Past Event

Cancer Moonshot Seminar Series

June 23, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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The upcoming presentations will showcase research from different Cancer Moonshot initiatives that support the 10 recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Panel report. They will inform the community about the progress of Cancer Moonshot-funded projects, provide outreach related to Cancer Moonshot projects, enhance discussions and collaborations related to Cancer Moonshot research, and promote the sharing of data from Cancer Moonshot initiatives.

Several of the seminars will feature junior investigators presenting their Cancer Moonshot research projects. These presenters are noted with an asterisk (*) below.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Rogelio Hernandez-Lopez, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco*
  • Evan Weber, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine*
  • Martha Shrubsole, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
  • Poul Sorensen, M.D., Ph.D., University of British Columbia
  • Nicole Coggins, Ph.D., University of California, Davis*
  • Nick Markham, M.D., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University*
  • Catherine Wu, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Alanna Rahm, Ph.D., Geisinger Health System
  • Kelsey Lau-Min, M.D., University of Pennsylvania*
  • Mary Frances Wedekind Malone, M.D., National Cancer Institute*




May 26, 2022, 12:00–1:00 pm ET - Junior Investigator Session

Theme: Advancing Patient Engagement and Implementation Science to Improve Cancer Care
Speakers: Kelsey Lau-Min, M.D., University of Pennsylvania; Mary Frances Wedekind Malone, M.D., National Cancer Institute

June 23, 2022, 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

Title: Cancer Discovery and Preclinical Validation Using Patient-Derived Xenografts 
Speaker: Jeffrey Chuang, Ph.D., Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
RecommendationDevelop New Enabling Cancer Technologies

July 28, 2022, 12:00–1:00 pm ET

Title: NCI Imaging Data Commons, Part of the Cancer Research Data Commons
Speaker: Andrey Fedorov, Ph.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital
Recommendation: Build a National Cancer Data Ecosystem