BHCRI Cancer Research Workshop

The Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute (BHCRI) Cancer Research Workshop was developed to enhance the training of cancer research trainees, though presentations may be of interest to anyone in the field of cancer research. Guest speakers representing various areas of cancer research are chosen for their expertise. This is a joint workshop for the Terry Fox Research Institute Atlantic Node and the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute.

The annual BHCRI/TFRI Workshop was held on 12-13 October 2023 from 9:30am-4:30pm ADT via MS Teams.

Theme: Diversity of Cancer Research in Atlantic Canada

Please view the agenda

Please view the poster

Thank you to all those who participated and attended!


The BHCRI/TFRI Workshop was held 26-27 May 2022 from 9:00am-2:00pm ADT via MS Teams. This years’ theme was: Building Bridges Between Interdisciplinary Areas: Fusing Power and People

The workshop featured leaders presenting on the current status and ongoing research efforts in the fight against cancer, including Indigenous Medicines in Cancer Research, Exercise and Cancer, Liquid Biopsy and Diet and Lifestyle. Concurrent workshops include Writing Applications, Navigating STEM as a Minority, Careers in Cancer Research, and Transitioning your CV into a Resume. 

Please view the agendaspeaker bios and workshop poster

Thank you to all those who participated and attended!


Please view the previous workshop information:

2021 (virtual) agenda and poster

2020 (virtual) agenda

2019 program and poster

2018 program and poster

2017 program

2016 program

2015 program

2014 program

2013 Program 

2012 poster and program.

2011 poster and program


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