Annual Retreat

The 2020 Starr Cancer Consortium Retreat scheduled for April 20-21 at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has been postponed.

New dates will be posted when they are available.
The Starr Cancer Consortium Retreat is a venue for presentation and discussion of SCC-funded projects.  The next Retreat will be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on TBD.  

Each SCC funded project's PI and Co-PI(s) are required to attend the annual Starr Cancer Consortium Retreat.  All other attendees are by invitation only.


Attendance is by invitation only.


not currently available


The SCC will provide housing for Retreat attendees for one night only. Attendees should indicate on the registration form if they require overnight housing.  The program runs late the first day. Participants not local to Cold Spring Harbor are strongly recommended to register for housing.  (Please note, attendees from CSHL will not be provided with overnight housing.)


Meeting Overview


9:00 - 11:00 am

Attendee Arrival

11:00 - 11:10 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

11:10 am - 12:30 pm

Plenary Session

12:30 - 2:00 pm


2:00 - 5:30 pm

Plenary and Poster Sessions

5:30 - 7:00 pm

Wine and Cheese Reception and Dinner

7:10 - 8:30 pm

Plenary Session


8:30 - 11:55 am

Plenary and Poster Sessions

11:55 am 

Closing Remarks

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Attendee Departure


Presentation Instructions

Eleventh and Twelfth Grant Competition projects are required to give a platform presentation.

Thirteenth Grant Competition projects are required to give a poster.

All attendees are encouraged to present a poster of their SCC-funded work.

Platform Presentation Instructions

Poster Presentation Instructions

SCC Abstract Template

SCC Platform Presentation Template

Abstract submission deadline (to TBD


Information on travel options to CSHL are available here.

Retreat attendees should make their own travel arrangements. Attendees will be reimbursed for economy airfare, train fare, and reasonable ground transportation travel costs.

Attendees traveling from New York City should take the Long Island Rail Road from Penn Station to Syosset Station.  Shuttle service between Syosset Station and CSHL will be provided. 

Shuttle buses in westbound platform 'A' parking lot by the overpass

*shuttle schedule will be posted closer to the retreat date.

Note: Available parking is limited at CSHL.

Travel Reimbursement 

In order to obtain reimbursement for your travel expenses you must submit the following: 

Retreat Reimbursement Form
W-9 Form (non-MSK employees only)
Original Receipts

Mail forms and receipts to:

Starr Cancer Consortium 
1275 York Avenue
Zuckerman Z-2104
New York, NY 10065

MSKCC Attendees:
Email form to Follow the reimbursement instructions on the form. 



Contact the SCC via email at