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.


Registration for the 2022 Cancer Symposium is not yet open. Sessions are open to all WU investigators. All trainees, high school through junior faculty, who are conducting cancer research and faculty mentors are encouraged to attend.


Abstract Submissions

Abstracts for the 2022 symposium are not yet being accepted.

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.

Past Symposia


Rachel Johnston, Ava Hansen, David O’Leary

2021 Keynote Address

Dineo Khabele, MD

Mitchell & Elaine Yanow Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

It’s always a good time to take charge of your career

View the Keynote Address recording HERE.

2021 Presentation Award Winners

Congratulations to our top poster presenter, Ava Hansen, and our top podium presenter, Rachel Johnston!

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Podium Presentation Winner

Rachel Johnston

Poster Winner

Poster Presentation Winner

Ava Hansen