Annual Scientific Retreat Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission deadline: Friday, July 5, 2019 by 5pm

The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is hosting its Annual Scientific Retreat July 25-26, 2019. July 25 will feature poster judging from 2:30-4:30 pm in the Tinkham Veale Ballroom followed by the Year of Accomplishments address from Dr. Gerson, three TED-style talks and a networking reception until 7:30 pm.

All students, postdocs and fellows conducting cancer research are invited to submit abstracts. Cancer Center leadership will review abstracts based on the relationship to cancer, novelty, significance of findings and clarity.

Monetary prizes will be awarded.

Winners will be announced at the beginning of the general poster/networking session at 6:00 pm. Two outstanding abstracts will be selected for a 10-minute oral Trainee Platform Presentation on Friday, July 26 at Corporate College East from 8:40-9:00 am. Monetary prizes will be awarded for the Platform Presentations as well.

Abstracts must be submitted by Friday, July 5 at 5p via the online application. Please be sure to register for the retreat and sign up for Trainee Associate Membership.

There will be a special trainee session with the keynote speaker on Friday, July 26 from 12:15-1:40p.

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. Advance registration is required. Please contact Damian Junk at with any questions.

Submit an abstract