Virtual Events

 

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 (Time – TBD)

Michael Snyder, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Genetics

Director, Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine

Stanford Medicine

Zoom presentation details available to WCM staff via email.

 

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Monday, August 31, 2020 10:00am

Jan Korbel, Ph.D.

Group Leader and Senior Scientist

EMBL Heidelberg

Zoom presentation details available to WCM staff via email.

 

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 (Time – TBD)

Roderic Guigó Serra, Ph.D.

Investigator at Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica (IMIM). Barcelona, (Spain)

Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Coordinator of the Bioinformatics Programme at the Centre de Regulació Genòmica

Title – Upcoming

Zoom presentation details available to WCM staff via email.

 

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Monday, October 12, 2020 12:00 pm

Carlos Cordon-Cardo, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chairman,

Department of Pathology, Molecular and Cell Based Medicine

Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences,

Professor, Department of Oncological Sciences,

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Professor and Director, Department of Pathology,

Mount Sinai Health System

Zoom presentation details available to WCM staff via email.

 

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:45pm

Lorelei Mucci, ScD, M.P.H.

Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Leader, Cancer Epidemiology at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

Zoom presentation details available to WCM staff via email.

 

 

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Past Events

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Theodore Alexandrov, Ph.D.

Team Leader, Head of Metabolomics Core Facility

EMBL Heidelberg

Assistant Adjunct Professor

Skaggs School of Pharmacy

University of California San Diego

ERC Consolidator Investigator

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 @12:45 PM 

Sarah J. Hill, M.D., Ph.D.

Instructor, Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Associate Pathologist, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

 

 

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Thursday, June 25, 2020 @1:00pm

Thomas Campion, Ph.D.

Director, Research Informatics

Associate Director, CTSC Clinical Informatics

Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research

“Supporting Clinical and Translational Researchers with EPD”

 

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Wednesday, June 03, 2020, Noon

Rulla Tamimi, ScD, Division Chief of Epidemiology

Associate Director of Population Science, WCM Meyer Cancer Center

“Integration of Molecular Epidemiology and Imaging:

Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pathogenesis of Great Cancer.”

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Monday, May 11, 2020

“Bringing Precision Medicine to Parkinson’s Disease.” 

Claire Hinchcliffe, M.D. Professor in Neurology and Neuroscience Weill Cornell Medicine

 

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December 12, 2019

“Molecular Classification of Thyroid Tumors: Impact on Patient Management”

Yuri E. Nikifovov, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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December 11, 2019

Bladder Cancer Genomics in a Post-TCGA World” Seth Paul Lerner, M.D., FACS

Professor, Urology

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX,

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November 12, 2019

“The Melting Pot of the MHC II Immunopeptidome”

Laura Santambrogio, M.D., Ph.D.

EIPM’s Associate Director for Precision Medicine Immunology

Professor of Radiation Oncology Weill Cornell Medicine

 

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October 08, 2019 

A pan-cancer perspective to cancer classification”

Katherine A. Hoadley, PhD

Assistant Professor Department of Genetics UNC-Chapel Hill

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September 25, 2019

Do differences make a difference: human immune and single cell variations

John Tsang, PhD Chief, Multiscale Systems Biology Section Co-Director, NIH Center for Human Immunology (CHI) National Institutes of Health (NIH) September 25, 2019

  The 100,000 Genomes Project: New Genes for Rare Blood Diseases Willem H Ouwehand, FMedSci Professor of Experimental Haematology University of Cambridge and Wellcome Sanger Institute & NHS Blood and Transplant September 23, 2019     Using Stem Cells to Model Healthy and Cancerous Kidney Tissue Leif Oxburgh, DVM, PhD Scientific Director and Vice President for Basic and Clinical Science The Rogosin Institute

September 17, 2019

  Understanding Hirschsprung Disease” Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D. Director, Center for Human Genetics & Genomics NYU School of Medicine Tuesday, June 4, 2019       Unraveling the Role of Natural Killer Cells in Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder” John Sfakianos, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Urologic Oncology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Thursday, May 16, 2019     mRNA-Based Regenerative Genetic Medicine Approach for Ischemic Heart Disease” Lior Zangi, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Friday, May 10, 2019       Molecular Aunties of Bladder Cancer” David J. McConkey, Ph.D.

