Cancer Research Conference for Science Teachers

Hosted by the University of Florida Health Cancer Center

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 – Thursday, July 19, 2018
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.               9 a.m – 1 p.m.

Register Now! Deadline to register is July 1!

Conference Overview

The University of Florida Health Cancer Center is pleased to invite you to attend a free two-day conference, highlighting current research and promoting cancer awareness, for high school science teachers within our local community and surrounding counties.

As a participant, you will hear about cutting-edge research taking place at UF and connect with scientists, physicians, and students to engage in a dialogue about community health and well-being.

The conference will take place at the University of Florida Cancer and Genetics Research Complex in Gainesville, FL, and includes a social event at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. There is no charge to attend the conference or social event. However, registration is required and attendance is limited. Complimentary accommodation at the UF Hilton Conference Center will be provided for attendees traveling from outside of Alachua County.

Objectives

  • Learn about exciting cancer research being conducted at the UF Health Cancer Center.
  • Gain a better understanding of the biological processes involved in cancer onset, growth, spread, and recurrence.
  • Understand cancer risk factors and the broad concepts of how lifestyle changes will reduce cancer risk.
  • Build relationships with educators in our community to raise awareness and disseminate information about cancer risk and prevention.

 

For questions, please contact education@cancer.ufl.edu