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Bioinformatics Training and Education Program

september, 2020

21sep3:00 pm4:00 pmBeyond TCGA: Genomics programs at the Center for Cancer Genomics

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BIO:
Jean Claude Zenklusen was born 1964 in Visp, Switzerland. He earned a Master in
Sciences (Biochemistry) from the University of Buenos Aires in 1990. He received his
PhD in Cancer Biology & Genetics from The University of Texas, Graduate School of
Biomedical Sciences, in 1995. In 1996, he took a post-doctoral position at the National
Genome Research Institute where, while participating in the Human Genome Project, he
cloned two novel Tumor Suppressor Genes. From 2003 until 2009, he was the Senior
Staff Scientist at the Neuro-Oncology Branch of the National Cancer Institute directing
the Glioma Molecular Diagnostic Initiative and its companion data portal, Rembrandt.
From 2009 until 2013, he served as the Scientific Program Director of the Office of
Cancer Genomics, where he oversaw a variety of large-scale projects. In August 2013 he
was named as Director of The Cancer Genome Atlas, the largest-scale cancer genomics
project to date

Time

(Monday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Online

Organizer

CDSLNCI CCR Cancer Data Science Lab

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