Stanford Cancer Institute’s recurring seminar series Breakthroughs in Cancer, is one of the highest-profile seminar series for translational and clinical scientists in oncology.  

The series highlights innovations in cancer research across the spectrum of basic, translational, clinical, and population science. Speakers include national thought leaders and dynamic presenters representing a broad range of disciplines across the spectrum of cancer science. The audience for this seminar series includes Stanford University and Stanford Medicine faculty, trainees, staff, and anyone interested in basic, translational, clinical, and population-based cancer research.

Seminars are held on the second Tuesday of the month in-person and via Zoom from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Munzer Auditorium in the Beckman Building, followed by an in-person reception.

Upcoming Seminars

  • Breakthroughs in Cancer: Iannis Aifantis, PhD

    Stanford Cancer Institute Seminar Series
    calendar September 10, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    3D chromosomal architecture in acute leukemia: impact on disease progression and drug response

    Iannis Aifantis, PhD
    New York University

    location

    Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center
    279 Campus Drive West
    In-person and on Zoom


  • Breakthroughs in Cancer: Lorenzo Nardo, MD, PhD

    Stanford Cancer Institute Seminar Series
    calendar October 8, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Lorenzo Nardo, MD, PhD
    UC Davis Health

    location

    Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center
    279 Campus Drive West
    In-person and on Zoom


  • Breakthroughs in Cancer: Cornelia Ulrich, PhD, MS

    Stanford Cancer Institute Seminar Series
    calendar November 12, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    A story of tackling cancer prognosis and survivorship: obesity, omics, and oncology trials

    Cornelia Ulrich, PhD, MS
    Huntsman Cancer Institute

    location

    Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center
    279 Campus Drive West
    In-person and on Zoom


Munzer map

Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Center
279 Campus Drive West
Room B060, Ground Floor
Stanford, CA 94305

For questions contact:
Athena Serapio