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Chromatin and Gene Regulation in Childhood Cancers

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The Scientist Speaks Podcast - featuring Dr. Lukas Chavez

June 2024

The Scientist Article

The Scientist Speaks Podcast

Upcoming Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine Conference - 2024

May 1-2, 2024

Frontiers Hybrid Event held by the Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine

3 Posters, 1 talk presenters by members of the lab at AACR 2024 in San Diego!

April 5-10, 2024

AACR 2024
Lukas's Presentation Abstract
Owen's Abstract
Rishaan's Abstract

Talk by Dr. Chavez on Pediatric Brain Tumors with Rady Children's Institue for Genomic Medicine

February 2024

Pediatric Brain Tumors Talk with Rady

Eight Research Projects Receive Funding from NCI’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative

December 2023

Congrats to Lukas for receiving this grant!

CCDI Grants Provided to Eight Research Projects

New Publication

November 2023

Congrats to Owen for publishing in Nature Genetics!

Circular extrachromosomal DNA promotes tumor heterogeneity in high-risk medulloblastoma (Chapman et al., Nature Genetics 2023)

New Members

September-November 2023

Welcome to Jon Larson, Charles Handley, and Rishaan Kenkre who have all recently joined the lab!

New Grant

September 2023

Congrats to Lukas for receiving $3.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to study ecDNA in pediatric brain tumors!

ecDNA in Pediatric Brain Tumors Grant Press Release

Sanford Burnham Prebys researchers awarded Curebound grants

June 2023

Congrats to Lukas for receiving the Curebound Grant!

Curebound Grant Blog

St. Baldrick’s Foundation Shave-A-Thon at Nason’s Beer Hall, San Diego

March 7, 2023

CBS8 News San Diego interview with Dr. Lukas Chavez and Hannah and Gaylene Meeson

September 2022
News Interview