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 5 OPEN
Jan 12 COUNTRY CARES
Jan 19

Topoisomerases in Biology and Medicine

Speaker: Yves Pommier, MD, PhD, National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research

Host: Peter McKinnon, PhD

Jan 26

The Phases and De-Phases of Endocytosis

Speaker: Stephen Michnick, PhD, Université de Montréal

Host: Richard Kriwacki, PhD

Feb 2 CANCER CENTER POSTDOC SYMPOSIUM
Feb 9

TBD

Speaker: Paola Arlotta, PhD, Harvard University Stem Cell Institute

Host: J. Paul Taylor, MD, PhD

Feb 16

Genetic Basis of Pediatric Brain Disease and New Treatments

Speaker: Joseph Gleeson, MD, UC San Diego/Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicne/HHMI

Host: J. Paul Taylor, MD, PhD

Feb 23

Hedgehog Signaling and the Stem Cell Niche in Regeneration and Disease

Speaker: Philip Beachy, PhD, Stanford University

Hosts: Stacy Ogden, PhD, and Martine Roussel, PhD

Mar 2

TBD

Speaker: David Scadden, MD, Harvard University

Host: Shannon McKinney-Freeman, PhD

Mar 9

JOHN H. ERSKINE LECTURE
TBD

Speaker: TBD

Host: Elaine Tuomanen, MD

Mar 16

TBD

Speaker: Benjamin Cravatt, PhD, Scripps Research Institute

Host: Ryan Potts, PhD

Mar 23

TBD

Speaker: Liqun Luo, PhD, Stanford University

Host: Jian Zuo, PhD

Mar 30

The Impact of Health Disparities on Child Health

Speaker: Elena Fuentes Afflick, MD, MPH, University of California San Francisco

Host: Victor Santana, 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.