Markey Research Seminars

The UK Markey Cancer Center sponsors the Markey Research Seminar, a weekly, continuing-education series, on Wednesdays from Noon–12:50 p.m. The seminars are held in the William R. Willard Medical Education Building in Room 263 (MN 263). Unless noted otherwise, the seminars are in-person with no virtual option.

University of Kentucky community members can sign up to receive notices of upcoming speakers and lecture titles by contacting Events Coordinator Sandi Shepherd and requesting to be added to the Markey Interest listserv.

Below is the current schedule for the upcoming Fall and Spring semesters. Empty dates will be added as confirmations are received. Please check back weekly for updates.


Date Presenter Organization
Jan. 17    
Jan. 24    
Jan. 31 Pat Gulhati Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Feb. 7 Hsin-Sheng Yang University of Kentucky
Feb. 14 Zhiguo Li University of Kentucky
Feb. 21 Robert Helsley University of Kentucky
Feb. 28 Bin Zheng Cedars-Sinai Cancer Institute
March 6 Yi Fan University of Pennsylvania, Radiation Oncology
March 13 UK Spring Break - No Seminar  
March 20 Paulo Rodriguez Moffitt Cancer Center, Immunology
March 27 Sarat Chandarlapaty Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
April 3 Amy S. Lee University of Southern California
April 10 AACR April 5-10 - No seminar  
April 17 HPV Cancer Consortium 2024 - No seminar  
April 24 Carmen Guerra University of Pennsylvania
May 1 Eyal Gottlieb University of Texas / MD Anderson
NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center - A Cancer Center Designated by the National Cancer Institute

Markey Cancer Center is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center – a distinction that recognizes our commitment to accelerating precision cancer research and care to patients. We are the first and only NCI-Comprehensive Cancer Center in Kentucky, and one of 57 in the nation.