AACR Mission

The mission of the AACR is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.

What does the Boston Chapter do?

The missions of AACR Boston, Inc. are:

   1) to promote collaborative research throughout the Greater Boston area;
   2) to advance knowledge on cancer and on ways to improve patient outcome; and
   3) to educate Massachusetts on current cancer research findings and policies.

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Sponsored by The AACR-Boston-Ruth Sager Memorial Lecture Fund in Cancer Research

Zucker Fund of Tufts University, TEACRS Postdoctoral Program, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Microbiology

"The State of Women in Biomedical Scinece: A Call to Action""

Nancy Hopkins, PhD, Professor, MIT We’ve come a long way - but not far enough

Vicki Lundblad, PhD, Professor, Salk Institute Women scientists need to tell their stories

Joanne Kamens, PhD, Executive Director, Addgene Implicit Bias - Tactics for Change

Judge Nancy Gertner (Retired), Harvard Law School In Defense of Women: Stories from a Lifelong Advocate

Monday, March 19, 2018 2-6:00 PM

Behrakis Auditorium

150 Harrison Avenue Boston, MA 02111

Reception to follow ©,

150 Harrison Ave.

Sponsors: Prof. Amy S. Yee; (617) 636-6850; amy.yee@tufts.edu and Prof. Claire Moore; claire.moore@tufts.edu


Please register at Women in Science Event website