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JCCC Special Seminar featuring Luis Carvajal-Carmona

Advancing precision cancer medicine in minority populations: gastric cancer as an example

  • Date: May 30, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location: BSRB Room 154
    Los Angeles, California 90095

Presented by
Luis Carvajal-Carmona, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Genome Center & Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine School of Medicine University of California, Davis, Director, Latino Cancer Health Equity Initiative & Co-Leader, Population Sciences and Health Disparities Program

Luis Carvajal-Carmona's research identifies loci associated with increased risk of common cancers in humans. His team hasinterests in functional genomics, genetic epidemiology and on how cancer somatic pathways vary across ethnic groups. His labl also applies a number of methods to identify cancer genes including genome-wide association studies, admixture mapping, linkage analysis and candidate gene approaches. His team is increasingly using next generation sequencing in our studies and are shifting our focus from common to rare variant studies in families and population isolates

Light lunch served

Sponsored by the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program

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