Director, Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute

Professor of Urology

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

  Finding Genes in Genomes to Match with Bleeding and Platelet Disorders” Kathleen Freson, Ph.D.

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

University of Leuven (KU Leuven)

Friday, April 12, 2019

Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology of a Molecule: The Biology of Tubulin and its Loss” Dan Sackett, Ph.D.

Division of Basic and Translational Biophysics

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Organoid Modeling of Stem Cells and Tumor Immunity” Calvin Kuo, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chair, Department of Medicine

Stanford University School of Medicine

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Banking With Precision: Predicting Red Blood Cell Phenotypes from Next Generation Sequencing Data”  Celina Montemayor, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Transfusion Medicine NIH Clinical Center Tuesday, April 2, 2019

 

The Antigen Map: Decoding the Immune System”  Ravi Pandya Principal Software Architect Microsoft Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Targeting a Novel Genetic Driver of the ABC-like Subtype of DLBCL

Michael Green, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma & Department of Genomic Medicine MD Anderson Cancer Center

Friday, January 11, 2019

 

Precision diagnostics and precision medicine – Experiences from Tuebingen, Germany

Saskia Biskup, M.D., Ph.D. Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research Co-founder at Center for Genomics and Transcriptomics GmbH

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

 

Genomic Medicine and the NICU / PICU of the Future

Stephen Kingsmore, MD, D.Sc. President and CEO Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine

Thursday, December 4, 2018

 

“The Human Glycome Project – Exploring the New Frontier of Personalised Medicine”

Gordon Lauc, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the University of Zagreb Director of the National Centre of Excellence in Personalised Healthcare Honorary Professor of the University of Edinburgh Honorary Professor of the Kings College London

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00am

Weill Greenberg Center, Room WGC-C

 

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

 

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

Visit for more WCM Events

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“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

 

“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

  Molecular Classification of Thyroid Tumors: Impact on Patient Management” Yuri Nikiforov, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 2:00 PM       Bladder Cancer Genomics in a Post-TCGA World” Seth Paul Lerner, M.D., FACS

Professor, Urology

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, US

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 3:00 PM

  “The Melting Pot of the MHC II Immunopeptidome” Laura Santambrogio, M.D., Ph.D. EIPM’s Associate Director for Precision Medicine Immunology Professor of Radiation Oncology Weill Cornell Medicine Tuesday, November 12th, 12:45 PM


  A pan-cancer perspective to cancer classification Katherine A. Hoadley, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Genetics UNC-Chapel Hill October 08, 2019         Do differences make a difference: human immune and single cell variations John Tsang, PhD Chief, Multiscale Systems Biology Section Co-Director, NIH Center for Human Immunology (CHI) National Institutes of Health (NIH) September 25, 2019

  The 100,000 Genomes Project: New Genes for Rare Blood Diseases Willem H Ouwehand, FMedSci Professor of Experimental Haematology University of Cambridge and Wellcome Sanger Institute & NHS Blood and Transplant September 23, 2019     Using Stem Cells to Model Healthy and Cancerous Kidney Tissue Leif Oxburgh, DVM, PhD Scientific Director and Vice President for Basic and Clinical Science The Rogosin Institute

September 17, 2019

  Understanding Hirschsprung Disease” Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D. Director, Center for Human Genetics & Genomics NYU School of Medicine Tuesday, June 4, 2019       Unraveling the Role of Natural Killer Cells in Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder” John Sfakianos, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Urologic Oncology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Thursday, May 16, 2019     mRNA-Based Regenerative Genetic Medicine Approach for Ischemic Heart Disease” Lior Zangi, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Friday, May 10, 2019       Molecular Aunties of Bladder Cancer” David J. McConkey, Ph.D.

Director, Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute

Professor of Urology

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

  Finding Genes in Genomes to Match with Bleeding and Platelet Disorders” Kathleen Freson, Ph.D.

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

University of Leuven (KU Leuven)

Friday, April 12, 2019

Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology of a Molecule: The Biology of Tubulin and its Loss” Dan Sackett, Ph.D.

