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MICR Professional Development Programming at the AACR Annual Meeting and Special Conferences

  • Professional Advancement Sessions: Minorities in Cancer Research-organized professional advancement sessions take place at AACR meetings and conferences and provide a forum in which students, postdocs, and junior faculty can discuss important career development issues and survival skills with senior established scientists.

  • AACR-MICR Distinguished Lectureship Series: This series brings together leading researchers who present the latest developments in cancer research to students and faculty at minority-serving institutions. These lectures are intended to inspire these young minority students and educators to pursue cancer research.

  • AACR-MICR MSI Faculty - Cancer Center Collaboratives: This program matches AACR Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar Awardees with excellent cancer scientist mentors who are based at National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Centers or Comprehensive Cancer Centers.

  • MICR Council Meet & Greet: Attendees of the AACR Annual Meeting and select Special Conferences are invited to meet informally with member of the MICR Council to network, chat, and discuss upcoming MICR initiatives.

  • MICR Networking and Resource Center: All MICR members and conference registrants interested in learning about MICR membership and activities are encouraged to visit the MICR Networking and Resource Center. The center will provide meeting attendees with a comfortable environment in which to network one-on-one and in small groups. Please visit the Networking and Resource Center for a quiet space, a snack, or to converse and exchange ideas with peers.