Frontiers in Stem Cells in Cancer Course- PHSU - Feb 2-8/2019

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Friday, 14 December 2018

Frontiers in Stem Cells in Cancer @ Ponce Health Sciences University

Ponce, Puerto Rico, February 2-8, 2019


FriSC2 is annual advanced training course that trains 16 promising trainees from predominantly under-represented communities in sophisticated technologies for clinically relevant discoveries in cancer.  The purpose of the training course if to provide comprehensive training in research strategies and state-of-the-art methods on cellular, molecular, and genetic approaches for advancing cancer research.  It is a dynamic course that offers a series of daily lectures on merging concepts, followed by discussions and laboratory research over a week period.  Our intention of to give trainees the knowledge of 'hands-on' laboratory techniques, career mentoring, and the ethical-legal-societal impact of cancer and stem cell research to greatly enhance their careers in this field. FriSC2 has been created for promising graduate students, post-docs, physician-scientists and other scientists.


Please download the applications for the courses at or email at with any questions.  Course tuition will be waived for all applicants and financial aid is available.



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