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Note change to usual location: LG Seminar Rooms, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus

Dr Chanock is a leading expert in the discovery and characterisation of cancer susceptibility regions in the human genome. He has received numerous awards for his scientific contributions to our understanding of common inherited genetic variants associated with cancer risk and outcomes. Dr Chanock received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and completed clinical training at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston. From 2001-7, he was a tenured investigator in the Genomic Variation Section of the Pediatric Oncology Branch in the NCI Center for Cancer Research and also served as co-chair of NCI's Genetics, Genomics and Proteomics Faculty. In 2001, he was appointed as Chief of the Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory, and in 2007 as Chief of the Laboratory of Translational Genomics, both within DCEG. From 2012-3, he served as Acting Co-Director of the NCI Center for Cancer Genomics and was appointed Director of DCEG in 2013. Since 1995, Dr Chanock has served as the Medical Director for Camp Fantastic, a week-long recreational camp for paediatric cancer patients.

Forthcoming events

Infectious Disease Seminar Series:Pneumococcal competition by bacteriocins

Monday, 30 January 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI Seminar Room LG 0-1, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Infectious Disease Seminar Series: Hepatitis B diagnosis, prevention and treatment: laboratory approaches to the elimination agenda

Monday, 06 February 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI Seminar Room LG 0-1, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Richard Doll Seminar: Edgar Sydenstricker: Household Equivalence Scales and the Causes of Pellagra

Tuesday, 07 February 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Richard Doll Seminar - E-Freeze trial results

Tuesday, 14 February 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Infectious Disease Seminar Series: Informing on Neisseria gonorrhoeae treatment and management through pathogen genomics

Monday, 20 February 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI Seminar Room LG 0-1, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF