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2009 AACR SPECIAL EDITION NEWS DIGEST (06.10.09)

NCI/CRCHD Highlights

  • Dr. Springfield Presented Funding Opportunities

    AACR 100th Annual Meeting Logo

    At this year’s MICR Professional Advancements Reception and Roundtable Navigating the Road to a Successful Career in Cancer Research, Dr. Sanya Springfield provided an excellent overview of the many exciting funding opportunities currently available through the CRCHD.

    This interactive session provided a forum in which students, postdocs, and junior faculty discussed important career development issues and survival skills with established senior scientists.


Attendees at MICR Forum
MICR Forum: Preparing Junior Investigators for the Future.
Photo courtesy © AACR/Todd Buchanan 2009

Attendees at MICR Scientific Symposium
Attendees at the MICR Scientific Symposium during AACR Tuesday April 21, 2009.
Photo courtesy © AACR/Todd Buchanan 2009

In the Field

2009 MICR Awards Dinner

  • Honoring MSI faculty and Minority Scholars.

    Dr. Sanya Springfield and Dr. Moore
    • This year, MICR Chair Dr. Sanya Springfield, greeted and presented awards to 49 2009 MICR Scholars.
    • One of our former CURE trainees, Dr. Manuel L. Penichet, also presented a lively account of his research and training experiences. He was honored for his leadership efforts to eliminate cancer health disparities and promote biomedical cancer research.
    • Two 2009 AACR Minority Scholars In Cancer Research awardees presented minisymposiums.
      • José R. Gomez-Garcia, B.S., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
      • Deacqunita L. Harris, B.S., Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN

    View a full list of MICR Scholars.

2009 Minority Scholars

2009 Minority Scholars Group Photo
Photo courtesy © AACR/Todd Buchanan 2009

2009 MSI Faculty Scholars

2009 MSI Faculty Scholars Group Photo
Photo courtesy © AACR/Todd Buchanan 2009

Many CRCHD Trainees Presented Posters


CRCHD Trainees Poster Session
Poster Session at AACR April 21, 2009
Photo courtesy © AACR/Todd Buchanan 2009

Poster Session at AACR
Poster Session at AACR April 22, 2009
Photo courtesy © AACR/Todd Buchanan 2009
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