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.

Fall 2016

September 14
Overcoming Chromatin Impediments to Changing Cell Fate
Kenneth S. Zaret, PhD
Host: Danwei Huangfu, PhD

October 19
Target Cells and Target Genes in Multistage Carcinogenesis
Allan Balmain, PhD, FRS
Host: Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD

October 26
Proteomics Technologies and their Application in Cell Signaling and Cancer
Matthias Mann, PhD
Host: The Postdoctoral Group

November 2
Cells as Drugs: Next-Gen Cancer Immunotherapies
Nicholas P. Restifo, MD
Host: Andrea Schietinger, PhD

November 16
Origins and Applications of CRISPR Adaptive Immune Systems
Jennifer A. Doudna, PhD
Host: Dinshaw Patel, PhD

December 7
HPV and Host Genomic Instability
Maura L. Gillison, MD, PhD
Host: Jonine Bernstein, PhD