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
Sept 6

Title: TBD

Speaker: Ben G. Davis, DPhil, University of Oxford

Host: Richard Lee, PhD

Sept 13

Title: TBD

Speaker: Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, from University of Virginia School of Medicine

Host: Hongbo Chi, PhD

Sept 20

Title: Neuronal Synapse Formation via Phase Separation

Speaker: Mingjie Zhang, PhD, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hosts: J. Paul Taylor, MD, PhD; Junmin Peng, PhD

Sept 27

Title: Autophagy: Lessons From C. elegans

Speaker: Hong Zhang, PhD, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Hosts: J. Paul Taylor, MD, PhD; Mondira Kundu, PhD

Oct 4


Title: Germline Predisposition to Cancer: From Gene Discovery to Clinical Implementation

Oct 11

Titile: TBD

Speaker: Edward Batle, PhD,  Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB)

Host: Martine Roussel, 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.