Upcoming Events

Englander Institute for Precision Medicine SYMPOSIUM: RSVP HERE

Innovations and Emerging Opportunities in Personalized Medicine

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Belfer Research Building

413 East 69th Street, New York, NY

8:00am-5:00pm

Room 204

All Faculty, Trainees and Students Welcome

Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, Cornell Tech

NYP-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, NYP-Queens

 

 

Speakers

Advances in Research

Olivier Elemento, Ph.D.
Alicia Alonso, Ph.D.
Juan Miguel Mosquera, M.D., M.Sc.
Ankur Singh, Ph.D.
Duane C. Hassane, Ph.D.
Dolores J. Lamb, Ph.D., HCLD (ABB)

Technology and Cutting Edge Solutions


M. Elizabeth Ross, M.D. Ph.D.
Marcin Imielinski, M.D. Ph.D.
Iman Hajirasouliha, Ph.D.
Andrea Sboner, Ph.D.
Benjamin Hopkins, Ph.D.

Improving Patient Care

David M. Nanus, M.D.
Noah Greco, M.B.A.
Allyson J. Ocean, M.D.

 

Collaborative Research

Monica L. Guzman, Ph.D.
Yariv Houvras, M.D., Ph.D.
Bishoy Morris Faltas, M.D.
Paraskevi (Evi) Giannakakou, Ph.D.

 …and more…


Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

Clinical Research in Early Breast Cancer: How We Design the Future Trials?

Michail Ignatiadis, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology Department

Leader, Academic Trials Promoting Team

Institut Jules Bordet

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 9:45am

  Weill Greenberg Center, Room WGC-C


Past Events

Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

Developing and Implementing Precision Medicine Approaches in a Complex Academic Medical Center

David B. Roth, MD, PhD

Simon Flexner Professor

Chair, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Director, Penn Center for Precision Medicine

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 12:45pm

  Belfer Research Building , Room 302 B


Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

Rational Metabolic Engineering – a Tool for Cancer Treatment

Anna Halama, PhD

Research Associate

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Education City, Qatar Foundation

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 12:45pm

1300 York Avenue, Room LC 504

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The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Tumor Board presents the following:


55-Year-Old Female with Colorectal Cancer and Clear Cell Type Endometrial Cancer

Presenting: 

Wei Song, MD, PhD,

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Director, Clinical Genomics Laboratory

Friday, September, 28 2018, 2:30 P.M.

Belfer Research BuildingRoom 204 A/B

Event info: https://events.weill.cornell.edu

 


Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

From Genomic Questions to Clinical Answers in Cancer

Kenan Onel, MD, PhD

Chief, Medical Genetics and Human Genomics

Director, Center for Cancer Prevention and Wellness

Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics

Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 12:45pm

Weill Greenberg Center, Room A

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Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

Genomics: The Current State of Policy and Payment

David Artz, MD, MBA

Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research (Courtesy)

Weill Cornell Medicine

Chief Medical Officer & Co-Founder

Standard Molecular Inc.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 12:45pm

Belfer Research Building, Room 302 C/D

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Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

Cancer Epigenetics: From Knowledge to Applications

Manel Esteller, MD, PhD

Director, Cancer Epigenetics and Biology Program (PEBC)

Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL)

ICREA Research Professor

L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Genetics Chairman, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona

Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 12:45pm

Belfer Research Building, Room 204 B/C

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Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

Diagnosing Disease on a Microchip: Scaling up Micro- and Nano-Scale Diagnostics

David Issadore, PhD

Assistant Professor

Bioengineering

Electrical & Systems Engineering

University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 12:45pm

Weill Greenburg Building, Room WGC A/B

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Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club: 

“Genomic atlas of the human plasma proteome. Nature. 2018”

Presented by:

Jonas Zierer, PhD

Elemento Lab

Weill Cornell Medicine

Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 5:00pm

Weill Greenburg Center, Room WGC-C

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Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

281 Lessons Learned from Scaling  NGS-based Expanded Carrier Screening

Lisa Edelmann, PhD, FACMG

Associate Professor

Executive Director, Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Laboratory

Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 12:45pm

Belfer Research Building, Room BB 302-D

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Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club: 

Comprehensive Characterization of Cancer Driver Genes and Mutations. Cell. 2018.”

Presented by:

Sinan Ramazanoglu

Bioinformatics Analyst

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 5:00pm

Belfer Research Building, Room 204 A/B

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Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club: 

“Transcript-indexed ATAC-seq for precision immune profiling. Nature Medicine. 2018.”

Presented by:

Ashley Stephen Doane

Graduate Student

Tuesday, May 17 at 5:00pm

Belfer Research Building, Room 302 C/D

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Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club: 

“The Immune Landscape of Cancer”

Presented by:

Panagiotis Vlachostergios, MD, PhD

Faltas Lab

Tuesday, May 3rd at 5:00pm

Weill Greenburg Center, Room WGC A/B

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The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series presents the following:

“Monitoring Clonal Dynamics of Cancer in the Clinic”

Presented by:

Dr. Shridar Ganesan

Chief, Molecular Oncology
Associate Director for Translational Research

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Lunch will be provided

Tuesday, May 1st at 12:45pm to 1:45pm

Belfer Research Building 413 East 69th Street, Room 302-A

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The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Tumor Board presents the following:

2-year-old Female with Neuroepithelial Neoplasm

Presented By:

Samaneh Motanagh, M.D.

