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
Feb 3

VINCENT J KIDD LECTURE
Using Omics and Big Data to Mange Health and Disease

Speaker: Michael Snyder, Stanford University

Host: Postdoctoral Council

Feb 10
CANCER CENTER POSTDOC SYMPOSIUM
Feb 17

Ubiquitin-dependent control of stem cell fate decisions

Speaker: Michael Rape, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Host: Ryan Potts, PhD

Feb 24

MYC and Metabolic Vulnerabilities of Cancer

Speaker: Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD, Abramson Cancer Center

Host: Martine Roussel, PhD

Mar 3

Chromosomal Loop Domains and recurrently breaking genes in lymphocytes and neuronal progenitors

Speaker: Fred Alt, PhD, Harvard Medical School

Host: Martine Roussel, PhD, and Charles Sherr, MD, PhD

Mar 10

JOHN H. ERSKINE LECTURE
Understanding Measles in the 21st Century

PIDS Conference Speaker: Diane E. Griffin, MD, PhD

Host: Elaine Tuomanen. MD

Mar 17

Determinants for how cancer cells use metabolism to support proliferation

Speaker: Matthew Vander Heiden, MD, PhD, MIT

Host: Hongbo Chi, PhD

Mar 24

Wiring up the retina

Speaker: Joshua Sanes, PhD, Harvard University

Host: Stanislav Zakharenko, PhD

Mar 31

TBD

Speaker: Douglas Higgs, MD, FRCP, FRS, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine

Host: Mitchell Weiss, MD

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.