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CWRU to host Midwest DNA Repair Symposium; submit abstracts for presentation

Case Western Reserve University and the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center will host the 20th annual Midwest DNA Repair Symposium, Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6. This symposium is a great opportunity for people working on DNA damage and repair in the Midwest area to gather together and discuss science.

The agenda features opportunities for networking, oral and poster presentations and keynote presentations from field experts Stephen Kowalczykowski and Lee Zou.

Call for abstracts

All graduate students, postdocs, research technicians, faculty and fellows conducting related research are invited to submit abstracts. Monetary prizes will be awarded to students, trainees and postdocs.

Abstracts must be 500 words or less, typed in size 11 Arial font and fit on an 8.5-by-11-inch paper with 1-inch margins on all sides.

Include the title and authors at the top and acknowledgements at the bottom. Submissions may include figures or illustrations, but they must fit on the same page as the abstract text. Indicate preference of oral or poster presentation.

The abstract submission deadline is Monday, April 2, at 5 p.m. to

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