Training the next generation of cancer researchers

2012 Cancer Biology Chair & Director’s Retreat

Friday-Saturday-Sunday        November 9-11       La Jolla, California





Presentations available for download:


Guest speakers:

Ron M. Evans, PhD – Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Richard A. Heyman, PhD – Aragon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

William R. Brody, MD, PhD – Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Rod Ulane, PhD – National Institutes of Health

Gina Kirchweger, PhD – Stowers Institute for Medical Research

James Fitzpatrick, PhD – The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Trey Ideker, PhD – University of California, San Diego

Anh-Chi Le, PhD – Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Topics and Workshops:

Administrative guidelines for NCI-T32s and Peer Review of T32 Applications

Mentoring, including Minority Mentoring

BioPhotonics and Cancer

Computational Biology for the Cancer Biologist

Hosting a Postdoc Bootcamp for Graduate Students

Postdoctoral Training Curriculum

Medical Education – Cancer Graduate Education Integration

Cancer Training in Medical School Curriculum

Both graduate students and postdoctoral fellows joined their faculty sponsors. Additionally there was a call for abstracts with the top posters awarded recognition and cash prizes.


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