Seattle Genetic Instability and Cancer Symposium

Monday, June 15, 2015
9am - 5pm

Orin Smith Auditorium
UW Medicine South Lake Union

Abstract submission deadline: April 15, 2015

The 3rd Annual Seattle Genetic Instability and Cancer Symposium will be held on Monday, June 15th from 9am to 5pm at the Orin Smith Auditorium at the South Lake Union campus of the University of Washington. SGICS is designed to facilitate interaction between Seattle-based graduate students, research associates and principal investigators in the fields of DNA repair, genomics, genetic instability and cancer. The symposium will feature 15 minute talks and a poster session presented primarily by graduate students and post-docs from selected abstracts. SGICS is organized by Fred Hutch and UW postdocs, graduate students and faculty.

Research areas to be featured in SGICS:

  • DNA Repair/DNA Damage Response
  • Cancer Genetics/Genomics
  • Cancer Mechanisms
  • Genome Engineering
  • Chromosome Structure and Dynamics

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: We are currently accepting abstracts related to DNA Repair/DNA Damage Response, Cancer Genetics/Genomics, Cancer Mechanisms, Genome Engineering, and Chromosome Structure & Dynamics for selection for oral and poster presentations. Abstracts should be submitted by the individual who has conducted the majority of the research themselves. The deadline for submission is midnight, April 15, 2015. Submit here.

Keynote Speaker: Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Networking opportunities: We will have a catered reception by registration that will provide opportunities for local scientists to interact and exchange ideas.



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