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20th Annual Cancer Research Symposium: Ten Years at the Koch Institute

Please join us for the 20th Annual Cancer Research Symposium hosted by MIT’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at Kresge Auditorium. Sessions and presenters include:

—The Koch Institute on the National Stage—
Francis Collins, Science Advisor to the President and Co-Chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)

Ned Sharpless, Director of the National Cancer Institute

Matthew Vander Heiden, Director of the Koch Institute
Convergent Science and Future Science

Angela Koehler, Associate Professor, MIT Department of Biological Engineering and Koch Institute

Kristin Knouse, Assistant Professor, MIT Department of Biology and Koch Institute
Francisco J. Sánchez-Rivera, Assistant Professor, MIT Department of Biology and Koch Institute

Joelle Straehla, Charles W. (1955) and Jennifer C. Johnson Clinical Investigator, Koch Institute

Yadira Soto-Feliciano, Assistant Professor, MIT Department of Biology and Koch Institute

Panelists:
Sangeeta Bhatia, John J. and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Susan Hockfield, MIT President Emerita and Professor of Neuroscience

Phillip A. Sharp, Institute Professor and Professor of Biology

—Where are they now? Welcoming back our alumni—
Shawn Davidson, Associate Research Scholar, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University

Oliver Jonas, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Department of Radiology, Brigham & Women’s Hospital; Faculty, Joint Center for Cancer Precision Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Aviv Regev, Head, Genentech Research and Early Development, Roche

Giovanni Traverso, Assistant Professor, MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering

PLEASE NOTE: ON-SITE REGISTRATION WILL BE VERY LIMITED—we encourage you to register in advance.
We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact kievents@mit.edu

Location

Venue:
Kresge Auditorium, Building W16
48 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
Phone:
(617)-253-3913
Website:
http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=W16

Organizer

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
Phone:
(617) 253-3936
Email:
kievents@mit.edu
Website:
https://ki.mit.edu/news/events/withinsight/november-2020