The Center for Cancer Research Fellows and Young Investigators (CCR-FYI) Association is excited to announce the keynote speakers for the 18th Annual CCR-FYI Colloquium “Working Together to Break Through the Barriers of Cancer Research”. This year the keynote speakers include Dr. Nikhil Wagle from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, and Dr. Sara Courtneidge from Oregon Health and Science University, as well as, the NCI’s own Dr. Michael Gottesman and Dr. Kandice Tanner from the CCR Laboratory of Cell Biology.
The colloquium will be held on Thursday, March 1st and Friday, March 2nd, 2018 at the NCI Shady Grove Campus in Rockville, MD. All NCI fellows (post-bacs, postdocs, graduate students, clinical research fellows, research fellows and volunteers) are encouraged to participate. Registration and abstract submission can be completed at https://ncifrederick.cancer.gov/events/CcrFellows2018/default.asp. Abstract submission will close on Thursday December 21st, 2017. Online registration will close on February 2nd, 2018.
The colloquium is a free venue for NCI CCR fellows from all labs, branches and research areas to present their work, participate in career development workshops, compete for travel awards, attend talks from leaders in science, and network with colleagues from all NCI campuses. We welcome ALL research topics encompassing clinical, pre-clinical, translational and basic research and encourage all CCR fellows to attend, present their work, and network in this safe environment.