Training the next generation of cancer researchers

U Arizona, Tucson 2010

2010 Cancer Biology Chair & Director’s Retreat          

Friday-Saturday-Sunday        November 5 – 7       Hilton El Conquistador, Tucson, Arizona


2010 Agenda

2010 Attendees

Presentations available for download:



Student Summary – Ryan Cao

2010 MD Curriculum Report

2010 Diversity Report

Guest Speakers:

University of Arizona Cancer Center         David S. Alberts, M.D.

University of Maryland – Baltimore County        Earnestine Baker

Translational Genomics Research Institute       Jeffrey Trent, Ph.D.

Topics and Workshops:

Recruiting, Retaining, and Training Minority Cancer Biologists

Cancer Biology as Part of the Medical School Curriculum

NCI Training Grants Workshop: Tips on Getting and Keeping a NCI T32 Training Grant

Train the Trainer and other uses of the website

Career Options: How to organize a Career Symposium at your Institution

Implementation of CABTRAC Recommendations on Training Graduate Students in Cancer Biology and Integration of Systems Biology into the Curriculum

Cancer Systems Biology presentation by Reinhard Laubenbacher, Ph.D., Professor, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute: “Mathematics and Cancer Biology: Paths to Integration”

Translational Cancer Research presentation by Jeffrey Trent, Ph.D., President and Research Director, Translational Genomics Research Institute, and President and Research Director, Van Andel Research Institute: “Integrating Genetics, Genomics and Biology towards a more Personalized Medicine”

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