Dr. Craig Thompson, MD, President and CEO, addressing high school students at the 2016 Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research lecture.
Student asking the speakers a question from the audience.
Dr. Yu Chen, MD, PhD, answering questions after his lecture.
Dr. Elli Papaemmanuil, PhD, meeting with a few audience members after her presentation.
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At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, one of our goals is to inspire future scientists and physicians. We accomplish this in part by fostering young people’s enthusiasm for science and by supporting secondary school science education.
In our annual seminar — Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research — leading scientists from Memorial Sloan Kettering discuss their work with high school students and science teachers. Students have an opportunity to interact with our investigators, ask questions, and learn about the latest advances in biomedical research.