Charbonneau Public Lectures

Watch exciting and informative talks by some of Calgary’s top cancer researchers and learn about trends in cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment and precision oncology, new developments in immune based cancer therapies, including immunotherapy for sarcoma, and psychosocial issues facing patients with cancer and their families.

Upcoming Public Lectures



DNA and Cancer: From Discovery to Precision Treatment, with a special focus on lung cancer

June 10, 2020

Featuring talks by:

Dr. Jennifer Chan, Deputy Director of the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

Dr. Aaron Goodarzi, Associate Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Biology

Dr. Gwyn Bebb, Professor, Department of Oncology

Cancer 101: Causes to Cures

May 31, 2019

Featuring talks by:

Dr. Jennifer Chan, Deputy Director of the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

Dr. Darren Brenner, a Research Scientist specializing in cancer risk prediction

Dr. Paola Neri, Scientific Director of the Precision Oncology Hub at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Dr. Douglas Mahoney, a Research Scientist with expertise in cancer immunotherapy


Cancer in Young People

October 4, 2019

Featuring talks by:

Dr. Jennifer Chan, Deputy Director of the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

Dr. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia, a Research Scientist specializing in cancer prevention in young people

Dr. Michael Monument, a Research Scientist and Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in sarcoma

Dr. Fiona Schulte, a Research Scientist and Clinical Psychologist specializing in pediatric cancer