Young Scientist DAY
Call for abstracts Young Scientist DAY
Young Scientist Day is a satellite day of the Scheele Symposium with the intention to bring young scientists together in an informal way discussing their science with the winner of the Scheele Award and other successful senior scientists in the field.
This year's winner of the Scheele Award is Professor Charles L Sawyers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA, with the following motivation ”For his outstanding contribution in life science. Professor Sawyers’s work has led to insights into the molecular mechanisms that cause tumor resistance to cancer drugs which have paved the way for the development of new, effective treatments.These drugs have led to increased survival for many patients.”
The Young Scientist Day is therefore focusing on prostate cancer and leukemia or related targeted medicine in cancer. Write an abstract for a poster presentation and use this great opportunity to present and interact with other doctoral student/senior scientist within the area targeted cancer therapy. During the day the Scheele-award 2017 prize-winner Professor Charles L Sawyers and Professor Thomas Helleday, Karolinska Institutet will share their experiences and reflections on how to succeed in science.
Submit an abstract
Submit your abstract by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org at the latest October 6. The best poster will be awarded Young Scientist Award 2017 prize, consisting of a cash prize of SEK 10 000.
Who will attend?
Young Scientist DAY is for delagates with an accepted abstract/poster and the poster presenter's super advisor. The participation is free of charge. A no show fee of SEK 500 excluding VAT will be charged if you do not notify us about your cancellation before October 30.
11:30-12:15 Lunch and Poster setup
Chair: Sven Kjellström, Lund University
12:20 Welcome Karin Meyer,CEO, Swedish Pharmaceutical Society, Stockholm
12:30 How to succeed in science? Professor Charles L Sawyers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
13:00 Poster presentations (2 minutes/poster)
14:00 Coffee & Poster Session
15:00 How to succeed in science? Professor Thomas Helleday, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
15:30 Networking and refreshments
16:00-16:15 Young Scientist Award 2017 and closing
Scholarships for PhD/postdoc students participating in the Scheele Symposium
IFs stiftelse för farmacevtisk forskning announces scholarships for PhD/postdoc students participating in the Scheele Symposium on November 16 and on Young Scientist Day November 15. More information @ apotekarsocieteten.se
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