25th Annual Trainee Research Day

Date & Time

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
8:00am to 5:00pm


Knowlton Mansion
8001 Verree Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19111

Breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks will be offered, followed by an afternoon reception

On Tuesday, October 13, Fox Chase Cancer Center will proudly host Research Day, an annual all-day scientific event designed to foster a sense of community and collaboration between the Institution’s five research programs and seven clinical departments. This year’s event will be held at The Knowlton Mansion in Northeast Philadelphia and attracts nearly 150 research and clinical professionals from Fox Chase Cancer Center and throughout the region. The postdoc-led organizing committee of this event has combined cutting-edge keynote addresses and student presentations with allocated time for networking, vendor exhibits, and career advancement opportunities.

Cancer Metabolic Ecosystems
Ubaldo Martinez Outschoorn, MD
Associate Professor of Medical Oncology
Thomas Jefferson University
Clinical Drug Development: From Bench to Bedside
Anthony J. Olszanski, MD, RPh
Vice Chair, Associate Professor,
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Chief, Section of Solid Tumor Oncology
Co-Director, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Program
Director, Early Clinical Drug
Development Phase 1 Program



The purpose of this event is to:

  • Foster a sense of community and collaboration between various cancer research divisions at Fox Chase Cancer Center
  • Showcase scientific and clinical research achievements
  • Facilitate discussion of diverse career topics in small group settings
  • Provide cutting-edge perspectives on cancer research
  • Exhibit the latest vendor products and tools

There are multiple opportunities to showcase products and promote your company’s logo throughout the event.  Vendors interested in exhibiting at the event are directed to our Exhibitor Opportunities flyer.

Download a Flyer HERE for more details [PDF]

Bailee Sliker, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Cristina Uribe-Alvarez, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Sven Miller, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Glenn Rall, PhD
Professor and Chief Academic Officer;
Blood Cell Development and Function Program,
Fox Chase Cancer Center
John Karanicolas, PhD
Professor and Director of Postdoctoral
and Graduate Student Training Program;
Molecular Therapeutics Program,
Fox Chase Cancer Center
David Y.T. Chen, MD, FACS
Professor and Associate Chief Academic Officer;
Director of Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program;
Department of Surgical Oncology
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Amanda Purdy, PhD
Director, Academic Affairs;
TRIP Initiative Director;
Fox Chase Cancer Center


For more information, please contact Amanda Purdy, PhD, Director of Academic Affairs, via email.

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