1st Puerto Rico Cancer Research Meeting
Ivette Suárez, PhD Candidate from the Department of Biochemistry at Universidad Central del Caribe, was granted with Early Career Meeting Grant from the American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB) to organize a local scientific meeting (1st Puerto Rico Cancer Research Meeting).
This activity was organized by Universidad Central del Caribe (Ivette Suárez and Marieli González, PhD Candidates) and Ponce School of Medicine (Raymond Isidro and Carmen Ortiz, PhD Candidates). The 1st Puerto Rico Cancer Research Meeting took place on October 3, 2014 at Verdanza Hotel, Isla Verde, PR.
2nd Puerto Rico Cancer Research Meeting
Kimberleve Rolón, PhD Candidate from the Department of Biochemistry at UCC, received funds from ASCB to continue with this local meeting.
This year was organized by Universidad Central del Caribe (Meredith Herrera, Dr. Michelle Martínez and Dr. Linette Castillo), Ponce School of Medicine (Jaileene Pérez and Héctor Díaz, PhD Candidates), UPR Mayaguez (Dr. Mara Domenech), Carlos Albizu University (Ana María Mosquea) and University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus (Luis Borrero, PhD Candidate). The 2nd PR Cancer Research Meeting took place on October 2, 2015 at Condado Plaza Hotel, San Juan, PR. The 2nd PRCRM included a pre-conference for cancer survivors.