Cancer Research Symposium

Our annual symposium features trainees’ cancer research from all departments and all types of research, including basic, pre-clinical, clinical, and public health projects.

Details for the 2023 Symposium will be updated in late summer, 2023.

Congratulations to our 2022 Symposium Presentation Award Winners!

Podiumwinner Aydawoldegerima Combination

Podium Presentation Award Winner

Ayda Woldegerima

Linking base damage and replication-repair to improve PARP inhibitor based therapies in BRCA-mutant cancers

Poster Winner Fadhelmansoori

Poster Presentation Award Winner

Fadhel Mansoori

Examining the Role of the E3 Ligase RNF113A in Linking Alkylation Damage to Replication

Abstract Submissions

Abstracts for the 2023 symposium will be accepted in late summer / early fall, 2023. Poster Discussion 4 Chembo

The top two presenters will each receive $500 awards.

Abstracts are encouraged from Undergraduate Students, Predoctoral Trainees, Postdoctoral Scholars, Fellows, and Assistant and Associate Professors. All Cancer Research projects are welcome, including basic/bench, pre-clinical, clinical, or public health.


Registration for the 2023 Cancer Symposium will be available in early Fall.

Sessions are open to all WU investigators. All cancer research trainees, high school through junior faculty, those who aspire to have a career in cancer research, and faculty mentors are especially encouraged to attend.