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 2016

April 20
Mechanisms of Transformation by RAS Oncogenes: Searching for Novel Therapeutic Approaches
Julian Downward, PhD, FRS, FMedSci ​
Host: James A. Fagin, MD

May 4
Protein Glycosylation: Pathways and Processes
Barbara Imperiali, PhD
Host: Derek Tan, PhD

May 18
Stem Cells and Signaling Pathways in Regeneration and Malignancy
Philip A. Beachy, PhD
Host: Joan Massagué, PhD

June 1
Downstream Steps of Mitophagy: Cargo-centric Autophagosome Biogenesis and Lysosomal Fusion
Richard J. Youle, PhD
Host:  Emily Cheng, MD, PhD