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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lurie Cancer Center Professional Education Events

Lurie Cancer Center Symposium

Please join us on Thursday, June 17 for the Lurie Cancer Center Symposium to learn about groundbreaking research taking place in laboratories of Lurie Cancer Center members on Northwestern University's Evanston and Chicago campuses.

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Event Details


Thursday, June 17

Virtual Symposium: 2:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Please register to receive connection information via email. Admission is complimentary but advance registration is required.

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Keynote Speaker

Craig T. Jordan, PhD
Chief, Division of Hematology
Department of Medicine
University of Colorado

Student Speakers

Triet Bui (PhD Candidate, Sumagin Lab)

Galina Gritsina (PhD Candidate, Yu Lab)

Austin Holmes (PhD Candidate, Chakravarti Lab)

Adriana Landeros (PhD Candidate, Varma Lab)

Manuel Torres Acosta (PhD Candidate, Singer Lab)

Yaqi Zhang (PhD Candidate, Matei Lab)



Grant Grant Barish, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

He CongCong He, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Student Committee Members

Ellen Bakke (PhD Candidate, Barish Lab)

Jocelyn Salvador (PhD Candidate, Iruela-Asipe Lab)

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