Division of Basic and Translational Biophysics

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Organoid Modeling of Stem Cells and Tumor Immunity” Calvin Kuo, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chair, Department of Medicine

Stanford University School of Medicine

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Banking With Precision: Predicting Red Blood Cell Phenotypes from Next Generation Sequencing Data”  Celina Montemayor, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Transfusion Medicine NIH Clinical Center Tuesday, April 2, 2019

 

The Antigen Map: Decoding the Immune System”  Ravi Pandya Principal Software Architect Microsoft Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Targeting a Novel Genetic Driver of the ABC-like Subtype of DLBCL

Michael Green, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma & Department of Genomic Medicine MD Anderson Cancer Center

Friday, January 11, 2019

 

Precision diagnostics and precision medicine – Experiences from Tuebingen, Germany

Saskia Biskup, M.D., Ph.D. Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research Co-founder at Center for Genomics and Transcriptomics GmbH

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

 

Genomic Medicine and the NICU / PICU of the Future

Stephen Kingsmore, MD, D.Sc. President and CEO Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine

Thursday, December 4, 2018

 

“The Human Glycome Project – Exploring the New Frontier of Personalised Medicine”

Gordon Lauc, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the University of Zagreb Director of the National Centre of Excellence in Personalised Healthcare Honorary Professor of the University of Edinburgh Honorary Professor of the Kings College London

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00am

Weill Greenberg Center, Room WGC-C

 

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

 

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

Visit for more WCM Events

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“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

 

“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

  Molecular Classification of Thyroid Tumors: Impact on Patient Management” Yuri Nikiforov, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 2:00 PM       Bladder Cancer Genomics in a Post-TCGA World” Seth Paul Lerner, M.D., FACS

Professor, Urology

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, US

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 3:00 PM

  “The Melting Pot of the MHC II Immunopeptidome” Laura Santambrogio, M.D., Ph.D. EIPM’s Associate Director for Precision Medicine Immunology Professor of Radiation Oncology Weill Cornell Medicine Tuesday, November 12th, 12:45 PM


  A pan-cancer perspective to cancer classification Katherine A. Hoadley, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Genetics UNC-Chapel Hill October 08, 2019         Do differences make a difference: human immune and single cell variations John Tsang, PhD Chief, Multiscale Systems Biology Section Co-Director, NIH Center for Human Immunology (CHI) National Institutes of Health (NIH) September 25, 2019

  The 100,000 Genomes Project: New Genes for Rare Blood Diseases Willem H Ouwehand, FMedSci Professor of Experimental Haematology University of Cambridge and Wellcome Sanger Institute & NHS Blood and Transplant September 23, 2019     Using Stem Cells to Model Healthy and Cancerous Kidney Tissue Leif Oxburgh, DVM, PhD Scientific Director and Vice President for Basic and Clinical Science The Rogosin Institute

September 17, 2019

  Understanding Hirschsprung Disease” Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D. Director, Center for Human Genetics & Genomics NYU School of Medicine Tuesday, June 4, 2019       Unraveling the Role of Natural Killer Cells in Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder” John Sfakianos, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Urologic Oncology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Thursday, May 16, 2019     mRNA-Based Regenerative Genetic Medicine Approach for Ischemic Heart Disease” Lior Zangi, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Friday, May 10, 2019       Molecular Aunties of Bladder Cancer” David J. McConkey, Ph.D.

Director, Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute

Professor of Urology

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

  Finding Genes in Genomes to Match with Bleeding and Platelet Disorders” Kathleen Freson, Ph.D.

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

University of Leuven (KU Leuven)

Friday, April 12, 2019

Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology of a Molecule: The Biology of Tubulin and its Loss” Dan Sackett, Ph.D.

