Oren Becher, MD, Northwestern University
Geneva National Resort
1221 Geneva National Avenue, South
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.This retreat will include scholars from the following past Forbeck Forums:
|Laura Banaszynski, PhD||UT Southwestern Medical Center|
|Floris Barthel, MD||The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine|
|Oren Becher, MD||Northwestern University|
|Issam Ben-Sahra||Northwestern University|
|Shruti Bhatt, PhD||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Jessica Foster, MD||Children's Hospital of Philadelphia|
|W. Clay Gustafson, MD||University of California San Francisco|
|Takahiro Ito, PhD||Broad Institute|
|Jan Karlseder, PhD||Salk Institute|
|Cassie Kline, MD, MAS||University of California San Francisco|
|Mitchell Machiela, ScD, MPH||National Cancer Institute|
|Marta Markiewicz-Potoczny, PhD||National Institutes of Health|
|Nneka Mbah, PhD||University of Michigan|
|Jay F. Sarthy, MD, PhD||Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center|
|Danielle Shin, MD, PhD||Stanford University|
|Jane Skok, PhD||NYU Langone Health|
|Zuzana Tothova, MD, PhD||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Peter van Galen, PhD||Massachusetts General Hospital and Broad Institute of MIT|
|Kathleen T. Xie, PhD||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Elma Zaganjor, PhD||Harvard Medical School|
|Tianpeng Zhang, PhD||University of Pennsylvania|
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.
For more than 30 years, the Forbeck Foundation has proven to be an excellent steward of donor funds and has remained focused on executing its mission. Interested in sponsoring this Forum? Contact us today for more information!