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This meeting took place in 2001

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Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Leukemia and Lymphoma (F3)

Organizer(s) Michael W. Long and Alan M. Gewirtz
March 23—28, 2001
Keystone Resort • Keystone, CO USA
Abstract Deadline: Nov 22, 2000
Late Abstract Deadline:
Scholarship Deadline:
Early Registration Deadline: Jan 23, 2001

Sponsored by The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Summary of Meeting:
The recent convergence of research in stem cell biology, leukemic cell genetics, and drug discovery has provided remarkable insights into the pathogenesis and treatment of leukemia and lymphoma. These insights have led to the new therapeutic approaches involving the manipulation of molecular and/or biochemical pathways in leukemic cells. Nonetheless, effective treatment and cures for these blood-related diseases remains, in many cases, elusive. This symposium is designed to integrate recent knowledge regarding the basic cellular and molecular biology of leukemia and lymphoma with new approaches to diagnosis and therapy. To this end, a translation research (laboratory to bedside) approach will be encouraged throughout the meeting, with discussions covering new mechanisms regulating hematopoietic cell development, recent data from clinical trials of new molecular therapeutics, and newly emerging directions in diagnosis. The symposium will bring together basic, translational, and clinical investigators in a meeting aimed at developing potential collaborative interactions. The intention is to provide new insights into the molecular targets for the treatment of blood-related cancers.

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Scholarship / Award Information

Scholarship Deadline: (11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time)
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
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Keystone Symposia is offering scholarships of up to 1,200 USD to Students and Postdoctoral fellows. These scholarships are to be used to help defray the expenses associated with conference attendance, including airfare (restrictions may apply based on funding source), ground transportation, lodging costs, and a portion of meeting registration. Receipts will be required to receive reimbursement.

Abstracts submitted for poster presentation will be used as the basis for awarding the scholarships. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on the quality of science of the abstract and the relevance of the abstract to the conference topic. Only one application per abstract is accepted. Only one award per lab will be allocated.


To be eligible for a scholarship, you must be:

A graduate student or postdoctoral fellow currently enrolled in an academic institute at the start of the meeting for which you are applying. Note: a graduate student is defined as a student who is studying for a higher degree at an academic institution. A postdoctoral fellow is defined as an individual with a Ph.D., M.D., or DVM degree who is engaged in a temporary period of mentored research and/or scholarly training for the purpose of acquiring the professional skills needed to pursue their desired career path, and is within 6 years of these degrees.

Review Criteria

Criteria for Abstract Review:

  1. Relevance to the meeting topic
  2. Significance of the scientific question and results
  3. Style
    • Organization (e.g. the abstract has a clear beginning, middle and end)
    • Grammar and spelling
  4. Clarity of scientific presentations
    • Clear question or hypothesis
    • Sufficient background
    • The experimental approach and rationale for the approach are clear
    • The results are clearly presented
    • The interpretation and conclusions are reasonable and logical

Application Process

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