Annual Scientific Retreat Call for Abstracts

The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is hosting its Annual Scientific Retreat July 21-22, 2022. July 21 will feature TED talks from prominent leaders from each of our partner institutions and an update from Cancer Center Director Stan Gerson, MD. July 22 will include a keynote presentation from Anna Giuliano, PhD, the founding director of the Center for Immunization and Infection Research in Cancer (CIIRC) at the Moffitt Cancer Center. 

The retreat is open to members of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. Students, post-docs, and fellows may only attend if they present a poster.

All students, postdocs and fellows conducting cancer research are invited to submit abstracts for a poster presentation on July 21 in the Tinkham Veale Ballroom. Cancer Center leadership will review abstracts based on the relationship to cancer, novelty, significance of findings and clarity.

Abstracts must be submitted by Sunday, June 12, 11:59pm via email to Please be sure to register for the retreat and sign up for Trainee Associate Membership.

Please contact Damian Junk ( with any questions.

Abstract Format

Download the Abstract Submission Form, with detailed guidelines on abstract formatting, here

Poster Session Format

  • The poster session will be held on July 21 in Tinkham Veale Ballroom. 
  • Monetary prizes will be awarded. $100 gift cards will be awarded to those who provide excellent poster presentations as determined by our Member judges. Multiple winners will be selected.
  • You must be present when Judges arrive at your poster to be considered for prizes.