POSTGRADUATE CANCER RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

The 6th Annual Postgraduate Cancer Research Symposium was held on 3 November 2014. The meeting gave postgraduate students the opportunity to present their research to other students and academics from all disciplines across the University. Thank you to everyone that presented and attended.

DATE AND TIME

9.30am - 4.00pm
Monday, 3 November 2014

VENUE AND LOCATION

New Law Building
Eastern Avenue
The University of Sydney (Camperdown campus)

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PROGRAM

The program featured work across the whole cancer research continuum – basic science, public health, clinical and psychosocial. It featured novel research from a range of cancer types. Sessions were grouped as follows:

  • Cell biology
  • Drug development
  • Targeted therapies
  • Cancer control, care and quality of life
  • Breast and prostate cancers
  • Treatment and applied cell biology


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CANCER RESEARCH NETWORK STUDENT AWARDS

The student awards were given to the most outstanding student presenter within each of program sessions. Congratulations to our winners:

  • Monica Brygula (Cell biology)
  • Michael Apps (Drug development)
  • Sally Yunsun Kim (Targeted therapies)
  • Patrick Lumbroso & Rebekah Laidsaar-Powell (Cancer control, care and quality of life)
  • Alison Ferguson & Aritrick Chatterjee (Breast and prostate cancers)
  • Anjali Gowripalan (Treatment and applied cell biology)


The recipients of these awards received $200 each (or $100 for co-winners). This prize money must be used for the recipient’s continued cancer research or to fund travel to a cancer-related conference.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Krystal Lester - Chair (Camperdown, Science)
Kalinda Griffiths (Camperdown, Medicine)
Sarah Frost (Westmead, Discipline of Paediatrics & Child Heath, Medicine)
Monira Hoque (Camperdown, Pharmacy)
Gaya St George (Westmead, Medicine)
Indhu Subramanian (Northern, Medicine)
Adam Walczak (Camperdown, Psycho-oncology)
Belinda Wright (Camperdown, Veterinary Science)
Jasmine Yee (Lidcombe, Health Sciences)
Merilyn Heuschkel (Cancer Research Network)

CONTACT US

Merilyn Heuschkel
Cancer Research Network
Email:
Phone: 02 8627 1532