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Cancer Stem Cell Retreat


The 2017 Cancer Stem Cell retreat will be held June 16, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute (Room NE1-205), from 9:00 AM-6:00 PM. The goal of this upcoming retreat is to foster scientific discovery, facilitate local collaboration, bridge translational applications, and educate trainees. 

Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Room NE1-205
9620 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195

Driving Directions

CSC Retreat will feature:
  • Keynote presentation 
        Ronald J. Buckanovich, M.D., Ph.D.
         University of Michigan 
  • Industrial talks
  • Trainee presentations (selected from submitted abstracts)
  • Abstract awards
  • Networking lunch
  • Poster session and reception

Retreat Abstracts

We would like to invite attendees to submit abstracts for the retreat. Top abstracts will be selected for trainee talks. The top three submitted abstracts will be awarded a prize. Abstracts should be 300-500 characters (max).

Retreat-Abstract Guidelines

Submission Deadline

The deadline for submitting abstracts will be May 8, 2017. Please note, abstracts submitted past the deadline will not be considered for an abstract award and/or trainee talk.

Notification of Acceptance

Individuals will be notified by May 26, 2017 if their submission was approved for a poster presentation. 

Email your abstract submission to


There is no cost to attend this retreat. However, registration is required to access this event. To register, click here.

If you experience issues with registration, please email