News Release: Research, Winship Cancer Institute

Jul. 14,  2009

Future of Cancer Research May Be in Hands of Atlanta Teens

News Article ImageEmory Winship Cancer Institute


Summer Scholars Research Program Symposium:
High school students working in Emory Winship cancer research labs will present research projects to Emory faculty who served as their mentors.


Ten students from metro area high schools spent six weeks working in cancer research laboratories at the Emory Winship Cancer Institute.  They will each make a 10-minute presentation to faculty using posters and power point. Faculty will ask questions about their research. Parents will also attend.


Monday, July 13, 2009, 8 a.m. to Noon


Emory Winship Cancer Institute

1365-C Clifton Road
Atlanta, Ga., 30322
5th Floor Conference Room (C-5012)

The Emory Summer Scholars program, hosted by the Emory Winship Cancer Institute, provides area high school students who are interested in careers in science with a genuine experience working in a biomedical research laboratory.  


The Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University is an academic health science and service center focused on missions of teaching, research, health care and public service. Its components include schools of medicine, nursing, and public health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; the Emory Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare, the largest, most comprehensive health system in Georgia. The Woodruff Health Sciences Center has a $2.3 billion budget, 17,000 employees, 2,300 full-time and 1,900 affiliated faculty, 4,300 students and trainees, and a $4.9 billion economic impact on metro Atlanta.

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