POSTGRADUATE CANCER RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

The 6th Annual Postgraduate Cancer Research Symposium gives postgraduate students the opportunity to present their research to other students and academics from all disciplines across the University. Come and see the wide range of research being carried out and network with fellow students and researchers.

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)

Download a map (reference F10)

PROGRAM

We are pleased to release the Postgraduate Cancer Research Symposium program.

Download program

The program features work across the whole cancer research continuum – basic science, public health, clinical and psychosocial. It will also present novel research from a range of cancer types. Sessions will be 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

REGISTRATION

Registration is FREE and open to all University of Sydney students and staff.

The Symposium is an exciting opportunity to hear first-hand about recent findings from our next generation of cancer researchers. It will be of interest to:

  • Postgraduate students
  • Undergraduate/Honours students
  • Academic staff
  • General staff
  • Supervisors


REGISTER FOR THE SYMPOSIUM

SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT

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. Abstract submission closed on 15 August 2014.

The abstracts are currently being reviewed and the final program will be available shortly.

Students will be notified the outcome of their submission in mid-September.

CANCER RESEARCH NETWORK STUDENT AWARDS

To be awarded to the most outstanding student presenter within each of program sessions.*

The recipients of these awards will receive $200 each. This prize money must be used for the recipient’s continued cancer research or to fund travel to a cancer-related conference.

The Awards Ceremony will take place at the conclusion of the meeting.

*The structure of these awards is subject to change pending the number and type of abstracts submitted.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • 5 May 2014: Abstract submission & registration opens
  • 15 August 2014: Abstract submission closes
  • Mid September 2014: Notification of abstract acceptance
  • 27 October 2014: Registration closes
  • 3 November 2014: Postgraduate Symposium

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