Postdoc Symposium: Elizabeth Travis (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)

March 22, 2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC; Medical Campus)

Registration is now open!

Keynote Speaker:  Elizabeth L. Travis, Ph.D.

Dr. Travis is the Associate Vice President for Women & Minority Faculty Inclusion Programs and the Mattie Allen Fair Professor in Cancer Research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. As an advocate for women in science, she served as President of Women Executives in Science and Healthcare (Formerly Society of Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, SELAM) from 2012-2013 and received the Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Development Award (for an individual) from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in 2009. In 2007 she was named a Fellow of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (FASTRO); fewer than 300 distinguished scientists nationwide have received this honor. She holds dual appointments as a Professor in the Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology and the Department of Pulmonary Medicine at MD Anderson. Dr. Travis received a Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology/Radiation Biology from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. She completed postdoctoral training at Mount Vernon Hospital Gray Laboratory, Northwood, Middlesex as well as the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.
Full Schedule to include:
  • Panel Discusssion: “The Stories Behind a CV”
  • Poster Session
  • Postdoc Talks
2018 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

Do you consider your mentor to be outstanding?  Does he or she go out of their way to ensure your success?  Then nominate him or her for the 14th Annual Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award!  The Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award will be presented at the Postdoc Symposium on March 22nd.  You must be a current WU postdoc to nominate someone, and you may only nominate current WU faculty members.  Go to​ to submit your nomination.

The Postdoc Symposium is sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, the WashU Postdoc Society, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

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