Cancer Research Conference for Science Teachers

On July 26-27, 2022, the UF Health Cancer Center will be hosting a Cancer Research Conference for Science Teachers. This free two-day conference will take place at the UF Cancer & Genetics Research Complex and will include a reception at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. Participants will hear about leading-edge research at UF and connect with scientists, physicians and students to engage in a dialogue about community health and well-being.

Florida 4-H University — Cancer Discovery Workshop

The Florida 4-H University enables 14- to 18-year-old students to participate in educational workshops, explore career opportunities and lead community service activities. On July 30, 2019, 20 high school students from the program attended the UFHCC Discovery Workshop. The group learned about cancer research, from the gene level to the protein level, including oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes. Students also participated in a hands-on DNA-extraction experiment.