Division of Basic and Translational Biophysics

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Organoid Modeling of Stem Cells and Tumor Immunity” Calvin Kuo, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chair, Department of Medicine

Stanford University School of Medicine

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Banking With Precision: Predicting Red Blood Cell Phenotypes from Next Generation Sequencing Data”  Celina Montemayor, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Transfusion Medicine NIH Clinical Center Tuesday, April 2, 2019

 

The Antigen Map: Decoding the Immune System”  Ravi Pandya Principal Software Architect Microsoft Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Targeting a Novel Genetic Driver of the ABC-like Subtype of DLBCL

Michael Green, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma & Department of Genomic Medicine MD Anderson Cancer Center

Friday, January 11, 2019

 

Precision diagnostics and precision medicine – Experiences from Tuebingen, Germany

Saskia Biskup, M.D., Ph.D. Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research Co-founder at Center for Genomics and Transcriptomics GmbH

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

 

Genomic Medicine and the NICU / PICU of the Future

Stephen Kingsmore, MD, D.Sc. President and CEO Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine

Thursday, December 4, 2018

 

“The Human Glycome Project – Exploring the New Frontier of Personalised Medicine”

Gordon Lauc, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the University of Zagreb Director of the National Centre of Excellence in Personalised Healthcare Honorary Professor of the University of Edinburgh Honorary Professor of the Kings College London

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00am

Weill Greenberg Center, Room WGC-C

 

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

 

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

Visit for more WCM Events

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“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

 

“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

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 @11:00 AM

Liron Yoffe, Ph.D.

Postdoc Associate

Englander Institute for Precision Medicine

Zoom meeting details available to WCM staff via email

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Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club

Monday, June 1st, 2020

“Zebrafish patient avatars in cancer biology and precision cancer therapy.”

Troy Kane, EIPM Research Technician

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Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club:  

“Adaptable and hemodynamic endothelial cells for physiological vascularization of Organoids and Tumoroids.”

By Shahin Rafii, M.D., Director, Ansary Stem Cell Institute, Chief, Division of Regenerative Medicine, and Arthur B. Belfer Professor in Genetic Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine

Monday, May 18, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

  “Chromosome Segregation Errors Generate a Diverse Spectrum of Simple and Complex Genomic Rearrangements. Nature Genetics 2019” Emily Adney, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Associate Imielinski Lab June 21, 2019

 

  “The Chromatin Accessibility Landscape of Primary Human Cancers. Science.2018″ David J Pisapia, M.D. Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Thursday, December 13, 2018

 

“A Structured Tumor-Immune Microenvironment in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Revealed by Multiplexed Ion Beam Imaging. Cell. 2018” Presented by: Dylan McNally, PhD Candidate Elemento Lab Weill Cornell Medicine Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 4:00pm Belfer Research Building, Room 302-D

 

“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

 

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

 

“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

 

“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

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       “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         “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         Identification of unique neoantigen qualities in long-term survivors of pancreatic cancerAn 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

Precision Medicine Tumor Board

 THURSDAY, 1/23/2020 at 2:00pm

 

  75-year-old with chronic lymphocytic leukemia–Presented Seung Nam, MD  67-year-old female with persistent chronic lymphocytic leukemia–Presented Wael Al Zoughbi, MD, PhD Friday, June 21, 2019

 

75-year-old with chronic lymphocytic leukemia Presented Seung Nam, MD  67-year-old female with persistent chronic lymphocytic leukemia Presented Wael Al Zoughbi, MD, PhD Friday, June 21, 2019, 2:30 P.M. Belfer Research BuildingRoom 204 B/C

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

50-Year-Old Female with Breast Cancer 55-Year-Old Male with newly diagnosed Pancreatic Acinar Cell Carcinoma Presenting:  Shaham Beg, MD Research Fellow, Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Friday, October 19, 2018, 2:30 P.M. Belfer Research BuildingRoom 302 C

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

Monday, October 28, 2019 – DAY

Monday, October 28, 2019 – DAY 1: Cornell Tech Campus

Tata Innovation Center, 141/151 11 E Loop Rd, New York, NY 6:00am                  Bus departure from Ithaca (Schurman Hall, 618 Tower Road) 11:30am                 Stop at Helmsley; ~12:00pm arrival at Cornell Tech) 12:00pm                Registration and Lunch 12:30pm                Welcome and Introductions: Precision Medicine Overview and Opportunities for Cross Campus Collaboration Open to the entire campus via livestream broadcast

