Stephen J. Chanock, MD, National Cancer Institute
Lakewood WWV Camp
W1773 N Bloomfield Rd
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Meeting #: Refer to your packet.
Hours: 8:00am – 8:00 pm EST M-F
International : 623-516-6140
The Scholar Retreat, held annually invites scholars and mentors to attend a 3 day meeting. This meeting focuses on bringing junior scientists together from various areas of cancer research. The collaborations and new ideas that come from this meeting have been numerous and outstanding. The mentors provide great guidance regarding science and career for these junior scientists.
|Andrew James Aguirre, MD, PhD||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Uri Ben-David, PhD||Tel Aviv University|
|Melinda Biernacki, MD||Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center|
|Kristopher Bosse, MD||The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia|
|Donita Brady, PhD||University of Pennsylvania|
|Danfeng Cai, PhD||HHMI Janelia Research Campus|
|Vivian Y. Chang, MD||University of California Los Angeles|
|Brooke Emerling, PhD||Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute|
|W. Clay Gustafson, MD||University of California San Francisco|
|Lilian Kabeche, PhD||Yale University Cancer Biology Institute|
|Junne Kamihara, MD, PhD||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Tae Kon Kim||Vanderbilt University|
|Mia Levine, PhD||University of Pennsylvania|
|Peter Ly, PhD||UT Southwestern Medical Center|
|Elena Piskounova, PhD||Weill Cornell Medicine|
|Armin Rashidi, MD, PhD||University of Minnesota|
|Carla Daniela Robles-Espinoza, PhD||Intl. Lab for Human Genome Research, U. of Mexico|
|Jatin Roper, MD||Duke University|
|Stefano Santaguida, PhD||University of Milan|
|Jason Sheltzer, PhD||Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory|
|Mara Sherman, PhD||Oregon Health & Science University|
|Sharanya Sivanand, PhD||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Neil Umbreit, PhD||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Andrew Venteicher, MD, PhD||University of Minnesota|
|Vajira Weerasekara, PhD||Massachusetts General Hospital|
|Kathleen T. Xie, PhD||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Mark W. Zimmerman, PhD||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is the preferred airport as it is only 45 minutes from the meeting location.
Chicago's O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 1 1/2 hours from the meeting location without traffic. The Foundation can only accommodate 1 pick up per day at O'Hare. If you absolutely must fly into O'Hare (ie: International Flights) the Foundation will have the following pick up times at O'Hare:
Any other arrival times at Chicago's O'Hare airport must be arranged and paid for by the individual. You are welcome to arrive on Wednesday.
The abstracts should be only one or two paragraphs outlining the theme of your presentation and should reflect the objective and spirit of the meeting (see above). Abstracts will be circulated about one week before the meeting. The meeting organizer will start requesting them a month before the meeting.
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