Northwest Gynecological Cancer Symposium
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

SEATTLE, WA

The Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer is proud to present the 2nd biennial Northwest Gynecological Cancer Symposium (NGCS) to be held on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 from 8:30am to 6:00pm at Orin Smith Auditorium at the University of Washington, South Lake Union Campus in Seattle, Washington. NGCS is designed to facilitate communication and foster collaboration between scientists in the Pacific Northwest working on the prevention, early detection, and treatment of gynecological cancers.

Abstracts may be submitted on basic science, preclinical, clinical and public health projects on gynecological research, including the following research areas: animal models, biomarkers, cancer stem cells, cell biology, chemoresistance, clinical research, DNA repair & response, early detection, epigenetics, etiology/pathophysiology, genetics, genomics, immunology, molecular mechanisms, novel therapies, prevention, proteomics/metabolomics, survivorship, tumor microenvironment, and other topics relevant to gynecological cancer research.

 

Keynote Address

Ronny Drapkin, MD/PhD
Franklin Payne Associate Professor of Pathology in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
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Abstract Submission

Researchers (faculty, postdocs/fellows, staff scientists, graduate students, etc) based in Washington, Oregon and British Columbia are invited to submit abstracts on original work for consideration for oral or poster presentation. Work must pertain to gynecological cancer-related research areas listed above. Abstract length should not exceed 3000 characters including spaces. The Abstract submission deadline is 11:59pm on July 15, 2019.

SUBMIT ABSTRACT

 

Free Registration

The symposium is open to all. The FREE registration is required to partake in catered lunch and reception.

REGISTER HERE

 

Location

NGCS will be held in the Orin Smith Auditorium located in the Administrative Building (see map) at the University of Washington, South Lake Union at 850 Republican Street, Seattle, WA 98109.

Directions

 

Parking 

Parking is available at UW SLU garages. The entrances to both garages is on Republican St. Hourly and daily rates are offered (payment by Visa/MasterCard only). For UW employees, parking in the SLU garages is free if you have a UW parking pass. Garage parking is free to all after 3:30pm. The garage elevator will take you directly to the reception desk (opens onto the lobby)

NOTE: You will need to have your ticket validated at the reception desk in order to leave the garage (the arm at the exit will not raise without it).

 

Contact

Kiran Dhillon, PhD at Kiran.Dhillon@swedish.org

Submit an Abstract

The Abstract submission deadline is 11:59pm on July 15, 2019.

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Prior Symposia

Check out the 2017 NGCS program and event details.

PROGRAM TO BE ANNOUNCED

Location

NGCS will be held in the Orin Smith Auditorium located in the Administrative Building (see map) at the University of Washington, South Lake Union at 850 Republican Street, Seattle, WA 98109.

Directions

 

Parking 

Parking is available at UW SLU garages.The entrances to both garages is on Republican St. Hourly and daily rates are offered (payment by Visa/MasterCard only). For UW employees, parking in the SLU garages is free if you have a UW parking pass. Garage parking is free to all after 3:30pm.  The garage elevator will take you directly to the reception desk (opens onto the lobby) NOTE: You will need to have your ticket validated at the reception desk in order to leave the garage (the arm at the exit will not raise without it).

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Rivkin Center gratefully acknowledges our sponsors for the 2019 Northwest Gynecological Cancer Symposium. Without their vital underwriting and dedication, this event would not be possible. Thank you!

For more information about sponsoring this year’s event, please review the sponsorship packet or contact Julie Anderson, Development Manager, at julie.anderson@swedish.org or (206) 215-6044.

Gold Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsor

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NGCS Planning Committee

Nora Disis, MD (University of Washington, Fred Hutch)
Gordon Mills, MD/PhD (Oregon Health Sciences University, Knight Cancer Institute)
Mark Carey, MD (University of British Columbia)
Kiran Dhillon, PhD (Rivkin Center)

Free Registration

The symposium is open to all. The FREE registration is required to partake in catered lunch and reception.

REGISTER HERE