Masonic Cancer Center Research Symposium

Huntington Bank Stadium, Benton County Entrance
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The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota is hosting its 11th Annual Cancer Research Symposium on October 30, 2023. This symposium is for Masonic Cancer Center faculty, staff, trainees, and students to celebrate research accomplishments and to develop new ideas and collaborations.

Pre-registration is now closed. We welcome you to register in person on October 30, 2023.

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Questions? Contact the event organizers at or 612-624-7552.

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Symposium Agenda

Learn more about our speakers

View the full agenda

Take your professional headshot with our photographer available throughout the day.

Abstract Competition and Poster Session

Abstract submissions are now closed.

Poster Guidelines

A title page with presenter, mentor, and research program listed, as well as a keywords page with authors and a link to the electronic abstract will be provided by the Masonic Cancer Center at your poster site.

In addition to these two provided sheets, you should use up to four 8 ½ x 11 pages to create your poster. We recommend using an easily readable font size and landscape orientation. Suggested information layout is to have a Hypothesis and Approach page, two Data pages, and one Conclusions and Next Steps page.

You will need to print your four pages and bring them to the Symposium. The title page and key words page will be provided at your poster site. Detailed information regarding your poster location, set up timing, etc. will be emailed to you in October.

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Exhibitor & Sponsor Opportunities

The mission of the Masonic Cancer Center’s Annual Cancer Research Symposium is to engage our 500+ members including faculty, researchers, trainees, and students in celebration of research accomplishments and to create a motivational event to spur new ideas and collaborations towards developing new research.

Industry partners are crucial collaborators to scientific progress and are invited to participate as exhibitors. Your support will help us achieve our goals in building this robust event while sharing your products with attendees.

All spaces have been filled.

Please contact Lissa Martinez Huebner, Senior Event Coordinator, with any questions at or 612-624-7552.

Thank you to our exhibitors!

  • Daiichi-Sankyo
  • Eisai
  • Teleflex
  • Janssen
  • Pfizer
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bayer
  • Stemline
  • Beigene
  • Agios
  • Fresenius Kabi
  • Merck
  • Amgen
  • Astellas
  • Azure
  • Bristol Meyers Squibb
  • Regeneron
  • EMD Serono
  • Novartis
  • MCC Community Outreach & Engagement (COE)
  • The Hormel Institute
  • Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN)
  • 10,000 Families Study
  • Cancer Research Translational Initiative (CRTI)
  • Genome Engineering Shared Resource
  • Proteogenomics Shared Resource