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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

Ethox/WEH Seminar - Regulation of AI in healthcare: what should we expect?

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Ethox/WEH Seminar - Genomic secondary findings in inherited heart conditions: a recall by genotype study

Wednesday, 04 September 2019, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Oxford Open Doors

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 12.30pm to 4pm

The Nuffield Department of Population Health will be open to the public as part of this year's Open Doors event. Find out how medical researchers use big data to answer important questions about human health around the world.

Pharmaceutical policies in the long run: reflections on 60th anniversary of the Hinchliffe Report

Monday, 11 November 2019, 9.30am to 5pm @ Merton College, Merton Street Oxford, OX1 4JD

Designing and Running Streamlined Randomized Trials

Monday, 13 January 2020 to Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 9.30am - 5pm