Lectures and Seminars

John. H. Blaffer Lecture Series
Each week from September through May, an internationally recognized scientist is invited to speak and present his or her latest results. Students have the opportunity to meet and interact with these distinguished scientists. Dr. Nicholas Navin is the chair and coordinator of the Blaffer Lecture Series. For further information, please contact Elva Lopez at eplopez@mdanderson.org.

Tuesdays, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Onstead Auditorium, Mitchell BSRB, Room S3.8012

Onstead Auditorium is accessible from the main MD Anderson building via the 3rd/4th floor Tan Zone skybridges and the front entrance to the Mitchel Basic Science and Research Building (BSRB) at 6767 Bertner, Houston, TX 77030.

Research Exchange Series
Each week from September through May, this series alternates faculty from across the Texas Medical Center (TMC) with senior trainees from the Department of Genetics to discuss their research. This series highlights the breadth and depth of science in the Texas Medical Center and provides an opportunity to establish collaborations across the numerous institutions in the TMC. It is also a forum for senior students and post-doctoral trainees to present their studies. Drs. George Eisenhoffer and Michael Galko will host this series. Lunch will be provided at 12:30 pm to allow time for discussion of the presentation. For further information, please contact Lisa Watson at LMWatson@mdanderson.org.

Wednesdays, 11:30 pm – 1:00 pm
14th Floor Conference Room, Mitchell BSRB, S14.8336