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Distinguished Lectures in Cancer Research Series: Understanding the Role of Metabolism in Cancer

Scientific Seminar
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The Distinguished Lectures in Cancer Research series is the flagship seminar series of the Ellen and Ronald Caplan Cancer Center and features national and international leaders in basic and translational cancer research. Recent speakers (2020-2021) included Paul Mischel, Mark Yarchoan, Maria Blasco, Job Dekker, Nicholas Proudfoot, Moshe Oren, and Judith Varner, among others.

This seminar series is hosted in either Caplan or Grossman Auditorium on Tuesdays from 12:00 – 1:00pm and is targeted to graduate and undergraduate students, staff, faculty, and anyone interested in cancer research.

If interested in attending or if you have any questions, please email Deborah Johnson at

  • Matthew G. Vander Heiden, M.D., Ph.D.
    Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
    Understanding the Role of Metabolism in Cancer
    Faculty Host: Rugang Zhang, Ph.D.

The Wistar Institute
Caplan Auditorium
3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104