Past Event

IICD Seminar Series: Christina Curtis, Stanford University

February 14, 2024
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hybrid Event Fairchild 700

The Herbert and Florence Irving Institute for Cancer Dynamics will continue its seminar series on the topic of mathematical sciences underpinning cancer research during the 2022-2023 academic year. The monthly seminars take place on the second Wednesday of the month, 2:00-3:00 PM EST. The presentations are open to the Columbia community (in person and online) and to researchers outside Columbia (via Zoom).

On Wednesday, February 14th (2:00 PM ET), IICD welcomes Christina Curtis, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Genetics, and Biomedical Data Science and Director of AI and Cancer Genomics, Stanford University. Seminar hosted by Simon Tavaré, FRS. The seminar will take place in person in Fairchild 700 (Morningside Heights campus). If you wish to attend the seminar remotely, please register using the following link:

Title: Genomic, Host and Microenvironmental Determinants of Cancer Progression

Abstract: TBA

Bio: Christina Curtis is a Professor of Medicine, Genetics, and Biomedical Data Science and Director of AI and Cancer Genomics at Stanford University. Her research has led to new paradigms in understanding how human tumors evolve and metastasize and has redefined the molecular map of breast cancer. Dr. Curtis has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the NIH Director's Pioneer Award and the AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Basic Science. She is a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, a Susan G. Komen Scholar, and a Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator. Dr. Curtis serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals, including Science and Cancer Discovery, as an advisor to biotech, and on the AACR Board of Directors.


If you would like to meet one-on-one (possibility via zoom) or attend the lunch or dinner with the speaker, please contact the event organizer.



Contact Information

Lorenza Favrot