  • Olivier Elemento, Ph.D. (WCM)
  • Cora Sternberg, M.D. (WCM)
  • Ankur Singh, Ph.D. (Cornell University-Ithaca)
  • Tanzeem Choudhury, Ph.D. (Cornell Tech)

1:00pm                     Session I – A Personalized Approach to Patient Care Talks + Question – Open to the entire campus via livestream broadcast

  • David Nanus, M.D., “Precision Medicine in Cancers: Does it make a difference?”
  • Wei Song, M.D., Ph.D.   “To build precision diagnosis for precision medicine”
  • Lisa Newman, M.D.  “Opportunities to Reduce Disparities through Precision Medicine”
  • Kevin Holcomb, M.D., “Cancer Genomics in Gynecologic Oncology: Toward a Paradigm of Precision Medicine”
  • M. Elizabeth (Betsy) Ross, M.D., Ph.D., “Accelerating a Precision Medicine Approach to Neurological Diagnosis and Care”
  • Richard Isaacson, M.D.  “A Clinical Precision Medicine Approach to Alzheimer’s Prevention”
  • Geoffrey Pitt, M.D., Ph.D. “Emerging role of polygenic risk scores in cardiovascular medicine”

3:20pm                    Coffee break followed by brief remarks by Greg Morrisett  3:30pm                     Session II – Innovations in Healthcare Technology Talks + Question – Open to the entire campus via livestream broadcast

  • Tanzeem Chodhurry, Ph.D. “Closing the sensing-to-intervention loop for health”
  • Andrea Sboner, Ph.D.  “Mixed Reality for Precision Medicine Labs”
  • Jason Mezey, Ph.D., “Big Data Opportunities to Drive Precision Medicine in Clinical Trials.”
  • JP Pollak, Ph.D., “Digital technologies for personalization and assessment”
  • Iman Hajirasouliha, Ph.D. “Deep learning for assessment and selection of blastocysts after IVF”

5:30pm                  Poster Session: Envisioning Biological Models: Tumor Organoids, Patient Derived Models and Artificial Intelligence With Refreshments (beer/wine and light snacks)

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 DAY 2: Weill Cornell Medicine Campus

Belfer Research Building, 413 East 69th Street New York, NY 10021 – Room BB 302-B/C/D 7:30am                  Breakfast at Weill Cornell Medicine 8:15am                  Overview of Day 1 by co-chairs 8:30am                  Session III – From Bench to Bedside: Accelerating Clinical Research Talks + Question – Open to the entire campus via livestream broadcast

  • Karsten Suhre, Ph.D., “Bringing metabolomics and proteomics to the clinic.”
  • Iwijn De Vlaminck, Ph.D., “A liquid biopsy for infectious disease.”
  • Paul Soloway, Ph.D., “Single-cell characterization of a neurodevelopmental disorder.”
  • Yariv Houvras, M.D., Ph.D. “Building patient specific genetic models of cancer in zebrafish”
  • Monica Guzman, Ph.D.  Targeting the epichaperome as a tailored therapeutic approach”
  • Marcin Imielinski, M.D., Ph.D.,  “Novel patterns of complex rearrangement across thousands of cancer genome graphs.”

Panel Session: Discussion about a specific topic amongst a selected group of panelists who share differing perspectives in front of a large audience. Breakdown: Panelist introductions and initial comments (2’ each); Moderator-curated questions directed to the panelists (10’); Questions from the audience directed to a panelist(s) (10’) 10:30am                Coffee Break 10:40am                 Panel 1: Technology in Clinical Care – Moderators, Deborah Estrin and Olivier Elemento with panelists: JP Pollack, Alex Sigaras, and Pegah Khosravi. 11:10am                  Panel 2: Translational Research Together — Moderators, Cora Sternberg and Alicia Alonso with panelists: Laura Martin, Ankur Singh, Ben Cosgrove, and Karsten Suhre -Breakout into separate working groups- 11:45am                 Working Groups – Forum for dialogue and interaction around designated issue – Each working group may stimulate new research questions and project ideas, challenge held convictions on a subject, and contribute to the development of new communities of scholars, generating ideas to submit for funding among other benefits.

