American Association for Cancer Research

Undergraduate Student Caucus & Poster Session at Cancer Health Disparities

Thursday, September 30, 2010
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Loews Miami Beach Hotel
Miami, FL
Mentoring and networking
Undergraduate students from the Miami area participated in this session, which included:

  • --A keynote lecture;
  • --A panel discussion of graduate students and post doctoral researchers on a variety of topics including survival skills, transitioning to medical or graduate school, and career paths in cancer research;
  • --An opportunity for students to present their own research; and 
  • --A free networking lunch with mentors.

We were pleased to meet so many bright undergraduate students in Miami!  

Questions?

Please e-mail scienceeducation@aacr.org or call toll-free (866) 423-3965.

 

Session Program

9:30 am

10:00 am

Registration

10:00 am 

10:15 am

Welcome from Undergraduate Student Caucus Program Chair
Dr. Sean Kimbro, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

10:15 am

 

10:45 am

Keynote Lecture
Dr. Beverly Lyn-Cook, FDA-National Ctr. for Toxicological Res., Jefferson, AR

10:45 am

11:00 Am

Refreshment Break and Transition

11:00 am 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 pm

Panel Discussion

Moderator
Dr. Sean Kimbro, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

Panelists
Dr. Derrick D. Cox, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
Dr. Krista A. Zanetti, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD
Ms. Rachel L. Zenuk, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Mr. Eleby R. Washington, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN

12:00 pm

1:00 pm

Roundtable Discussions and Lunch

1:00 pm

1:20 pm

Poster Presentations 

1:20 pm

1:30 pm

Wrap-Up and Evaluation