Upcoming Events

Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

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 at 12:00pm

Belfer Research Buidling, Room 1401


Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club: 

“The Chromatin Accessibility Landscape of Primary Human Cancers. Science.2018″

Presented by:

David J Pisapia, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 4:00pm

Weill Greenberg Building, Room WGC – A

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Past Events

Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

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 at 12:45pm

Belfer Research Buidling, Room 302 C/D


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 or Dial in Below

Topic: Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Symposium
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://weillcornell.zoom.us/j/766699649
Or Telephone:
US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 646 876 9923 
Meeting ID: 766 699 649
    International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/anbxHvNGO

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

 

 

 

 


Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Seminar Series: 

“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


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

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

 


Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Journal Club: 

“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

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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