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.
Building Global Bridges
SAMD9 and SAMD9L syndromes are recently discovered rare multisystem disorders that can affect the blood, immune system, brain, heart, lungs, hormones, digestion, bones, skin, and more. Families affected by these rare diseases often feel isolated. Join us for an informational session to learn the latest research and connect with other families.
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 8 am to 6:30 pm (CDT)
Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 8 am to 4:45 pm (CDT)
Marlo Thomas Auditorium
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
The symposium will also be available virtually
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.
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.
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
To find out more about CME events at St. Jude, please visit our CME portal.
Annual St. Jude Seminars and Symposia
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.