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  • BHCRI Cancer Research Workshop

    Thursday, May 27, 2021
    - Friday, May 28, 2021

    • Time: 09:00 am
    • Location: MS Teams
    • Presenter: Various
    • Topic: Novel Cancer Therapies or Cancer Treatments– Broad Approaches for Better Efficacy

    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.

    The BHCRI/TFRI Workshop will be held May 27-28, 2021 from 9:00am-2:00pm ADT via MS Teams. This is a joint workshop for the Terry Fox Research Institute Atlantic Node and the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute.

    Featuring leaders in the fields of Radiotherapy, Immunotherapy, and Precision Medicine speaking about the current status and ongoing research efforts in the fight against cancer. Interactive workshops include highlighting bioinformatics, how to write for a lay audience, and alternative career paths in science.

    Please view the Workshop agenda and poster. The deadline for registration is 4pm ADT on 14 May 2021. The link to connect will be sent via email following the deadline.

    This event is open to all researchers and students throughout Atlantic Canada. The workshop is mandatory for CRTP Trainees–please contact if you are unable to attend. If you are located outside the Atlantic Region and would like to attend, please contact

    For further information and to register, please visit:

    You are welcome to attend the social following each day of the workshop. A link will be provided as soon as it is available.

    If you have any questions, please contact


    Current CRTP trainees are eligible to submit an abstract for a three minute, single-slide presentation, which will be held on 28 May 2021. Abstracts may be submitted using the form on the registration site:

    The deadline for submission has been extended to 14 May 2021. Notification will be sent via email following abstract review.

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