Annual Retreat

The 2024 Starr Cancer Consortium Retreat will be hosted by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on May 13-14, 2024
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 by all attendees and must be completed by April 8.

To register: click here. 


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, May 13, 2024

 11:00am Welcome & Opening Remarks
  Plenary Session
 12:30 - 2:00pm Lunch
  Plenary Session
   Poster Session with Coffee Break
 5:00 - 7:00pm   Wine & Cheese Reception and Buffet Dinner             
  Plenary Session
 8:30pm End of Day One

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

9:00am Plenary Session
  Coffee Break
  Plenary Session
 12:00pm           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:
Abstract template
Instructions for poster presentations
Instructions for platform presentations

Abstract submission deadline (to - April 10, 2024


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.

Available parking is limited at CSHL. Parking permits will be issued upon arrival.
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 27, 2024


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