Dunleavey wins poster award at UNC Lineberger Scientific Retreat

May 2012 - Graduate student Jim Dunleavey wins first place award for his poster in the Basic Science category at this year's UNC Lineberger Cancer Center Scientific Retreat.

Dunleavey wins poster award at UNC Lineberger Scientific Retreat
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Dunleavey (r) with 2nd place awardee Aadra Bhatt

May 2012 - Graduate student Jim Dunleavey won the first place award in the Basic Science category for his poster, "Role of vascular mimicry in tumor escape from anti-angiogenic therapy," at this year's UNC Lineberger Cancer Center Scientific Retreat.

The retreat was held on May 23, 2012, from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center and featured a talk by the new Chair of the President's Cancer Panel, Dr. Barbara K. Rimer. Dr. Rimer is Dean of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and a UNC Lineberger member.  The poster session included more than 60 posters from students, fellows, and residents. Judges selected 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards in each of three categories: Basic Science, Clinical/Translational Science, and Population Sciences.

Jim is a third-year student conducting his PhD studies in the lab of Drew Dudley.

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