Cancer Satellite
Cancer Satellite

Cancer Satellite

31 August - 1 September 2024

Rydges Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand

Convenors: Dr Cherie Blenkiron & Prof Andrew Shelling, Te Aka Mātauranga Matepukupuku/Centre for Cancer Research, University of Auckland 

The Cancer Satellite will showcase the regions rising and established stars in cancer biology. Alongside seven invited speakers, there are plenty of spaces in the programme for abstract submissions and we welcome these before 01 July 2024.

Session themes:
• Tumour Microenvironment
• Precision Oncology
• Cancer Immunology
• Genomics
• Therapeutics
• Cancer Biology

Invited speakers:
Kylie Gorringe – Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Mandy Ballinger – Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Roger Reddel – Childrens Medical Research Institute
Sarah Diepstraten – Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Belinda Parker - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Alicia Didsbury – University of Auckland
Anita Dunbier – University of Otago

Additionally, there are 2x Early Career Researcher awards for the top scoring abstracts who will receive $500NZD travel fund to support their attendance. Please apply for these during abstract submission and send an email with a short justification and CV to by 01 July 2024. Additional speaker and poster prizes will be awarded during the event.

Cancer meeting

Key Dates:
Friday 19 July, 2024
QRW Earlybird Registration Deadline
Monday 1 July, 2024
QRW Abstract Submission Deadline
Friday 19 July, 2024
AWCBR Early Bird Registration.
Monday 24 June, 2024
AWCBR Abstract Submission Deadline
Friday 5 July, 2024
Major Awards Application Deadline
Friday 23 August, 2024
Registrations close
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