Penn State Cancer Research Day

Date 10/20/18 9:30am to 3:30pm
Location Berg Auditorium, University Park Campus
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Faculty, undergraduates, medical students, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are invited to attend this day devoted to enhancing careers in cancer research!

Faculty are welcome to present a poster highlighting the lab's research and engage potential students. 

The day will include:

  • Networking with scientists conducting cancer research at both the UP and Hershey campuses.
  • Invited guest speakers

Dr. Gideon Bollag, a PSU chemistry alumnus, who developed the first targeted BRAF drug for melanoma.

Dr. Jonathan Wiest, Director of Education and Training for the National Cancer Institute.

  • Short oral presentations from current PSU trainees, including three from the College of Medicine, and three from the UP campus
  • Separate presentation by Dr. Wiest for faculty about NCI funding opportunities

Breakfast/ lunch and transportation to the UP campus will be provided.

Registration is required:;   

Deadline for registration is Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

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