Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lurie Cancer Center Professional Events

H Foundation Basic Science Symposium 2018

On Friday, Apr. 20, the Basic Science Programs of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University will host a one-day symposium on the topic of "Physics of Epigenetics in Cancer ". The agenda features world renowned leaders in the field of cancer and physical science. This program is made possible through the generous support of the H Foundation.

Register now for the Apr. 20 event

Event Details

Friday, April 20

Registration & Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Program: 8:30 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Lunch: 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Program: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Prentice Women's Hospital

250 E. Superior St., Chicago
3rd Floor, Conference Room L

Agenda (PDF) Register

Admission is complimentary but advance registration is required. Please note that space is limited.

Daily discounted parking is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (Parking C) at the corner of Erie Street and Fairbanks Court. The early-bird flat rate is $17 if you arrive between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. and depart by 7:30 p.m. (minimum of four hours). Discounted parking is not available at any other garage. No validation of tickets is needed from the conference staff or the hospital.

Keynote Speaker

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Xiaowei Zhuang, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
David B. Arnold Jr. Professor of Science
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University

Confirmed Speakers

Vadim Backman, PhD, Northwestern University

Gregory Bowman, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

Mark Ellisman, PhD, University of California San Diego

Mary Gehring, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Roger Kamm, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Aryee Martin, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kenneth Pienta, MD, Johns Hopkins University

Arjun Raj, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Chairs

backman_vadim.jpgVadim Backman, PhD
Co-leader, Cancer & Physical Sciences Research Program
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Walter Dill Scott Professor of Biomedical Engineering
McCormick School of Engineering
Northwestern University
Gayle WoloschakGayle Woloschak, PhD
Co-leader, Cancer & Physical Sciences Research Program
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Professor of Radiation Oncology and Radiology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Additional Information

For additional information about the event, please contact cancer@northwestern.edu.

See also the Cancer & Physical Sciences Research Program webpage.

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