The Great Lakes Breast Cancer Research Symposium (GLBCRS) will highlight ongoing basic, translational, clinical and population studies addressing the biological mechanisms, management and prevention of breast cancer. Researchers from participating institutions will share their exciting work with a goal to develop cross-institutional collaborations.

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Keynote Speakers

Breast Cancer Evolution Through the Lens of Single-Cell Genomics

Nicholas Navin, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Genetics and the Department of Bioinformatics
Co-director of the Sequencing and Microarray Core Facility
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Delivering on the Promise of Precision Oncology

Gordon Mills, MD, PhD

Director of Precision Oncology
Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Knight Cancer Institute
Professor in the OHSU School of Medicine

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Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hotel Accommodations

Use this link to book your group rate at the Courtyard by Marriott connected to the conference location. You will be required to submit your arrival and departure to get pricing.