Training Program in Translational Research

6th Annual TPTR Retreat

T32 Training Program in Translational Research

May 24th, 2023

1:30 pm - 5 pm  /  Kahn Auditorium, BSRB building

Elenitoba-Johnson-Kojo.jpgIt is our pleasure to welcome our keynote speaker, Dr. Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson, MD, Professor at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School, and Member of the Human Oncology Pathogenesis Program at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Elenitoba-Johnson is also the Inaugural Chairman Attending, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the James Ewing Alumni Chair of Pathology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY.

Dr. Elenitoba-Johnson earned his MBBS degree from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos and Lagos Teaching Hospital. He completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Brown University and a Fellowship in Hematopathology at the National Cancer Institute – National Institutes of Health. He is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; Hematology and Molecular Genetic Pathology. In addition to his administrative duties serving as James Ewing Alumni Chair of Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, he is a member of their Diagnostic Molecular Pathology Service, which frequently utilizes next-generation sequencing and techniques that interrogate structural alterations that drive the growth and development of lymphoma and disease progression. His research is devoted to understanding the molecular events that underlie the pathogenesis of lymphoma and identifying specific biomarkers and therapeutic targets specific to lymphoma subtypes.

Keynote Lecture:
"Lost in Ubiquitylation, Found by Mass Spectrometry: Novel Mechanisms in Proteolytic Lymphomagenesis"


Detailed Schedule


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