JCCC Leaders in the Field Seminar featuring Dr. Sohrab Shah
Talk title TBA
- Date: November 18, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
- Location: Virtual event (registration required, see description)
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, California 90095
NOTE: This is event is being held virtually. Registration is required. Please visit this Zoom link to register and attend: cancer.ucla.edu/JCCCSeminarSeries.
Sohrab Shah, PhD
Chief of Computational Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Dr. Sohrab Shah's research focuses on developing and using computational methods to understand cancer evolution and treatment response. This encompasses advanced machine learning and Bayesian statistical methods to analyze and interpret large-scale datasets in cancer research. At MSK, Dr. Shah is building new and innovative capacity in computational methods across the spectrum of data-intensive research activity. This includes multimodal data integration such as genomics and imaging, high-resolution single-cell genomics, and transcriptomics. His translational focus lies in breast cancer and ovarian cancer, in which he has pioneered discovery of prognostic mutational signatures and has conducted large-scale studies of mutational landscapes and evolution of these cancers.
Sponsored by the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Epigenomics, RNA and Gene Regulation Program