The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is the oldest and largest scientific organization in the world focused on every aspect of high-quality, innovative cancer research. Committed to building and training a diverse cancer research workforce, the AACR invests in the training of the next generation of cancer researchers and early-career investigators by offering the following Educational Workshops in 2020.
Dr. Yaihara Fortis-Santiago and science teachers during one of the workshops on the book ¡Ciencia Boricua!
Throughout the course of the school year 2012 several members and contributors to the book ¡Ciencia Boricua! ensayos y anécdotas del científico puertorro came together to offer professional workshops for teachers of grades K-12 on how to use the book as a complementary tool to contextualize and enhance the science curriculum in Puerto Rican classrooms. The company Pfizer, Puerto Rico, facilitated several of these workshops.
The workshops consisted of the following components: