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RESEARCH EDUCATION
AND TRAINING

Explore our Cancer Research Education and Training Resources.

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ABOUT CRTEC

Cancer Research, Training, and Education Coordination

Our mission is to improve the care of cancer patients by training the next generation of scientists and physicians. Our approach is to provide research training in all the major disciplines that relate to the biology and treatment of cancer at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels in the basic, translational, population, and clinical sciences.

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Speed Mentor Workshop

Opportunity for trainees and junior faculty to network and ask questions about career paths, scientific progress, and learning healthcare organizational culture

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Dong-Er Zhang, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Pathology
Dept. of Molecular Biology
University of California San Diego
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Nicholas Lopez-Galvez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Environmental Health
San Diego State University
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Dennis Trinidad, Ph.D.

Professor of Public Health
Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs
Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity Science
University of California San Diego

november 10

12-1pm on Zoom


upcoming dates

Nov 10

Dec 8

CT2 Lecture Series

Training the next generation of leaders in cancer drug and diagnostics development

Mondays 12PM - 1PM VIA ZOOM

11/7/22

Control of Pancreatic Cancer Malignancy and Patient Survival by Collagen Metabolism

Speaker: Michael Karin, Ph.D.

 

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11/14/22

A narrative from discovery to delivering care

Speaker: jonathan pachter, Ph.D.

 

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11/28/22

MRTX0902: A SOS1 inhibitor for therapeutic intervention of KRAS-driven cancers

Speaker: jacob haling, ph.d.

 

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Interested in learning more about mentorship, collaboration or training opportuniites?


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Community education

Community Educational talks

CRTEC provides cancer-related educational outreach to schools (K-12) and healthcare providers in our community.

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learn about our Clinical Trials

Moores Cancer Center offers many types of cancer-related clinical trials, testing novel drug treatments, surgical techniques, and more.

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Community outreach and engagement

Our goal at Moores Cancer Center is to improve the health of our community with cancer and prevention and awareness programs.

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Leadership

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quyen t. nguyen, m.d., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery and Pharmacology
Director, Fellowship Program

Otology-Neuroethology & Skull Base Surgery
Director, Facial Nerve Center
Associate Director, Training and Education
Co-Lead, CRTEC Program
Moores Cancer Center
Email: q1nguyen@ucsd.edu

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richard m. cripps, d.phil.

Professor of Biology
Fred Henry Professor of Life Sciences

San Diego State University
Co-Lead, CRTEC Program
Moores Cancer Center
Email: rcripps@sdsu.edu