Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, MD of University of California San Francisco
Jinming Gao, PhD of UT Southwestern
Ben Stranger, MD, PhD of University of Pennsylvania
The Abbey Resort
269 Fontana Blvd
Fontana, WI 53125
Meeting #: Refer to your meeting email
Hours: 8:00am – 8:00 pm EST M-F
International : 623-516-6140
The Scholar Retreat, held annually invites scholars and mentors to attend a 3 day meeting. This meeting focuses on bringing junior scientists together from various areas of cancer research. The collaborations and new ideas that come from this meeting have been numerous and outstanding. The mentors provide great guidance regarding science and career for these junior scientists.
Travel forms are due 30 days prior to the start of the meeting to allow enough time to plan transportation.
Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is the preferred airport as it is only 45 minutes from the meeting location.
Chicago's O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 1 1/2 hours from the meeting location without traffic. The Foundation can only accommodate 1 pick up per day at O'Hare. If you absolutely must fly into O'Hare (ie: International Flights) the Foundation will have the following pick up times at O'Hare:
Any other arrival times at Chicago's O'Hare airport must be arranged and paid for by the individual.Submit Travel Form
Abstracts are due 30 days prior to the start of the meeting to allow enough time to prepare the meeting book.
The abstracts should be only one or two paragraphs outlining the theme of your presentation and should reflect the objective and spirit of the meeting (see above). Abstracts will be circulated about one week before the meeting. The meeting organizer will start requesting them a month before the meeting.Submit Abstract
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