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[Virtual] Distinguished Lectures in Cancer Research Series: Human-specific Evolutionary Mechanisms for Carcinoma Progression

Scientific Seminar
Tuesday, May 9, 2023

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 (2022) included Ze’ev Ronai, Ph.D., W. Lee Kraus, Ph.D., Francisco J. Quintana, Ph.D., Sharon Savage, M.D., Robert K. Bradley, Ph.D., and Filippo G. Giancotti, M.D., Ph.D., among others.

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

  • Ajit Varki, Ph.D. 
    University of California San Diego School of Medicine
    Human-specific Evolutionary Mechanisms for Carcinoma Progression
    Faculty Host: Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen