Host: Gunnar Rätsch, PhD

March 2
Signaling Hypoxia: the Implications of Switching Large Pathways in Cancer
Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, FRS
Host: James Hsieh, MD, PhD

March 16
Saving the Synapse: Developmental Critical Periods and Alzheimer’s Disease
Carla Shatz, MD, PhD
Host: Julia Kaltschmidt, PhD

March 23
Akhilesh Pandey, MD, PhD
Host: Alex Kentsis, MD, PhD