First Annual Celebration of Young Investigators in Cancer Research

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 1:30pm to 6:30pm

Simmons College, Linda Perensky Conference Center 300 The Fenway

This is a half‐day symposium to highlight the young talent at the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) who are producing important research in several areas of population science, including epidemiology, biostatistics, outcomes, diversity and survivorship. A primary aim of this symposium is to build opportunities for collaboration for junior investigators and provide a forum for new interactions and projects.

WHO IS INVITED: anyone who is involved with population science cancer research across the institutes

WHERE: Simmons College

WHEN: May 15 @ 1:30pm-­‐6:30pm

WHAT: plenary speaker, short oral presentations, poster sessions, awards ceremony, and reception

PLENARY SPEAKER: William Nelson, MD, PhD
Cancer Center Directory, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University; a recognized leader in translation research for cancer


• Only students, postdocs, instructors and clinical fellows may submit abstracts
• Please download the abstract submission form from the website and submit to David Havelick
( by April 5, 2013.
• Abstracts should be 250 words or less.
• A selection committee will choose some abstracts to be presented as a short oral presentation (TED-­‐style talk) and/or a poster – decisions will be announced by April 19.

Event Type

Population Science


Event Contact Name

Erica Feick

Event Contact Email

Event Contact Phone

(617) 632-5323

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