2015 UNC Lineberger Annual Scientific Retreat

Mark your calendars for the UNC Lineberger Annual Scientific Retreat, being held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 1:00 until 6:00 p.m. at the Carolina Club. This year’s program will feature an array of faculty presentations, presentations from the labs of CCBTP Trainees, and a State of the Cancer Center talk by our Director, Dr. Sharpless.

The Retreat program will conclude at 5 p.m., with a reception and poster session to follow. Cash prizes ($250 first prize; $150 second prize; $100 third prize) will be awarded for the best posters in each of three categories: Basic, Clinical/Translational, and Population Sciences. Only posters first-authored by students or fellows will be eligible for awards.  Posters presented at other meetings will be accepted.

Below is a list of speakers and their titles of their presentations.
Mauro Calabrese, PhD Functional anatomy of the long noncoding RNA
Gianpietro Dotti, MD Cancer immunotherapy with gene-modified T cells
Stacie Dusetzina, PhD Access to Cancer Therapies: The Role of Prices and Policies
Stephen Hursting, PhD Breaking the Obesity-Cancer Link: New Targets and Strategies
Teri L. Malo, PhD Physician Communication about HPV Vaccine: What Would Motivate Parents?
Robert Tarran, PhD Update on the effects of e-cigarettes on pulmonary epithelia
Justin Trogdon, PhD Multilevel Networks in Cancer Care
Amanda Van Swearingen, PhD Rational combination therapies with MEK inhibition are efficacious in intracranial triple negative breast cancer models
Matthew P. Walker, PhD FOXP family induced potentiation of WNT signaling
Jared Weiss, MD Checkpoint inhibitors in aerodigestive cancers: a clinician’s perspective on the path forward
Joshua Zeidner, MD Drug Development in AML: Going Beyond 7+3

For more information visit: https://unclineberger.org/events/seminars/2015-retreat

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