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SAVE THE DATE: First Annual Celebration of Young Investigators in Cancer Research

First Annual Celebration of Young Investigators in Cancer Research

May 15, 2013

Sponsored by Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and the
Epidemiology Department at the Harvard School of Public Health

Please save the date for this half-day symposium to highlight the young talent at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) who are producing important research in several areas of population science, including epidemiology, biostatistics, outcomes, diversity and survivorship. A primary aim of this symposium is to build opportunities for collaboration for junior investigators and provide a forum for new interactions and projects.

WHO IS INVITED: anyone who is involved with population science cancer research across the institutes at DF/HCC

WHERE: to be announced

WHEN: May 15 @ 1:30pm-6:30pm

WHAT: plenary speaker, short oral presentations, poster sessions, awards ceremony, and reception

PLENARY SPEAKER:   William Nelson, MD, PhD

               Cancer Center Director, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University

               Recognized leader in translation research for cancer

               1:30pm-2:30pm on May 15


         Only students, postdocs, instructors and clinical fellows may submit abstracts

         Please download the abstract submission form here and submit to David Havelick  (dhavelic@hsph.harvard.edu) by April 5, 2013.

         Abstracts should be 250 words or less.

A selection committee will choose some abstracts to be presented as a short oral presentation (TED-style talk) and/or a poster decisions will be announced by April 19.