Russek Day 2021

27th Annual Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day

Thursday May 6th, 2021 9:00 
Friday May 7th, 9:30 

Going Virtual 

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Daniel A. Haber
Director, Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

“Circulating Tumor Cells: Insights into Cancer Metastasis”

Poster Session Assignments

Award winners schedule

Program of Events:

Day One: May 6th – 9:00 AM – 1:10 PM

9:00 am Main Room is open with historic slide show and time to catch up with your student and faculty colleagues!
9:10 a.m – 9:15 a.m  Opening Address Dr.  Shelley Russek, Vice-President of the Russek Foundation, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
9:15 a.m – 9:20 a.m Welcoming Address Dr. Stearns-Kurosawa- Associate Provost of Graduate Medical Sciences and GMS Associate Dean
9:20 a.m – 9:30 a.m Student Introduction of Keynote Speaker–
Mark Vittorio, PhD
9:30 a.m – 10:30 a.m Henry I. Russek Keynote Lecture by Dr. Daniel A. Haber, Director of the Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital “Circulating Tumor Cells: Insights into Cancer Metastasis”
10:30 a.m -11:00 a.m Keynote speaker conversation with award winners
11:30 a.m- 12:30 p.m

Poster Session
12 Breakout rooms
Poster Session Assignments
12:30 p.m -1:00 p.m
Open Discussion in Poster breakout rooms
1:00 pm
Reconvene in main room for closing remarks.

Day Two- May 7th  (9:00 AM – 11:45 AM)

9:00 a.m
Main Room is open with historic slide show and time to catch up with your student and faculty colleagues!
9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Oral Presentations by Henry I. Russek Student Achievement First Price Recipients
Award winners schedule
11:45 a.m.  Celebration of our award winners!!


Hi Everyone,

Don’t know how we made it through another Zoom year, but we did!  You are invited to our second (and hopefully last) virtual HIR Student Achievement Day that will span two days. We must celebrate our students!

I will be opening the Zoom site at 9:00 AM on Thursday May 6th so that you can greet each other and we will be starting the Keynote Address with the Introduction at 9:20 AM (Dr. Daniel Haber, Director of the MGH Cancer Center, “Circulating Tumor Cells: Insights into Cancer Metastasis”.  The itinerary for our days will be posted shortly on the GMS website along with information regarding our award winners! There will be our Poster Sessions following the Keynote Lecture on Thursday. Friday, we will host the Student Award Winning Talks. All posters in our interactive session will be presented as high resolution PDFs (8 min per student) and student talks will be in our standard PowerPoint format (8 min talk followed by 2 min of questions).

When: Thursday May 6th, 2021 9:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
When: Friday May 7th, 2021 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://bostonu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0uf-GsrzojG9dEV-9OjIM3euiiIEIkyuLJ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the 2021 celebration of graduate student thesis research!!

See you all soon! Please remember to register so we can keep our community safe.

Happy Spring!
Shelley

“Genius is perseverance in disguise”