Mitchell Lectures

Mitchell Lectures

Our first Mitchell Lecture took place in 2007 and is now held annually.  This prestigious Lecture honours the previous Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast, Senator George Mitchell, for his enormous contribution to the University and the wider community.

 

YearSpeakerInstitutionTitle
2016 Professor Charles Sawyers Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA. Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Cancer Drug Resistance
2015 Professor Lisa Coussens Oregon Health and Science University Inflammation and Cancer: Good Cells Behaving Badly
2014 Professor Sir Mike Stratton Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute The Genomes of Cancer Cells
2012 Dr Edison Liu Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine Systems Genomics in Cancer Medicine
2011 Dr Joan Brugge Harvard Medical School, Boston Modeling Cancer in Three-Dimensional Cultures and Mouse Models
2010 Professor Frank McCormick UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Centre Success and Failure on the RAS Pathway
2009 Bruce Chabner, M.D. MGH Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA From Belfast to Boston: Solving Difficult Problems. A Personal Approach
2008 Professor Sir Philip Cohen MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit, University of Dundee The interplay between ubiquitination and phosphorylation in regulating the innate immune system
2007 Professor Neal Rosen Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre, New York Feedback and Redundancy in Oncoprotein activated Signalling Pathways – Biologic and Therapeutic Implications