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IU Simon Cancer Center Research Day abstracts due April 15

Apr. 4, 2013

The IU Simon Cancer Center is currently accepting abstracts for posters to be presented at Cancer Research Day, which is Wednesday, May 22.

Students, fellows, and faculty conducting cancer research at IUPUI, IU-Bloomington, Purdue University, and the Harper Cancer Research Institute, a collaboration between the IU School of Medicine and the University of Notre Dame, are eligible to present at Cancer Research Day.

Abstracts should be submitted for one of the following research categories: 

  • Basic Science
  • Behavioral
  • Population Science/Epidemiology
  • Translational/Clinical Research

Abstracts will be divided and compared by the following groups within each research category:

  • clinical nurse
  • graduate student
  • medical student
  • post-doctoral/medical fellow
  • research technician
  • faculty (not eligible for cash award)

Cash awards will be given for best poster(s) in each research category, by group. A panel of judges will be assigned to review abstracts and posters by research category and group.  Individual laboratories may submit multiple abstracts; if space becomes limited, each laboratory will be asked to identify representative posters. Please submit abstracts to iuscccrd@iupui.edu by April 15.

Visit www.cancer.iu.edu/crd to download the abstract template.

Anil K. Sood, MD, professor and vice chair for translational research in the Departments of Gynecologic Oncology and Cancer Biology, co-director of the Center for RNAi and Non-Coding RNA, and director of the Blanton-Davis ovarian cancer research program at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, presents the keynote address at 1:30 p.m. He will present “Targeting Tumor Angiogenesis using RNA Interference.”

Cancer Research Day -- including the symposium, poster session, keynote address, and the awards ceremony -- all take place at the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd., Room CE 450 (Multi-Purpose Room).

IU Simon Cancer Center Cancer Research Day is an annual event that aims to increase understanding and awareness of IU Simon Cancer Center research endeavors and encourage collaboration with other cancer research institutions in Indiana.

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