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Education

MSK Holds Diversity Recruitment Event for Prospective Postdoctoral Fellows

Women and ethnic minorities are underrepresented in science. Memorial Sloan Kettering is working to change that.

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Q & A

Reflecting on 15 Years of Leadership: An Interview with Outgoing GSK Dean Ken Marians

Meet the man who helped make the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences a reality.

Kenneth Marians and Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

In the News

MSK’s Graduate School Welcomes New Dean, Bids Farewell to Its First

Cell biologist Michael Overholtzer will succeed DNA replication expert Ken Marians.

Molecular biologist Ken Marians and cell biologist Michael Overholtzer

Feature

Out of the Closet, into the Lab: Five LGBTQ Scientists Share Their Stories

What's it like being LGBTQ in the world of science? We asked some MSK scientists to find out.

Five scientists in a lab

Honors

Pediatric Leukemia Researcher Melvyn Greaves Awarded The Society Prize at the Annual GSK Convocation

Childhood leukemia expert Melvyn Greaves received The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Prize at the 2018 Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK) commencement.

Andrew Kung with pediatric leukemia researcher Melvyn Greaves

Event

2018 MSK Convocation and Commencement Celebrates Distinguished Scientists and Scholars

Degrees were presented and awards were given at the 39th annual ceremony, held on May 30.

Outreach

Growing Cells and Future Scientists: MSK Hosts High School Students for Day of Exploration

Students from Manhattan’s Urban Academy Laboratory School paid a visit to Marcel van den Brink’s lab at MSK.

High school students in an MSK laboratory

Feature

The Man behind the Prize: How Paul Marks Shaped Modern Cancer Research

Recent advances in epigenetic and targeted therapies owe a lot to the foresight of former MSK President Paul Marks, who believed in the importance of basic research.

Former MSK president Paul Marks

Event

2017 MSK Convocation and Commencement Ceremony Celebrates Distinguished Scientists and Young Scholars

Degrees were presented and awards were given at the 38th annual ceremony held on May 18.

Graduates and speakers pose on a stage