Danny Thomas Lecture Series

All Danny Thomas Lectures are presented at noon in the Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration Auditorium (Room IA1011) unless otherwise noted.

Date Presentation
Jan 3 Holiday
Jan 10 NO LECTURE: Cancer Center Postdoctoral Symposium
Jan 17 NO LECTURE: Country Cares
Jan 24

Title: Senolytics: The Path to Translation

Speaker: James L. Kirklnad, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic

Host: Greg Armstrong, MD, MSCE

Jan 31


Title: Regulation and Drug Resistance Mechanisms in Bcr-Abl Kinase

Speaker: Charalampos "Babis" Kalodimos, PhD, Department of Structural Biology

Host: Martine Roussel, PhD

Feb 7 NO LECTURE: Faculty Retreat
Feb 14

Title: Bone Marrow Failure

Speaker: Akiko Shimamura, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School

Hosts: Clinical Fellows; Justin Baker, MD; Marcin Wlodarski, MD, PhD

Feb 21

Title: Elucidating and Targeting Non-oncogene Dependencies in Adult and Pediatric Malignancies

Speaker: Andrea Califano, PhD, Columbia University

Host: Jiyang Yu, PhD

Feb 28

Title: Cancer Genomics in 3D

Speaker: Bradley Berstein, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School

Host: Suzanne Baker, PhD

Mar 6

Title: TBD

Speaker: DAvid Hyman, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Host: Alberto Pappo, MD

Mar 13


Title: Quorum-Sensing Communication: From ciruses to Bacteria to Eukaryotes

Speaker: Bonnie Basler, PhD, HHMI/Princeton  University

Host: Elaine Tuomanen, MD

Mar 20 TBD
Mar 27

Title: TBD

Speaker: Wei Yang, PhD, National Institutes of Health

Host: Taosheng Chen, PhD

To view online lectures, including selected Danny Thomas Lecture Series programs, go to Cure4Kids.

Cure4Kids, developed by the International Outreach Program of St. Jude Children' Research Hospital, provides online lectures about catastrophic illnesses in children, with an emphasis on pediatric oncology.