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2021 G&E Retreat

When & Where

October 22 - October 23
1:30 PM
6550 Bertner (All Zoom + 1 Segment in Person at McGovern Commons) (View in Google Map)

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Event Description

This year's G&E retreat will be Friday to Saturday, October 22-23, 2021 over Zoom. The program includes platform talks, two keynote lectures,  flash research talks, breakout sessions, and virtual social exchange.  Registration and abstract submission deadlines are both September 7th. 

All members of G&E Program labs, and first year GSBS students, are invited to register and participate in the retreat. For registration questions, contact Elisabeth at elindheim@mdanderson.org. For retreat program questions, contact the retreat co-chairs: Shannon Erhardt (Shannon.Erhardt@uth.tmc.edu) or Sreeja Sridharan (SSridharan@mdanderson.org). More information will also be posted here later.

Retreat Registration Link: https://forms.gle/S3dxYFYe3fjaX57d9
Retreat Abstract Submission Link: https://www3.mdanderson.org/GE-fall-retreat/index.cfm?pageName=abform

Retreat Schedule

Friday, October 22, 2021

11:30 - 12:30pm:    Pre-retreat Lunch for Pre-registered Students Only (box pick-up in McGovern Commons)

1:30 - 2:45 pm:      Welcome and Platform Session #1 

3:00 - 4:00 pm:     Keynote Address: Jennifer E. Phillips-Cremins, PhD University of Pennsylvania 

4:00 - 4:45 pm:     Breakout Session (multiple options in breakout rooms)

5:00 - 5:35 pm:     Flash Research Presentations (in three simultaneous breakout rooms)

5:35 - 6:00 pm:     Group Activity

6:00 - 7:00 pm:     Dinner Break

7:00 - 8:00 pm:     Social Activities

Saturday, October 23, 2021 

9:30 - 10:30 am:      Platform Session #2 

10:45 - 11:45 am:     Keynote Address: David Yu Zhang, PhD, NuProbe

11:45 - 12:30 pm:     Breakout Session (multiple options in breakout rooms)

12:30 - 1:00 pm:       Lunch Break

1:00 - 1:30 pm:         Flash Research Presentations (in three simultaneous breakout rooms)

1:45 - 2:30 pm:        Breakout Session (multiple options in breakout rooms)

2:45 - 3:45 pm:        Platform Session #3

3:45 - 4:00 pm:       Judging Break

4:00 - 4:15 pm:         Awards Presentation & Closing Remarks

2021 G&E Retreat Organizing Committee
Shannon Erhardt, Co-Chair
Sreeja Sridharan, Co-Chair
Lana Al Hasani
Han Bit Baek
Ruoyu Wang
George Eisenhower, PhD
Yejing Ge, PhD
Elisabeth Lindheim