Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Shaomeng Wang and Ju-Yun Li Lecture - Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Kahn Auditorium, BSRB

“Genetic Approaches to Cancer Therapy”

Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS

President, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Senior Vice President for Cancer Services, UCSF Health
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine
E. Dixon Heise Distinguished Professor in Oncology

Alan was a key contributor to the identification of the BRCA2 breast cancer susceptibility gene and later discovered how to kill BRCA and related tumor cells. (see