Find information about future and past events hosted by our grants program, including conferences, webinars, and meet-and-greets.
Listen to this webinar from American Cancer Society-funded researcher Traci Lyons, PhD, from the University of Colorado in Denver. She’s developing a biomarker to target a key gene in invasive breast cancer, which could lead to more effective treatments and better outcomes for breast cancer patients.
Introduction: Desiree Berenguer-Carton
Director, Integrated Regional Marketing
Traci Lyons, PhD (03:16)
Co-Chair, Peer Review Committee for Metastasis and Microenvironment
Listen to this webinar as Caroline Um, PhD — principal scientist on the American Cancer Society’s Population Science team — shares her work exploring how our microbiome relates to colorectal cancer. You’ll also hear from female boxer and cancer survivor, Bridgett Riley, about how your support helps make a difference.
Introduction: Tiffany Jones
Director, Top Performer & Survivor Engagement
Caroline Um, PhD, MSPH, RD (03:04)
Principal Scientist, Epidemiology Research
Could the next breakthrough in fighting breast cancer lie within our own immune system? Listen to this exclusive webinar with American Cancer Society research grantees from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond to learn the latest on the exciting research your support helps make possible.
Hwang Lab Tour:
Watch researchers make "breast cancer on a chip" models (2:47)
Bos Lab Tour: See devices scientists use to analyze genes of mice and more. (10:12)
Pricilla Hwang, PhD, Biomedical Engineering, 2-time ACS grantee and Paula Bos, PhD, Pathology, 4-time ACS Grantee. (16:20)
June 2022 Webinar
Introduction to BrightEdge
The American Cancer Society impact venture capital fund
Farnez Bakhski, PhD, ACS Director of Innovation
ACS Mission Boost Grantee Speakers
Darren Roblyer, PhD (45:43)
"Wearable Probe for Deep Tissue Imaging of Hemodynamics in Breast Tissue"
Joan Neuner, MD, MPH (1:16:26)
"Team-based Symptom Monitoring and Medication Management Intervention to Improve Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Adherence"
May 2022 Mini Symposium
What if a drug could target breast cancer with little harm to healthy cells or the patient? Listen to this exclusive, live webinar to learn the latest on the exciting research your support helps make possible.
Athanasia Panopoulos, PhD (5:16)
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
November 2021 Webinar
Does obesity put you at greater risk for cancer? Can it affect your body’s ability to fight a tumor?
Alison Ringel, PhD (4:16)
Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Marcia Haigis' Lab at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Cell Biology
May 2021 Webinar
Learn about genome integrity, studying the processes that sense damage to DNA and signal for it to be repaired so that bodies age in a healthy manner and prevent diseases, like cancer.
Matthew Bochman, PhD (5:05)
Webinar May 2020
Learn about engineering cancer-fighting proteins, studying the link between the immune system and tumors, and more. Hear why now is such an exciting time in cancer research.
Cancer & the Immune System (6:15)
Caitlin Castro, PhD, ACS Postdoctoral Fellow
Adams Lab, University of Chicago
Manipulating Metabolism to Fight Cancer (21:56)
John Blazeck, PhD
Blazeck Lab, Georgia Institute of Technology