Upcoming symposium – Genomics based biomarker discovery in cancer

Foundry and Lux, South San Francisco, CA on November 19, 2018, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm PST

Dr. David Christiani
Talk Title: A Multi-Omics Approach for the study of Lung Adenocarcinoma

Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics Department of Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health



Dr. David’s major research interests are occupational, environmental and molecular epidemiology. He has been interested in studying the impact of exposures to various pollutants on health and the interactions between host factors (genetic and acquired susceptibility), and environmental exposures in producing acute and chronic diseases.

Dr. Prithwish Pal, PhD, MBA
Talk Title: Genomic Biomarkers for Immuno-therapy: Tumor Mutational Burden (TMB), and beyond

Sr. Market Development Manager, Oncology, Illumina, Inc.



Dr. Prithwish Pal has an unique blend of scientific acumen, business insights and commercial experience to drive development, and global marketing of innovative products and services. His technical and domain knowledge covers a range of fields within the life sciences and clinical spaces, including genomics, bioinformatics and molecular diagnostics.

Dr. Papia Chakraborty
Talk Title: TCR-based immunogenicity prediction and screening solutions for immunotherapy research

Sr. Scientist and Head of Immuno-oncology, MedGenome Inc.



Experienced biomedical researcher with 13 years of wet lab expertise in designing, execution and
managing various studies in the areas of immuno-oncology, cell-therapy and cancer-biology.

Dinner will be served


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