Community Forum

The science behind: Cancer and Coronavirus

The threat of COVID-19 to cancer mortality
masked doctor with global virus graphic

Date and time

November 12, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Zoom - Registration details to come

Join us on Zoom for talks and virtual guided tours inside our labs to see how researchers are responding to the special needsof cancer patients during the pandemic.

Scientists will be available to answer your questions.

2:00-3:00pm  Welcome & Talks
3:00-3:30pm  Virtual Lab Tours



Garth Powis, D.Phil.
Repurposed drugs for treating COVID-19
Dr. Sumit Chanda & Dr. Laura Martin-Sancho

Chanda Lab

Sumit Chanda, Ph.D.

Sumit Chanda, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, Immunity and Pathogenesis Program

Dr. Laura Martin-Sancho
Postdoctoral Associate

Mini lungs for testing COVID-19 drugs
Dr. Evan Snyder & Dr. Sandra Leibel

Snyder Lab

Evan Snyder, M.D., Ph.D.

Evan Snyder, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Human Genetics Program
Director, Center for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Sandra Leibel
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego, Neonatologist, Rady Children's Hospital
Visiting Researcher, Snyder Lab

COVID-19 and the immune system
Dr. Linda Bradley & Dr. Jennifer Hope

Bradley Lab

Linda Bradley, Ph.D.

Linda Bradley, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Immunology Program

Dr. Jenna Hope
Postdoctoral Fellow, NSRA