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'From Cancer Biology to Photon and Carbon Ion Radiation,' symposium registration deadline May 13

May 10, 2010

Colorado State University will host "From Cancer Biology to Photon and Carbon Ion Radiation," a symposium for researchers, students, and public and private biomedical science organizations with an interest in cancer biology and research. The event is May 27 and May 28 at the Hilton Hotel in Fort Collins.

Latest research findings

The joint symposium is sponsored by the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan; Colorado State University; and the University of Colorado. The symposium will cover topics ranging from basic molecular and cellular DNA damage responses, to current clinical trials in cancer radiation therapy in large animal models and humans.

Scientists from CSU, NIRS, and CU will present their latest research findings and perspectives for future basic and translational research, and clinical trials directed toward improving cancer therapy.

Guest speakers

Special guest speakers will deliver three keynote addresses. Keynote speakers include:

Multidisciplinary and multi-organizational research teams

The conference is designed for faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, and scientific staff. The overall goal of the conference is to begin to establish collaborative multidisciplinary and multi-organizational research teams for future research grant proposals.

Free, but registration required by May 13

Registration is free, but attendees must register by May 13 by sending an e-mail to Max Matsurra, director, International Business and Academic Development, CSU Center for Environmental Medicine.

Contact: Carol Borchert
Phone: (970) 491-3507