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The Science of Childhood Cancer

A 15-week virtual lecture series


The Science of Childhood Cancer is an interactive, weekly lecture series designed to engage the scientific community on key questions in pediatric cancer research. The Fall 2024 lecture season begins August 8 and runs through November 14. You may register below for future seasons of the series, hosted by the St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center

Invited speakers are leading experts across the spectrum of basic, translational, clinical and population science. The Rising Stars of Cancer Research lecture in the 15-week series will feature thematically related talks by two early- to mid-career investigators conducting exciting and innovative work in the field.

Lectures occur each Thursday from 12 pm – 1 pm Central time / 1 pm – 2 pm Eastern time and are often followed by an extended Q&A session. Available recordings will be posted here in the week following the live event.


Register for the lecture series




Upcoming lectures

The Spring 2024 lecture series has concluded. Please sign up for updates on future lecture series and visit our lecture archive.


Comprehensive Cancer Center

St. Jude is the first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children.