Dr. Rebecca Sinnott DeVaux, awarded $500,000 DOD grant

Dr. Rebecca Sinnott DeVaux of the Herschkowitz lab has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program to study why some ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)tumors become aggressive and why others don't. See story here


JoEllen Welsh, Ph.D., awarded $1.7M NIH-NCI grant

JoEllen Welsh, Ph.D., has been awarded a National Institutes of Health-National Cancer Institute (NIH-NCI) grant of up to $1,764,521 to conduct studies to examine the independent and interactive effects of vitamin D and three other natural products (4-methylumberellifone [4MU], sulfoquinovose [SQ] and glucosamine) on HA metabolism and CD44 signaling in TNBC mouse models in vitro and in vivo. Full announcement


Hogarty Family Foundation Lecture Series

The Hogarty Family Foundation Lecture is presented once a year and is open to the public at no charge. This lecture series features speakers talking on a wide range of topics with a general theme related to cancer. For more information on a recent or upcoming lecture, click here.


Breast Cancer Summer Research Program

This seminar program is designed for high school and undergraduate summer students working in the research laboratories in the Cancer Research Center. The talks are designed to inform the audience about the current state of the breast cancer reseacrh in lay langauage.
Additional information and schedule


Seminar Series

The Cancer Center Seminar Series meets on Mondays at 11AM in the Gen*NY*Sis Center Auditorium on the 1st floor of the Cancer Center. The series features local, national and international speakers talking on a wide range of topics with a general cancer theme. Students and Postdoctoral Fellows have the opportunity to meet with the speakers over lunch or dinner each during their visit. Refreshments are provided.
New schedule coming up in the Fall of 2015.


Journal Club

The Cancer Center Journal Club is organized meets on Tuesdays at 3:00 PM in the Massry Conference Center on the 1st floor of the Cancer Research Center. Each week a student, Postdoc or Faculty member presents a paper of interest to the group. The goal of the journal club is to create an open venue for friendly but lively scientific discussion.
New schedule coming up in the Fall of 2015.


Friday Student Talks

These informal student, post-doctoral, and faculty talks are used to discuss on going research projects and provide a social setting to talk about science. After the seminar food and beverages are provided to promote networking between attendees.


From the archives...

February 10, 2011

New Medical Research Careers Fueled at Cancer Research Center

The University at Albany Cancer Research Center announced today that two doctoral students in Biomedical Sciences at the School of Public Health have won three-year fellowships to support their investigations into breast cancer. Read more

January 26, 2008

Empire Innovation Professor JoEllen Welsh Welcomed to the UAlbany Cancer Center

Dr. JoEllen Welsh has recently joined the Gen*NY*Sis Center for Excellence as a prestigious Empire Innovations Professor. Read more

January 25, 2008

Dr. Martin Tenniswood Appointed Empire Innovation Professor at UAlbany Cancer Center

RENSSELAER, N.Y. (January 25, 2008) - Dr. Martin Tenniswood has recently joined the Gen*NY*Sis Center for Excellence as a prestigious Empire Innovations Professor. Read more

October 23, 2007

UAlbany Dedicates Massry Conference Center at Gen*NY*Sis Center for Excellence in Cancer Genomics

ALBANY, N.Y. (October 23, 2007) -- The University at Albany, aided by Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno, today unveiled the Massry Conference Center at the Gen*NY*Sis Center for Excellence in Cancer Genomics. Read more

October 18, 2005

UAlbany Opens New Cancer Research Center

University at Albany President Kermit L. Hall, joined by New York State Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno, officially opened the doors to the University's new Gen*NY*Sis Center for Excellence in Cancer Genomics and unveiled its Wall of Memory and Hope. Read more

September 19, 2003

UAlbany's Gen*NY*Sis Center for Excellence in Cancer Genomics Appoints Three New Scientists to Lead Cutting-edge Research Efforts

New Faculty Augment Center?s Capabilities in Cancer Genomics, Systems Biology and Disease Regulation. Read more