2019 Retreat

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CABTRAC 2019 – Cancer Biology Annual Retreat
Renaissance Baltimore Innerharbor Hotel

RETREAT AGENDA ..][.. ATTENDEE LIST ..][.. SPEAKER LIST ..][.. ABSTRACT LIST (Last updated 10.21.2019)

CABTRAC Board Meeting – Thursday, October 10 7pm
Pipeline Program Satellite Meeting (optional) – Friday, October 11 8:30 am-5:30pm IMET location
CABTRAC Welcome Reception & Keynote Dinner – Friday, October 11 6pm
CABTRAC Annual Business Meeting – Saturday, October 12 8am
Retreat General Sessions – Saturday, October 12 8:30am-3:15pm
Oriole Park Dinner & Poster Session – Saturday, October 12 6:30 pm
Retreat General Sessions – Sunday, October 13 9am-3pm
Adjourn Sunday 3pm

In celebration of CABTRAC’s 15th annual Retreat, the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center and CABTRAC planned a great conference on the innerharbor in downtown Baltimore with expanded programming. The Retreat began on the morning of Friday, October 11 with the optional Diversity Pipeline Program meeting. Saturday and Sunday general sessions included T32, R25, F & K award workshops, CCSG education topics, and BEST program outcomes – as well as presentations by NCI’s Cancer Training Branch. Invited speakers presented on mental health & resiliency, rigor & responsibility, and diversity & recruiting. In addition to poster presentations and speed mentoring, session topics targeted to trainees included career paths, social media, and mental health. The Retreat was expanded, ending on Sunday, October 13 at 3pm instead of the usual 12 o’clock noon.

Speakers Included:

Jabbar R. Bennett, PhD, Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, Northwestern University; and Associate Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine

Gundula Bosch, PhD, Director, R3 Center for Innovation in Science Education, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Anissa J. Brown, PhD, Program Director for the Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Initiative, the Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research, and the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity, National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD, The Sommer Professor & Chair of the Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Henry P. Ciolino, PhD, Director, Office of Cancer Centers, National Cancer Institute

Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, Office of Intramural Training & Education, National Institutes of Health

Susan N. Perkins, PhD, Acting Chief, Cancer Training Branch and Acting Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Training, National Cancer Institute

M. Celeste Simon, PhD, Scientific Director, The Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute; and Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine