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Scientists working in basic, translational and clinical cancer research will present oral presentations and a poster session.

Dr. Judith Campisi of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology will present the symposium's keynote lecutre at 3:00 PM.

The poster presentation will be from 1:00 – 3:00 pm in the Flaum Atrium. All members of the University community are invited to present posters on basic or clinical cancer-related research.  “Cancer-related” may be interpreted in the broadest sense.

Poster themes for this year’s symposium are:

  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Blood Cancers/Blood/Tumor Microenvironment/Immunotherapy
  • Solid Tumor Biology and Therapy
  • Cancer Control/Epidemiology


Posters must be marked clearly as belonging to one of the four programmatic categories indicated on the poster registration form.

Poster set-up will be in the morning beginning at 8:30am in order to allow poster presenters to set up prior to the morning talks. 

Poster Prizes:

Poster Prizes for $100 each will be awarded to the best poster in each of the categories.  In addition, a single grand prize will be awarded to an individual out of the group of winners. This individual will receive an additional $500 as a stipend for attending and presenting at a national/international scientific conference.


Completed poster registration forms should be sent by email to Bridget Chartraw (  If you have any questions about submitting a poster or the symposium in general, please call Bridget at 273-5492.

The deadline for poster registration submission is October 31, 2018.

Participation in the entire symposium is strongly encouraged.

We look forward to seeing you on November 13!


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