Distinguished Lecture Series

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is pleased to announce the establishment of a Distinguished Lecture Series, sponsored by Cancer Center Director, Dr. Candace Johnson.

Representatives from all research departments and divisions (clinical and basic) have identified top-level speakers known for their groundbreaking research in each of their fields, including many who are Directors of Cancer Centers in their own right. In addition to their giving a 50-minute lecture on their research aimed at audiences that include students, medical fellows, basic and clinical researchers, invited distinguished speakers will meet with students, fellows, and faculty members to learn about and discuss the exciting ongoing research projects at Roswell Park.

All upcoming lectures will be hosted at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center 
Gaylord Cary Conference Room, Research Studies Center
665 Elm Street (at the corner of Carlton & Elm Streets)
Buffalo, NY, 14263.

For additional details, please contact Amy Troutman at 716-845-3851 or Amy.Troutman@RoswellPark.org

Upcoming Lectures:

Ralph DeBerardinis, MD, UT Southwestern, Distinguished Lecture Series 2023
Professor of Oncology
Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern
Dallas, Texas

Thursday, December 14, 2023, 3:00 p.m.

Hosted by: Subhamoy Dasgupta, PhD,
Associate Professor of Oncology, Cell Stress Biology
Department of Cell Stress Biology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Deirdre Lawrence Kittner, PhD, MPH
Director, Office on Smoking and Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
Office of the Deputy Director for Non-Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Thursday, May 2, 2024, 3:00 p.m.

Hosted by: 

Andrew Hyland, PhD
Professor of Oncology
Chair, Department of Health Behavior
Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Maansi Bansal-Travers, PhD
Associate Professor of Oncology
Department of Health Behavior
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

David Scheinberg, Memorial Sloan Kettering
Vincent Astor Chair and Chairman, Center for Experimental Therapeutics
Deputy Director, Sloan Kettering Institute, for Therapeutic Discovery
Attending, Leukemia Service, Memorial Hospital
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Thursday, June 6, 2024, 3:00 p.m.

Hosted by: Renier Brentjens, MD, PhD,
Deputy Director
Chair, Department of Medicine
Department of Immunology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center