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Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities

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Second Annual Jocelyn Spragg Symposium, Harvard Medical School

This year MBSH will be co-hosting the Second Annual Jocelyn Spragg Symposium on May 5th 2014 at the Harvard Medical School, together with Harvard Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (HGWISE). This event will feature a presentation by Dr Jill Bargonetti of Hunter College/SUNY graduate school, an afternoon career panel, and a reception. Please spread the word and help us to make this event a success! Below are the details:

Breakfast with Dr Jill Bargonetti

The first series of event is breakfast with our invited speaker at 8:30am. This event is limited to the first seven individuals to RSVP. Please email: ivaldez@fas.harvard.edu

Spragg lecture 

Speaker:Jill Bargonetti, PhD 

Professor of Biological Sciences, Hunter College and Chair of the Molecular Cellular & Development PhD program, CUNY Graduate School, New York

“MDM2 and Mutant p53 Signaling in Breast Cancer”

Time: 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM

WHERE: Cannon Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave, Longwood Medical Area

Career Panel

We will also have a great line of speakers for our career panel in the afternoon followed by a reception. Many are past MBSH or Harvard alumni with a very impressive and interesting career journey. We hope that many students and postdocs will make use of this great opportunity.

TIME: 4:00PM

WHERE: Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) Room 209, Reception in the Joseph B. Martin (JBM) Lounge in Vanderbilt Hall