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Symposium Celebrates 15 Years of Developmental Biology at the Sloan Kettering Institute

Scientists came to give talks and celebrate the achievements that the program has made under the leadership of Kathryn Anderson.

Male scientist speaking in front of a screen

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.

A female graduate student

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

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

Announcement

News from #AACR16: Targeted Therapy Breakthrough, Improved Survival in Melanoma, and Benefits of Gut Bugs

Long-awaited results of clinical trials testing targeted drugs and immunotherapy combinations were on offer at the annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) conference.

Dr. Joan Massagué, Sloan Kettering Institute Director received the Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research and was named an AACR fellow at AACR16.

Event

A Sneak Preview of Our Annual “Major Trends” Seminar Live Webcast

Every year, MSK gives high school students and their teachers the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge biomedical research from our scientists.

A student asks a question at last year’s