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Lectures & Events

The Rockefeller University Friday Lecture Series is one of the principal university-wide activities of the academic year. Scientists from around the world, and from varying disciplines, are invited to speak to the Rockefeller community and members of neighboring institutions to share their recent research, techniques and findings. Lectures take place in the university's Caspary Auditorium at 3:45 p.m. (preceded by a tea reception at 3:15 p.m.).

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Friday, May 05, 2017
Sensing Tension at Kinetochores
Sue Biggins, Ph.D., member and associate director, division of basic sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Friday, May 12, 2017
Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: New Insights, Opportunities, and Prospects for a Cure
The Cancer Biology Lecture
James Allison, Ph.D., professor and Vivian L. Smith Distinguished Chair, department of immunology, executive director, immunotherapy platform, deputy director, David H. Koch Center for Applied Studies in Genitourinary Cancer, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Friday, May 19, 2017
Organization and Regulation of the Human Genome
Bing Ren, Ph.D., professor, department of cellular and molecular medicine, member, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

Friday, May 26, 2017
Overcoming Chromatin Barriers to Control Cell Fate
Kenneth Zaret, Ph.D., Joseph Leidy Professor, department of cell and developmental biology, director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania



 
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