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.

Upcoming Lectures:

M. Lia Palomba, MD
Medical Oncologist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2023

Hosted by: Renier Brentjens, MD, PhD,
Deputy Director
Chair, Department of Medicine
Department of Immunology

Jinghui Zhang, PhD
Chair, Department of Computational Biology
St. Jude Endowed Chair in Bioinformatics
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2023

Hosted by: Lei Wei, PhD,
Associate Professor of Oncology
Co-Director, Bioinformatics Core Resource
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Ralph DeBerardinis, MD, PhD
Professor of Oncology
Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern

Date: Thursday, December 14, 2023

Hosted by:  Subhamoy Dasgupta, PhD,
Associate Professor of Oncology, Cell Stress Biology
Department of Cell Stress Biology


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