Annual Retreat

The 2023 Starr Cancer Consortium Retreat will be hosted by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on April 24-25, 2023
The Starr Cancer Consortium Retreat is a venue for presentation and discussion of SCC-funded projects.    

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. 

Registration is required for all attendees and must be completed by March 16, 2023

Registration is now closed.


The SCC will provide housing for Retreat attendees. 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

Retreat Program

Monday, April 24, 2023

 9:00 - 11:00am   Attendee Arrival 
 11:00am Welcome & Opening Remarks
 11:10am - 12:30pm Plenary Session
 12:30 - 2:00pm Lunch
 2:00 - 3:15pm Plenary Session
 3:15 - 4:00pm   Poster Session with Coffee Break
 4:00 - 5:00pm   Break
 5:00 - 7:00pm   Wine & Cheese Reception and Buffet Dinner             
 7:10 - 8:30pm Plenary Session


Tuesday, April 25, 2023

 8:30 - 10:10am Plenary Session
 10:10 - 10:55am Poster Session with Coffee Break
 10:55am – 12:35pm Plenary Session
 12:35pm           Closing Remarks
 1:00pm  Meeting Ends

Presentation Instructions

Talks will be given by current projects active for 2 years or more.

Posters will be presented by current projects active for less than 2 years.

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

Presentation Instructions:
Instructions for Platform Presentations
Instructions for Poster Presentations
Abstract Template

Abstract submission deadline (to - March 20, 2023

2023 COVID-19 Policy & Protocols

Please review the CSHL COVID-19 policy and protocols available here

CSHL participants and visitors must complete and certify the CSHL Vaccination Certification form attesting to the vaccination and pre-arrival testing requirements. The form must be completed prior to arrival at CSHL.

Information on travel options to CSHL:

Retreat attendees should make their own travel arrangements. 

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

Please Note:  Beginning in April 2023 there will be major road work taking place on Route 25A Northern Boulevard, a major artery providing access to CSH. This will cause expected delays so please take that into consideration if arriving by car or using our Lab Shuttle.

Available parking is limited at CSHL. Parking permits will be issued upon arrival.

Click here for the shuttle schedule from Syosset LIRR train station to CSHL (Northside of the station by the overpass).

Travel Reimbursement

The SCC will reimburse economy airfare, train fare, and/or reasonable ground transportation travel costs for out of town attendees.

Travel reimbursement instructions will be send to all attendees after the retreat. Reimbursement requests must be submitted by May 17, 2023


Contact the SCC via email at