Upcoming MICR Programs

MICR Professional Advancement Session: Designed for investigators at all levels, this session focuses on issues affecting career advancement and development. This session is free, but requires pre-registration. Registration for this session will open in August 2016.

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Ninth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities
The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Professional Development

  • 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.