Research Seminar Series

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Calling all students, we are happy to announce the HOPP Summer Student Program weekly virtual Summer Research Seminar Series is back! Kicking off June 30 to August 18th, 2021, this series is designed to provide valuable exposure to students interested in translational cancer research. Though the seminars are geared toward high school students, we welcome all interested to attend. Click here to register the seminar series.

Please contact HOPPSummerProgram@mskcc.org with any questions.

In response to COVID-19, in 2020 the HOPP Summer Student Program hosted a virtual summer research seminar series. The series was led by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s world-class researchers, covered a variety of topics such as cancer biology, computational oncology, clinical research, and professional development.

To watch previous seminar recordings, visit here.

Summer 2021 Schedule

All seminars will be hosted virtually on Zoom on Wednesdays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST (unless otherwise noted).

Download the seminar series schedule.

June 30, 2021, Zachary Sethna, PhD, PhD, Modeling T-cell repertoires and recognition Watch the Recording

July 7, 2021, Fiyinfolu O. Balogun, MD, PhD, “DNA Damage Repair Gone Rogue = Cancer” Watch the Recording

July 14, 2021, Arnab Ghosh, MD, PhD, “Using T cells to treat cancers”

July 21, 2021, Santosha Vardhana, MD, PhD, “Just Desserts – how cellular metabolism affects cancer and immune cell function”

July 28, 2021, Melissa Murray, DO, “Diagnosing Cancer: The Role of Pathology”

August 4, 2021, Larry Norton, MD, FASCO, FAACR, “New Thoughts on the Nature of Breast Cancer”

August 11, 2021, Christopher Fong, PhD, “Bioinformatics”

August 18, 2021, Julie Jung Kang, MD, PhD, “HPV: From Tumor Virus to Head and Neck Cancer Epidemic”