UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center 18th Annual Research Retreat
UAB COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER
18th ANNUAL RESEARCH RETREAT
The Comprehensive Cancer Center Annual Research Retreat is an opportunity to stimulate interdisciplinary research collaboration and development among cancer researchers. This event is free and open to faculty, trainees and staff engaged in cancer research.
Malcolm K. Brenner, M.D., Ph.D.
Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital
Madhav V. Dhodapkar, MBBS
Arthur H. Bunker and Isabel Bunker Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine
Clinical Research Program Leader, Hematology Program
Yale Cancer Center
Leisha Emens, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Kole T. Roybal, Ph.D.
Jane Coffin Childs Fund Postdoctoral Fellow
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Department of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology
University of California, San Francisco
- Presentations by experts in Immunotherapeutics
- Annual poster competition and awards
- Cancer research poster displays (non-competitive)
- Shared Facility displays
The Comprehensive Cancer Center recognizes junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows, resident trainees, and graduate students for their scientific creativity in cancer research, cancer prevention and control research, and cancer biostatistics/bioinformatics research. Eligible participants may submit an abstract of their original cancer research for presentation as a poster to compete for first, second, and third place cash awards. Posters entered in the competition are evaluated and scored by a panel of judges during Poster Sessions on meeting day. Awards are presented at the end of the meeting.
Open Category (non-competitive). Posters submitted to the Open Category are included in the meeting abstract book. However, Open Category participants do not participate in the competition and are not eligible for an award at this time.
Albert F. LoBuglio Distinguished Faculty Award. This award is presented to the faculty member who has made the most outstanding contribution to the research mission of the Comprehensive Cancer Center.
SHARED FACILITY EXHIBITS
The Comprehensive Cancer Center Shared Facilities provide state-of-the-art instrumentation and a variety of services to cancer researchers. Our experienced personnel will be available for consultation and to answer questions about usage. Shared Facility exhibits are located adjacent to the Poster displays.
For more information, please visit the Comprehensive Cancer Center website: