Paul Marks Prize Symposium


Paul Marks Symposium

Join us in congratulating the outstanding recipients of the 2019 Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research! This prize was established to honor the contributions of Dr. Paul A. Marks as a distinguished scientist and leader.

The prize recognizes a new generation of leaders in cancer research, who are making significant contributions to the understanding of cancer or are improving the treatment of the disease through basic or clinical research. It is intended to encourage young investigators who have a unique opportunity to help shape the future of cancer research.

Prize Winners

Nathanael Gray, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
Presentation: “Small Molecule Directed Protein Degradation – a New Paradigm for Drug Discovery”

Joshua Mendell, MD, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Presentation: “Noncoding RNAs in normal physiology and cancer”

Christopher Vakoc, MD, PhD
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Presentation: “Transcriptional dependencies in cancer”


Event is free and open to all.

No registration is required.

Reception will follow.

Date & Time(s)


Zuckerman Auditorium
417 E 68th St
New York, NY 10065