Postgraduate Cancer Research Symposium

The 5th Annual Postgraduate Cancer Research Symposium provides postgraduate students the opportunity to present their research to other students and academics from all disciplines across the University. It is an excellent opportunity to see the wide range of research being carried out and to network with fellow students.

DATE AND TIME

9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday, 29 November 2013

VENUE AND LOCATION

New Law Lecture Theatres 024 & 026
The University of Sydney (Camperdown campus)

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PROGRAM

The program will be divided into two concurrent streams and oral presentations will be given by students in one of the following sessions:

  • Prostate cancers
  • Cancer control, care & quality of life
  • Breast cancers
  • Drug targets & prognostic markers
  • Skin & lung cancers
  • Cell biology


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REGISTRATION

Registration has closed.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND SELECTION (CLOSED)

There was a tremendous response from the student research community and the Symposium Organising Committee would like to thank all researchers who submitted an abstract for consideration for the program. Students will be notified of the outcome of their abstract submission in early October 2013.

Abstract submission closed on 6 September 2013.

THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY CANCER RESEARCH NETWORK STUDENT AWARDS (VALUED AT $200 EACH)

Congratulations to the winners of the most outstanding student presentation in each of the following session:

  • Prostate cancers - Dadar Ahmadi-Pirshahid
  • Cancer control, care & quality of life - Sivixay Thammalangsy
  • Breast cancers - Jolyn Hersch and Monira Hoque
  • Drug targets & prognostic markers - Adrian Tong and Matti Gild
  • Skin & lung cancers - Sean Pollock
  • Cell biology - Angelica Merlot


The prize money will be used for the recipient’s continued cancer research or to fund travel to a cancer-related conference.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • 20 May 2013: Abstract submission & registration opens
  • 6 September 2013: Abstract submission closes
  • Early October 2013: Notification of abstract acceptance
  • 22 November 2013: Registration closes
  • 29 November 2013: Symposium

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Krystal Lester (Chair - Camperdown, Science)
Kalinda Griffiths (Camperdown, Medicine)
Christina Lui (Westmead, Medicine)
Indhu Subramanian (Northern, Medicine)
Gayathri St George (Westmead, Medicine)
Adam Walczak (Camperdown, Science)
Belinda Wright (Camperdown, Veterinary Sciences)
Jasmine Yee (Cumberland, Health Sciences)
Merilyn Heuschkel (Cancer Research Network)

CONTACT US

Merilyn Heuschkel
Cancer Research Network
Email:
Phone: 02 9114 1943