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Symposia on Cancer Research 2014 - Call for Posters

Call for Posters

Abstracts may be submitted for the Poster Session but must be received no later than August 22, 2014.  Please submit to  Please indicate the category for your poster – Basic Understanding of Dark Matter; ncRNA Biomarkers and Diagnostics; RNA Therapeutics; Cancer and MicroRNAs; ncRNA Theranostics.  The top abstract in each category will be chosen to give an 8 minute/2 minute Q & A oral presentation.

Should you have difficulty with the submission, call the Department of CME/Conference Management at  713.745.5000 for guidance.  Participants will be notified of their posters’ acceptance by mail or e-mail by August 15, 2014.  Please indicate the person to whom correspondence should be sent if other than the first author and include an address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address (if available) when submitting the abstract.  Registration for the symposium must be submitted at the same time as the abstract. Please
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Young Investigator Travel Fellowship Awards

A limited number of travel fellowships will be available to graduate and medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and physicians in training. Only those applicants who submit abstracts will be considered for an award, which is intended to offset some of the expenses incurred by the recipient in connection with attending the symposium. 

Anyone wishing to apply for a travel fellowship should check the appropriate box on the registration form and attach a letter of recommendation.  This letter should be on official letterhead, be signed by the dean or department head, and contain the following information about the applicant (due by August 1, 2014):

1. academic status
2. research activities in the subject area of the meeting
3. citations of recent articles in this subject area published in peer-reviewed journals

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