Deadline extended to submit posters for the June 6 MCW Cancer Center scientific retreat


April 07, 2014 College News - The MCW Cancer Center 2014 Scientific Retreat will focus on creating connections and partnerships that promote translational research. Cancer biologist Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD, is the keynote speaker for the event, which will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6, 2014, at American Serb Hall, 5101 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee.

The retreat is open to Cancer Center members, as well as all faculty, clinicians and staff from MCW, Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Blood Research Institute, the Zablocki VA Medical Center, and all MCW partners and affiliates. Participation from researchers, clinicians and community members from other institutions and organizations is welcome.

Registration is required for all participants.

The retreat will feature two poster sessions, and poster presenters will be selected from submitted abstracts. All submitted abstracts will be evaluated by Cancer Center leadership. The top three submissions will each be awarded a $500 travel grant. Winners will be notified prior to the retreat and announced at the beginning of the retreat.  To participate in the poster presentations, submit an abstract to Anne Quimby Mathias, The deadline to submit your abstract has been extended to Friday, April 25.

For more information, contact Anne Quimby Mathias at or (414) 805-8258, or visit the registration page. Information is also available on the Cancer Center 2014 Scientific Retreat flyer (PDF).

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