Training the next generation of cancer researchers

Poster Abstracts

Congratulations on being selected to attend the 2018 Cancer Biology Annual Retreat! All attending Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students are required to present a poster.

Cash prizes will be awarded for the top Graduate Student poster and the top Postdoc poster as judged by faculty attendees.

Abstract portal opens September 4 with submissions due by October 15.

All Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students will present posters at the informal Poster and Wine Bar event on the Monday evening. This session will be juried, with top Postdoctoral Fellow and Graduate Student posters receiving a cash prize. Awards will be announced on the Tuesday morning. Your abstract title, along with your contact information, will be included on a list of abstracts which will be distributed to all Retreat attendees.

Poster content can include any recent work. Although there are no specific restrictions on presentation style, conventional poster layout should be followed. The presentation should be both logically organized and easily viewed from 3’-5′ away. Poster display boards will be approximately 3’ wide by 4’ tall.

The Poster Committee will evaluate the scientific quality of the submitted abstracts and presented posters on the basis of the following criteria:  novelty of the research, significance of the findings and clarity of presentation.  2018_CABTRAC.poster..scoresheet

Please consider the following when submitting abstracts:

– Abstracts must be submitted as a PDF file with the name format:  “YourLast Name_2018.pdf”
– The abstract text body length should not exceed 250 words.


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