Jeffrey M. Trent Lectureship in Cancer Research

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


The Jeffrey M. Trent Lectureship in Cancer Research

Jeffrey M. Trent was the National Human Genome Research Institute's (NHGRI) founding Scientific Director, serving in this role for more than nine years. His leadership and vision was instrumental in establishing NHGRI's Division of Intramural Research as one of the premier research programs in the world devoted to genetics and genomics.

In recognition of his significant contributions to the research environment at NIH, NHGRI established the annual Jeffrey M. Trent Lectureship in Cancer Research in 2003. This lecture is given by a prominent cancer researcher who brings the kind of energy, creativity and enthusiasm to cancer research that Dr. Trent has exemplified throughout his career.

2012 Lecture
Past Lectures

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Last Updated: February 6, 2012