April 18, 2011

Posters wanted for symposium on cancer nanotechnology

Cancer nanotechnology forms the focus of the fifth annual symposium of the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology, set for Friday, May 13, in Shriver Hall on the Homewood campus. Talks begin at 9 a.m. in the auditorium, and a poster session will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Clipper Room. Poster titles may be submitted online until Thursday, May 5, and research topics from engineering, science and medicine are welcomed. Prizes will be awarded to top poster presenters.

This year’s keynote speaker is Stephen B. Baylin, the Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor of Oncology and Medicine in the School of Medicine and deputy director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins. He is also chief of the Cancer Biology Division and the center’s associate director for research.

To see the full agenda of speakers, to register or to submit a poster, go to inbt.jhu.edu/outreach/symposium/twentyeleven.