The Cancer Research Career Enhancement Core at the HICCC works to connect those interested in careers in cancer research. There are a wide range of educational opportunities across Columbia University and Columbia University Irving Medical Center for every career stage.

Training and Education Resources for All Cancer Researchers

Distinguished Speakers Series

This long-standing series features leading cancer researchers from the world-over. Invited speakers spend one and a half days on campus, where they meet with faculty and with predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows. These visits include an informal lunch, at which guest speakers discuss career development with trainees.

Interdisciplinary Research Series

This new series pairs, from among our Members, a basic scientist and clinical investigator whose collaborative translational efforts drive new clinical trials.

Research-in-Progress Series

This new series showcases two recently appointed Cancer Center Members or Associate Members. These seminars serve to inform a wide community of researchers and interested listeners about the work of our new members.

Professional Enrichment Series

This new series is purposed to provide career development information and activities to our trainees and other investigators. Speakers are drawn from Offices throughout the Medical Center and beyond, who engage their audience in a didactic experience.