Masonic Cancer Center

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Masonic Cancer Center Research Symposium

4th Annual Masonic Cancer Center Research Symposium

The Masonic Cancer Center Science Council announces its Fourth Annual Research Symposium October 16, 2013 in the Great Hall of Coffman Memorial Union from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SCHEDULE (Download a PDF of the symposium booklet)

10:30-11:00: State of Masonic Cancer Center: Douglas Yee, M.D., Director

11:00-12:00: Poster Session

12:00-1:00: Lunch

1:00-2:30: Poster Session

2:30-3:00: APOBEC3B mutagenesis in breast cancer: fundamental knowledge and clinical implications, Reuben Harris, Ph.D.

3:00-4:00: Keynote speaker: B.J. Kennedy Lecturer in Medical Oncology
Carl June, M.D., Richard W. Vague Professor in Immunotherapy, Smilow Center for Translational Research, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

"Engineering CARs for cancer: lessons from Detroit"

Poster Sessions (Note changed format):

Students, staff, postdocs and PIs are invited to participate and are encouraged to submit an abstract for the poster session. Our goal is to increase interaction during the poster sessions. To that end, this year the format will change. All posters should consist of 3 8.5 x 11 sheets - one with the hypothesis, one with data and the third with conclusions and/or future directions. This poster session style has been adopted by both the Immunology and MICaB programs with treat success. A PDF with an example of this is available for download here.

The symposium subcommittee will select the best abstract from each research program area for a special opportunity to have lunch with our keynote speaker.


The deadline for abstract submission is closed.

For more information call Sandi Sherman at 626-0671 or send an email to

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