43rd Annual Postdoc Faculty Day

UNC Lineberger's Annual Postdoc-Faculty day will take place on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at the Carolina Club at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.

  • 43rd Annual Postdoc Faculty Day
  • 2018-09-25T08:30:00-04:00
  • 2018-09-25T17:00:00-04:00
  • UNC Lineberger's Annual Postdoc-Faculty day will take place on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at the Carolina Club at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.
When Sep 25, 2018 from 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM (EST / UTC-400)
Where The Carolina Club at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center
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Mark your calendars for the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Postdoc-Faculty Research Day, September 25, 2018.  All UNC SOM postdocs and graduate students are encouraged to submit an abstract for this event.

Top postdoctoral abstracts will be selected to give a talk. Additional postdoctoral abstracts and graduate student abstracts will be selected to showcase diverse research through a poster session.  Awards will be given for the best poster presentations. Postdoctoral Awards will be $200 for first place, $150 for second place and $100 for third place.  The best graduate student poster will be awarded $100.  In previous years the poster session has been a great success, stimulating scientific discussion among postdocs, faculty, and students.

Invited Speakers

Christin E. Burd, PhD

Dr. Burd is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Molecular Genetics and Cancer Biology and Genetics at The Ohio State University James Comprehensive Cancer Center. Her work probes the mechanistic connections between cancer and aging, with a focus on NRas-driven malignancies and the role of T-cell aging in immunotherapeutic outcomes.

Michael S. Kinch, PhD

Dr. Kinch is Associate Vice Chancellor at Washington University in St Louis, where he helps direct entrepreneurship activities. Dr. Kinch leads the Centers for Research Innovation in Biotechnology and Drug Development, where he evaluates the blend of science, medicine, business, and law needed to support the development of new medicines.

 

2018 Program

*Parking passes will be available for the Rams Head Deck, please ask for them at the registration desk if you need.