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.                       8:30 a.m – 1 p.m.

*Registration is now closed*

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 science teachers in Florida.

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.

Certificates of attendance will also be provided to all attendees and you may be eligible for continuing education credits by submitting these to your local district.

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