Systems Biology of Diversity in Cancer

August 10, 2011 § Leave a comment

The Center for Cancer Systems Biology at MSKCC’s first annual symposium:

Systems Biology of Diversity in Cancer

will be held Friday, October 7 – Saturday, October 8, 2011 at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Rockefeller Research Laboratories, RRL-104, 430 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065

The event is free, but you must register to participate (space is limited). Please register at:

This symposium brings together a diverse group of investigators to discuss a critical issue in cancer research today: how diversity, both genetic and non-genetic, influences tumor progression and response to therapy.

Confirmed speakers include:
Rameen Beroukhim – Medical Oncology and Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Galit Lahav – Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Peter Laird – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Keck School of Medicine, USC
Doug Lauffenburger – Department of Biological Engineering, MIT
Ari Melnick – Department of Medicine – Hematology/Oncology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Garry Nolan – Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University
Chris Sander – Computational Biology Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Craig Thompson – Cancer Biology & Genetics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

To support the attendance and participation of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, a limited number of CCSB Young Scientist Awards will be granted.

**For further details, please see the CCSB Symposium Web site:

Sponsored by the NCI Integrative Cancer Biology Program, the CCSB at MSKCC and SKI Research and Administration.

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