  • WG1 (Belfer 501):                      Liquid Biopsies. Discussion Leaders: Iwijn De Vlaminck
  • WG2 (WGC B):                          Artificial Intelligence for Cancer. Discussion Leaders: Alex Sigaras
  • WG3 (Belfer 1401):                   Engineering Ex Vivo Models. Discussion Leaders: Laura Martin
  • WG4 (Belfer 901):                     Engaging and Educating Precision Medicine Patients. Discussion Leaders: Cora Sternberg, Ravi Sharaf; Erica Philips

12:45pm                Break 1pm                        Working Lunch–Report/recommendations from individual working groups (~10’) and ensuing discussion (~10’) each 3pm                       Coffee Break 3:15                        Overall recommendations and action items from the Symposium. 4:15pm                  Summary, Concluding Remarks, and Next Steps (Co-Chairs) 4:30pm                 Meeting adjourned–Boxed meals for traveling guests only 5pm                       Bus departure from NYC to Ithaca

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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

Questions? Contact Marie Normile at man3014@med.cornell.edu

 

7:30am

 Registration and Breakfast

8:00-8:05am

Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D.

Opening Remarks

8:05-8:20am

Olivier Elemento, Ph.D.

Precision Medicine at Weill Cornell: Present and Future

Advances in Research

8:20-8:40am

 Alicia Alonso, Ph.D.

Not only mutations! Epigenomics for Precision Medicine

8:40-9:00am

 Juan Miguel Mosquera, M.D., M.Sc.

Discovery, Collaboration and Application at EIPM

9:00-9:20am

 Dolores J. Lamb, Ph.D., HCLD (ABB)

Genomic Basis of Genitourinary Birth Defects

9:20-9:40am

Bishoy Morris Faltas, M.D.

Evolution-targeted therapy of urothelial carcinoma

9:40-10:00am

Duane C. Hassane, Ph.D.

Detecting and directing clonal hematopoiesis

10:00-10:20am

 Coffee Break

 Technology and Cutting Edge Solutions

10:20-10:40am

M. Elizabeth Ross, M.D. Ph.D.

When exomes are not enough: Approaches to working through the unresolved neurological cases

10:40-11:00am

Marcin Imielinski, M.D. Ph.D.

Signatures of complex structural variation across thousands of cancer genome graphs

11:00-11:20am

Iman Hajirasouliha, Ph.D.

Novel algorithms for Linked-Read sequencing data with applications in whole genome determination and metagenomics

11:20-11:40pm

Andrea Sboner, Ph.D.

Cutting-edge bioinformatics technologies and tools to foster Precision Medicine

11:40-12:00pm

Benjamin Hopkins, Ph.D.

EIPM Organoid Platform, Working to Get to the Bedside

12:00-1:00pm

Networking Lunch

EIPM INFO BOOTHS

 Improving Patient Care

1:00-1:10pm

Cora Sternberg, M.D.

Genomics in Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment

1:10-1:30pm

David M. Nanus, M.D.

Precision Medicine  in GU Cancers: Does it make a difference?

1:30-1:50pm

Allyson J. Ocean, M.D.

Let’s Win Together: Turning Research into Response Through Precision Medicine

1:50-2:10pm

 Noah Greco, M.B.A.

EIPM Case Management

2:10-2:20pm

William H Rodgers, Ph.D., M.D.

Tissue is the issue – the NYPQ Biospecimen Repository

2:20-2:40pm

Coffee Break

 Collaborative Research

2:40-3:00pm

Monica L. Guzman, Ph.D.

Targeting the epichaperome

3:00-3:20pm

Yariv Houvras, M.D., Ph.D.

Building personalized models of cancer in zebrafish: Avatars for drug discovery

3:20-3:40pm

Ankur Singh, Ph.D.

Deploying Materials-based Engineered Organoids For Personalized Medicine and Immunology

3:40-4:00pm

 Paraskevi (Evi) Giannakakou, Ph.D.

A Molecular, Computational, and Clinical Translational Approach to Overcome Drug Resistance in Cancer

4:00pm

Closing Remarks

Refreshments and Networking