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 Friday, September 8, 2017
2:00 p.m.   Academic Symposia
Anderson Center for Cancer Research Symposium

2:00 p.m.: Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., president, professor and head, Laboratory of Human Genetics and Genomics, The Rockefeller University, Presentation of the Poster Awards

2:15 p.m.: David Sabattini, M.D., Ph.D., member, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research; professor of biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; senior associate member, Broad Institute; member, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Growth Regulation by the mTOR Pathway

3:00 p.m.: Tom Mistell, Ph.D., NIH Distinguished Investigator, and director of the Center, Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Deep Imaging of the Genome

4:00 p.m.: Maria Jasin, Ph.D., senior faculty member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, BRCA2 Suppresses Replication Stress Manifested in Subsequent Cell Cycle Stages

4:45 p.m.: Sir Michael Stratton, Ph.D., director, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK, Signatures of Mutational Processes

 Tuesday, September 12, 2017
4:00 p.m.   Center for Studies in Physics and Biology Seminars
Thermal Convection Under Our Feet and Beyond

Jun Zhang, Ph.D., professor, Courant Institute

4:00 p.m.   Other Tri-Institutional Events
Using Chemical Synthesis to Study and Apply Protein Glycosylation

Zhongping Tan, Ph.D., Zhongping Tan, Ph.D., assistant professor, department of chemistry and biochemistry; assistant professor, BioFrontiers Institute, University of Colorado

7:30 p.m.   The Peggy Rockefeller Concerts
St. Petersburg Piano Quartet
 Thursday, September 14, 2017
10:00 a.m.   Other Tri-Institutional Events
Cancer Drug Discovery Using Fragment-based Methods and Structure-based Design

Stephen Fesik, Ph.D., professor, department of biochemistry and Orrin H. Ingram, II Chair in Cancer Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

2:00 p.m.   Thesis Presentations
The Role of Neuronal Pentraxin 1 in Pancreatic Cancer Progression

Yuehyi Gloria Wu, biomedical fellow, The Rockefeller University

 Friday, September 15, 2017
3:45 p.m.   Friday Lecture Series
Communication and Social Behavior in Ants

Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D., Stanley S. and Sydney R. Shuman Assistant Professor and head, Laboratory of Social Evolution and Behavior, The Rockefeller University

 Monday, September 18, 2017
4:30 p.m.   Other Tri-Institutional Events
Sequence-based Design of Precise Small Molecules Targeting RNA

Matthew Disney, Ph.D., professor, department of chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute

 Tuesday, September 19, 2017
4:00 p.m.   Center for Studies in Physics and Biology Seminars
Cellular Asymmetry in Aging and Proteostasis

Rong Li, Ph.D., Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins University

 Thursday, September 21, 2017
12:00 p.m.   Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Routine Single Particle cryoEM Sample and Grid Characterization by Tomography

Alex Nobel, Ph.D., staff scientist, New York Structural Biology Center

 Friday, September 22, 2017
3:45 p.m.   Friday Lecture Series
Taming the Coevolved Gut Bacterial Communities of Social Bees
The Fairfield Osborn Memorial Lecture

Nancy Moran, Ph.D., Leslie Surginer Endowed Professor, department of integrative biology, University of Texas at Austin

4:00 p.m.   Club Meetings
CFC Parents' Association All Parents Meeting and Mixer
 Monday, September 25, 2017
4:00 p.m.   Other Tri-Institutional Events
Translating the Precision Electrophile Signaling Code

Yimon Aye, Ph.D., Howard Milstein Assistant Professor, department of chemistry and chemical biology, Cornell University

 Tuesday, September 26, 2017
4:00 p.m.   Center for Studies in Physics and Biology Seminars
Zyxin Mediates Mechanochemical Feedback to Regulate Local Cell Elasticity

Patrick Oakes, Ph.D., assistant professor, University of Rochester

 Wednesday, September 27, 2017
4:30 p.m.   MSKCC President's Research Seminar
RNA Methylation in Gene Expression Regulation

Chuan He, Ph.D., John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor, department of chemistry, The University of Chicago; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

 Friday, September 29, 2017
10:00 a.m.   Other Lectures, Seminars, and Symposia
Flavour of Flavivirus by Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells

Marlene Dreux, Ph.D., Chargée de Recherche, CIRI in Lyon, France