The Home of Midwood Science Research

2020 Major trends in modern cancer research

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 by for Extra Credit, Juniors, Lectures, Seniors.

Add to Calendar

On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will host its 15th annual Major trends in modern cancer research lecture for high and college students and their teachers. (Members of the public are also welcome to attend.) The event will take place virtually from 6:00–7:30 PM. Registration is required.

This event is a free community education program designed to engage and inspire the next generation of progressive researchers and scientists. MSK has a wide range of opportunities to volunteer at our labs, find mentors at MSK, and potentially join our research community.

One point of extra credit will be awarded to all students who attendon the day of the event and complete this assignment for any one of the speakers. Email your completed (PDF) assignment to Mr. Elert by Friday, November 20.


Craig B. Thompson, President and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Karuna Ganesh, MD, PhD, Medical Oncologist, and Physician-Scientist


Justin Perry, PhD, and Immunologist


Thomas Norman, PhD, and Systems Biologist