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Nobel Laureate Peter C. Doherty, PhD, of St. Jude Immunology

Seminars & Symposia

Upcoming and weekly events at St. Jude.

Upcoming Events

Below are upcoming symposia and special seminars that will be held at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or are sponsored in part by St. Jude in collaboration with other institutions.

12:00 - 1:00 pm CT
Every Thursday, from February 9 - May 18, 2023

Plus a special event June 8: New BIG data resources on St Jude Cloud: The Pediatric Cancer Knowledgebase (PeCanV2) and Survivorship Portal.

This weekly, interactive lecture series features leading experts across the spectrum of basic, translational, clinical and population science.
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October 19-21, 2023

The 5th ISCAYAHL will focus on discussion of the main questions in the field of pediatric, adolescent and young adult (AYA) Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). The goal of this conference is to provide a platform to share work from global collaborations and form new ones.

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Thursday, October 5, 2023: Transcription Therapy
Friday, October 6, 2023: Frontiers in Chemical Biology

Join us for the 4th annual Bringing Chemistry to Medicine symposium, featuring talks by leading experts from around the globe working at the interface of chemical and biomedical sciences.

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Archived Symposia


17th Annual Biomedical Research Symposium:

Friday, October 14, 2022
8 AM-5:30 PM
Marlo Thomas Center Auditorium

The 17th Annual St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Biomedical Symposium brings together leading experts in the fields of computational biology, single-cell omics, network biology, systems immunology, systems pharmacology, and protein engineering. 


Thursday, June 2, 2022

This half-day virtual symposium will feature the leading experts in spatial omics who are developing new platforms and applying them to answer fundamental questions about cellular interactions during development and disease. 
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CME Opportunities

To find out more about CME events at St. Jude, please visit our CME portal

Danny Thomas Lecture Series

The weekly Danny Thomas Lecture Series educates the St. Jude basic science and clinical faculty of the latest cutting edge research and therapies in areas of biomedical sciences. 

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Annual St. Jude Seminars and Symposia

  1. Presented by the Professional Excellence Council, this seminar aims to encourage attendees to develop healthy coping strategies for everyday life situations. Past topics include keeping cool in difficult situations, addressing problems with creative solutions, and learning how to reduce stress.

  2. This annual symposium brings together a group of the world's leading investigators in basic science and clinical and translational research to discuss recent advances and the future of childhood cancer as well as other catastrophic diseases.

  3. This course is a beginner’s level introductory class to the Child Life profession designed for current Child Life students, future Child Life students, and prospective interns with a realistic view of the Child Life role in a hospital setting.

  4. With a participant-informed topic selected each year, this 3-day conference focuses on the exchange of innovative ideas among medical and pediatric oncologists (fellows, residents), nurse practitioners, oncology nurses, and other associated allied health professionals.

  5. Modeled after the Southeastern Residents Conference (SERC), this 2-day conference provides an opportunity for post-graduate pharmacy trainees in the mid-south region to formally present the results of their research and major projects, and allows for fellowship, relationship development, and collegial sharing of ideas and information.

  6. This 2-day course addresses all aspects of HIV management in infants, children, adolescents and young persons, and presents evidence-based data to optimize clinical practice. The course is intended for individuals that are interested in expanding their knowledge in HIV/AIDS care.

  7. This 2-day educational course presents the current surgical management of children with malignant solid tumors for general pediatric surgical fellows and junior faculty who are COG Institutional Surgery RIs.

  8. This 2-day conference is designed to provide practical information relating to current issues in the area of pediatric hematology/oncology in a relaxed and interactive atmosphere for affiliate and St. Jude hematology/oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical research associates, and other health care professionals.

  9. This 2-day research conference features presentations from leading investigators in infectious diseases and microbiology, and holds a series of career development workshops, including sessions on career paths in industry, government, and academia. All PIDS members are encouraged to attend.

  10. This symposium presents updates on current diagnosis, treatment, and management of opportunistic infections in transplant patients, identifies research gaps in transplant ID, and elucidates how different immunosuppressive agents predispose to specific infectious diseases.