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Markey Cancer Center Research Day

Markey Cancer Center Research Day is a one-day event showcasing current cancer research projects at UK. For the fifth consecutive year, the event will be held at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

On May 22, 2014, UK researchers — students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty and staff — have the opportunity to share their work in an atmosphere of learning and collaboration through several avenues:

Researchers whose work highlights notable aspects of the overall cancer program at UK will present their posters during the poster sessions.

Register by the May 8 deadline to guarantee your attendance!

Call for Abstracts open through March 17, 2014

Poster abstracts may be submitted in one of following research categories:

  • Basic Science
  • Clinical
  • Translational
  • Population-Based
  • Bioinformatics/IT
  • Core Resources

Prizes will be awarded to graduate students and to post-doctoral fellows for the best posters.

In addition to the poster competition, the judges will select an abstract from one graduate student, one post-doctoral fellow and one junior faculty to be presented during the Oral Presentations.

View the abstract guidelines and submit your abstract using this link: Abstract Guidelines/Submission  

Printed poster guidelines can be found here: Poster Guidelines  

Singletary Center for the Arts

At the SCFA, the Poster Sessions will be in the lobby, with the Oral Presentations and the Susan B. Lester Memorial Lecture taking place in the Recital Hall. Lunch will be served on the Concert Hall stage, and the reception will be held in the SCFA President's Room.

For information about the Singletary Center, visit  

Online Registration

Registration is free for UK students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty, staff, official exhibitors and Markey Patient Advisory Group members. (Registration for those not affiliated with UK HealthCare is $20.) Lunch will be provided only to registered attendees, as will morning and afternoon refreshments. 

Registration closes May 8, 2014.

To register, use this link: Registration Form 

Questions? Contact the event coordinator via e-mail: 

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