CAMS Research Seminar
Human microbiota, diet and lifestyle factors, and risk of oro-digestive cancers.
Human body hosts thousands of microbiota, so called ‘human microbiome’. You will learn about how the microbiome influences on cancer development, and whether diet and lifestyle factors could modulate the microbiome.
Jiyoung Ahn, PhD , RD
Associate Director of Population Science, NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Population Health (Epidemiology), NYU School of Medicine
Jiyoung Ahn, PhD is Associate Professor of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine, and the Associate Director of Population Science at the NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center. Her research goal is to improve the understanding of the causes and progression of cancer in human populations. She has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed papers, including Gut, Nature Genetics, JNCI, and JAMA. Her work has been recognized by significant awards and honors, including NCI-Outstanding Research Paper Awards, the AACR-Women in Cancer Research Award, and a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Award.
A light dinner will be provided. Seating is limited to 25.
Dinner & Check-in: 6:30PM
Presentation Begins: 7:00PM
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