Pathology Research Fellow, Weill Cornell Medicine

 

Friday, April 27, 2018, 2:30 P.M.
Weill Cornell Medical College – 1300 York Ave
Conference Room C-405

 

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The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club presents the following:

DNA methylation-based classification of central nervous system tumours
Capper, et al., Nature; 2018
An article published in Nature.
Presented by
David Pisapia, M.D.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
05:00 pm Belfer Research Building, Room 302 C

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The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Working Group: Animal Models

Modeling human cancer in zebrafish: new insights and approaches

A vision to enhance precision medicine using PDX models”

Presentations by: Yariv Houvras, M.D., Ph.D. and Giorgio Inghirami, M.D

Lunch will be provided

April 19 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Weill Greenberg Center 1305 York Avenu, Room WGC-A

 

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The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series presents the following:

“Nanomedicine to Improve the Therapeutic Index of Precision Medicine”
Presented by:
Daniel A. Heller, PhD
Head, Cancer Nanomedicine Laboratory
Assistant Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College, CornellUniversity

Lunch will be provided

Tuesday, April 3 at 12:45pm to 1:45pm

Belfer Research Building 413 East 69th Street, Room 204 B/C

Event info: https://events.weill.cornell.edu


The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club presents the following:

NK Cells Stimulate Recruitment of cDC1 into the Tumor Microenvironment Promoting Cancer Immune Control
Bottcher. J, et al., Cell; 2018
An article published in Nature Communications.
Presented by
Alison Ferguson Postdoctoral Associate in Medicine
Thursday, March 22, 2018
05:00 pm Belfer Research Building, Room 302 C/D

Event Info: http://events.weill.cornell.edu

 

 

 


The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series presents the following:

Jason Berman, MD FRCPC FAAP
Attending Physician, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Associate Chair Research, Department of Pediatrics
Interim Vice President, Research, Innovation & Knowledge Transfer IWK Health Centre
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Microbiology & Immunology, and Pathology
Director, Clinician Investigator Program and Graduate Program in Medical Research Dalhousie University
Tuesday, March 20 at 12:45 pm
Belfer Building 302-D

 


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The Institute of Computational Biomedicine Seminar Series presents the following:

A Role for Population Genomics in Systems Biology of Disease
Andrew G. Clark, Ph.D.
Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Cornell University, Ithaca
Monday, March 19 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Weill Cornell Medical College, LC-504 Conference Room
1300 York Avenue, New York NY

 

Event info: https://events.weill.cornell.edu


The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Tumor Board presents the following:

63-Year-Old Male with Langerhans Cell Sarcoma
55-Year-Old Female with Neuroendocrine Cancer of the Pancreas 

Presenting: 

Shaham Beg, M.D. Pathology Fellow, Weill Cornell Medicine
&
Johannes (Koen) van der Mijn, M.D., Ph.D. Postdoctoral Associate, Dept. of Pharmacology

Friday, March 16, 2018, 2:30 P.M.
Weill Cornell Medical College – 1300 York Ave
Conference Room C-405

 

Event info: https://events.weill.cornell.edu

 

 


The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club presents the following:

A machine learning approach to integrate big data for precision medicine in acute myeloid leukemia.”
An article published in Nature Communications.
Presented by
Coryander Gilvary
Tri-I Computational Biology and Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
Thursday, March 8, 2018
05:00 pm C-405 at 1300 York Avenue

Event Info: http://events.weill.cornell.edu

 

The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club presents the following:

Identification of unique neoantigen qualities in long-term survivors of pancreatic cancer
An article published in Nature, the international journal.
Presented by
Bhavneet Bhinder
Senior Bioinformatics Analyst
Weill Cornell Medicine
February 22, 2018
05:15 pm Weill Greenberg Center, Room WGC-A

Event Info: http://events.weill.cornell.edu

 


The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Tumor Board presents the following:

51-Year-Old Female Poorly differentiated Breast Carcinoma &

34-Year-Old Female with Ductal Carcinoma of Breast

Presenters are: Jordan Baum, M.D. Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellow & Jonas Heymann, M.D. Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Friday, February 16, 2018, 2:30 P.M.

Weill Cornell Medical College – 1300 York Ave, Conference Room C-405

 

Event info: http://events.weill.cornell.edu/

 

 


 

The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series presents the following:

“Translational Pharmacogenomics: Discovery, Education, and Implementation”
Stuart A. Scott, Ph.D., FACMG
Division Head, Pharmacogenomics
Director, Cytogenetics 
and Cytogenomics
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
January 9, 2018
12:45pm to 2:00pm, Belfer Research Building, Room 302B/C

 

Event Info: http://events.weill.cornell.edu

 


 

The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series presents the following:

“MSK-IMPACT: Tumor and normal sequencing to guide diagnosis, treatment selection, and clinical trial enrollment”
Michael F. Berger, PhD
Associate Director, Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

January 9, 2018
12:45pm to 2:00pm, Belfer Research Building, Room 302B/C

Event Info: http://events.weill.cornell.edu

 


 

The Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds presents the following:

precision medicine new york cancer treatments
“Precision Pathology: A Journey Has Begun”
Juan Miguel Mosquera, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Co-Chief, Genitourinary Pathology
Director of Pathology, The Englander Institute for Precision Medicine

January 29, 2018
5:00pm to 6:00pm, Weill Cornell Medicine, 1300 York Ave., Room C-405

Event Info: http://events.weill.cornell.edu

 


 

The New York Genome Center presents:

 

5th Human Genetics in NYC Conference

February 2, 2018
9:00am to 6:00pm, NYGC, 101 Avenue of the Americas, 1st Floor Auditorium

 

Registration and Event Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-human-genetics-in-nyc-conference-tickets-39663828579