Upcoming Events Sponsored by the UCI Cancer Research Institute

Annual Meetings & Symposiums

2020 Palm Springs Symposium on HIV/AIDS March 6-8, 2020 Palm Springs, CA
2020 UCI Campus Wide Symposium On Basic Cancer Research May 1, 2020 University of California, Irvine
Anti-Cancer Challenge June 6, 2020 University of California, Irvine
Youth Science Fellowship Program – Year 2020 June 29 – August 7 University of California, Irvine
Twenty-Fifth West Coast Retrovirus Meeting October 3-5, 2019 Palm Springs, CA

Cancer Related Events

September 21st, 2019 (Anaheim Angel’s Stadium)   –   UC Irvine Health’s Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is proud to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night Walk to help support the research into blood cancer treatments that save lives.

Please sign up here to participate: 


October 27th, 2019 (Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr, Costa Mesa, CA) –   Join our Team: UC Irvine’s Cancer Researchers.

June 6th, 2020 (UC Irvine, Aldrich Park)    –   4th year of the Anti-Cancer Challenge. Join the UCI’s Cancer Research  Registration not open yet,

Cancer Talks

Dr. Young Jik Kwon
Friday, September 27, 12:00 pm Natural Sciences I, Rm 1114
Marcus Ernst Peter, Ph.D.
Tom D. Spies Professor of Cancer Metabolism
Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology) and Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
“Killing cancer cells with toxic siRNAs”
Bio Chem Dept.
Wed, October 2,
Hitachi Lecture Hall
Yvonne Y. Chen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics
University of California, Los Angeles
“Engineering Next-Generation T Cells for Cancer Therapy”
Bio Chem Dept.
Wed, October 30,
Hitachi Lecture Hall
Trey Ideker, Ph.D.


Department of Medicine

University of California, San Diego

“Interpreting the cancer genome through physical and functional models of the cancer cell”


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