Over 150 attend UNC Lineberger's annual scientific retreat
Other retreat speakers were ( please click on hyperlink to view the presentation) :
Dr. Cary Moody, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology: “Studying the HPV Life Cycle to Understand Viral .”
Dr. Dirk Dittmer, professor of microbiology and immunology, and co-leader of UNC Lineberger’s Global Cancer Program: “Hunting Cancer Viruses across Continents.”
Dr. Neil Hayes, associate professor of medicine: “Will the real HPV Please Stand Up?”
Dr. Wendy Brewster, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the UNC Center for Women’s Health Research: “HPV Testing and Cervical Cancer Screening.”
Dr. Noel Brewer, associate professor of health behavior: Sex, Death and the American Way: What Behavioral Science Says about Low HPV Vaccine Uptake.”
The program concluded with Dr. Shelley Earp, UNC Lineberger director, who gave a “State of the Cancer Center” talk.”
The presentations were followed by a poster session featuring more than 60 posters from students, fellows, and residents. Judges selected 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards in each of the three categories. View poster winner chart.
Clinical/Translational science poster winners (l-r):Manish Sethi, Jie Ting, Nathan Sheets
Basic science poster winners (l-r): Aadra Bhatt and James Dunleavey. Not pictured is Zhikun Ma.
Population Sciences winners (l-r) shown with UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health chair of the department of health behavior Dr. Jo Anne Earp, Angela Stover, Jessica Pepper, Jessica Thompson DeFrank
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