Minorities in Cancer Research Town Meeting
Presented by Minorities in Cancer Research (MICR)
Monday, April 3, 2006
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Renaissance Washington Hotel, Grand Ballroom South
Judith S. Kaur, M.D.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
The MICR Town Meeting will provide an opportunity for the MICR Council to present its members, agenda, and programs to AACR members and Annual Meeting participants. This meeting will give participants a chance to share ideas, voice concerns, and express views on a variety of related topics.
MICR membership opportunities are available for AACR members who support the mission of MICR to prevent and cure cancer while meeting the professional needs and advancing the careers of minority scientists.
All Annual Meeting registrants are welcome.
MICR Council Officers
Judith S. Kaur, Chairperson, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
Carlos A. Casiano, Chairperson-Elect
Loma Linda Univ. School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
Beverly D. Lyn-Cook, Past Chairperson
FDA-NCTR, Jefferson, AR
Margaret Foti, American Association for Cancer Research, Philadelphia, PA
Francis Ali-Osman, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Durham, NC
Omar Bagasra, Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC
Jean G. Ford, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
George J. Hammons, Philander Smith College, Little Rock, AR
Patricia S. Lorenzo, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
Edna Mora, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
Coleman K. Obasaju, Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, IN
Eddie Reed, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Joseph D. Rosenblatt, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Felipe Samaniego, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Jessie A. Satia, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Duane T. Smoot, Howard University, Washington, DC
Sanya Springfield, Comprehensive Minority Biomedical Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD