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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

Richard Doll Seminar: Design and analysis of prevalence surveys in low-resource settings

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

WEH/Ethox Seminar: Negligence and abortion - doctors' duty of care challenges and potentials in light of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

HERC Seminar: Learning healthcare systems for cost-effective precision oncology.

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 12pm to 1pm @ Seminar room 0, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

The Global Response to the Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Outbreak

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 2.30pm to 4pm @ Seminar rooms, Big Data Institute

Richard Doll Seminar: The Risk of Everything – using linked electronic health records to develop and validate risk prediction tools for use in clinical care

Tuesday, 03 March 2020, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

WEH/Ethox Seminar: Building research capacity through North-South Partnerships: some ethical reflections and a social justice agenda

Wednesday, 04 March 2020, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF