2015 Lineberger Retreat Photos

The 2015 Lineberger retreat was a great success this year!  Students and fellows presenting the top posters in clinical/translational, basic science and population science research were recognized at the 2015 UNC Lineberger Annual Scientific Retreat on Tuesday.

The poster contest was held at the end of the scientific retreat, which also included research presentations by faculty and a State of the Cancer Center address by Norman E. Sharpless, MD, cancer director and the Wellcome Distinguished Professor in Cancer Research.

The contest was open to  students and fellows who were first authors of the studies they presented.

CCBTP Trainee Aleisha Smith with her award winning poster!

CCBTP Trainee Aleisha Smith with her award winning poster!

Aleisha won second prize in the Clinical/Translational Research category for her poster on “Characterization of novel human papillary and clear cell renal cell carcinoma GEM models.” She is a graduate student mentored by William Y. Kim, a UNC Lineberger member and an associate professor of medicine and genetics.

CCBTP Trainee discussing her research with Dr. Baldwin

CCBTP Trainee Marni Siegel discussing her research with Dr. Baldwin.  Marni is jointly mentored by Drs. Carey Anders and Charles Perou.

Richard Moffitt with his award winning poster!

Richard Moffitt with his award winning poster!

Richard A. Moffitt, a member of CCBTP preceptor Dr. Jen Jen Yeh’s Lab, won first prize in the Clinical/Translational Research category for his poster on “Virtual Microdissection of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Reveals Tumor and Stroma Subtypes.” Moffitt’s mentor was Jen Jen Yeh, MD, a UNC Lineberger member and an associate professor and the vice chair for research in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Surgery. She also has an appointment in the Pharmacology Department.

CCBTP Trainee John Runge with his poster

CCBTP Trainee John Runge with his poster, his preceptor is Dr. Terry Magnuson a Sarah Graham Kenan Professor, and Chair of the Department of Genetics and the Vice Dean for Research at UNC School of Medicine.

CCBTP trainee Christina Marvin with her poster.

CCBTP trainee Christina Marvin with her poster.  Christina’s preceptor is Dr. David Lawrence a Fred Eshelmann Distinguished Professor of Pharmacy.

Richard Moffitt from Dr. Yeh's Lab accepting a prize for his poster from Dr. Earp

Richard Moffitt, a member of CCBTP preceptor Dr. Jen Jen Yeh’s lab, accepting a prize for his poster from Dr. Earp

CCBTP Trainee Aleisha Smith accepting a prize for her poster from Dr. Earp

CCBTP Trainee Aleisha Smith accepting a prize for her poster from Dr. Earp

A full list of poster prize winners can be found here.

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