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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.

February 25, 2022

The 3rd Annual Scientific Symposium presented by the Pediatric Biomedical Imaging Initiative and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 


April 28-29, 2022

A virtual symposium on improving care and outcomes for critically ill hematology/oncology and hematopoietic cell transplant patients.

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Archived Symposia


Friday, October 8, 2021 and Friday, October 15, 2021

The 16th St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Biomedical Symposium will bring together six leading experts in fields of immuno-oncology and cell therapy to discuss several exciting new discoveries and the remaining challenges in the field.

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Thursday, July 22: Transcription Therapy
Friday, July 23: Frontiers in Chemical Biology

A virtual symposium hosted by the St. Jude Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics and the St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center



Thursday, September 24, 2020

Presented by the Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics and the Comprehensive Cancer Center at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Presented by the Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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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.

    Next conference: October 2020

  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.

    Next conference: September 2020

  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.

    Next conference: November 2020

  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.

    Next conference: June 2020

  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.

    Next conference: April 2021

  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.

    Next conference: March 2021

  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.

    Next conference: April 2021

  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.

    Next conference: October 2020

  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.

    Next conference: March 2021

  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.

    Next conference: March 2021