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Gemma
Gemma
December 18, 2017

Doing cancer research in a developing country

Hi everyone! I’m Gemma, I’m a YI Board member and co-chair of the Blog working committee. Today I’m delighted to introduce Francianne Andrade, a PhD candidate from Brazil and a new YI committee member. Here’s what Francianne has to say about the importance of doing research in a developing country:

My name is Francianne and I am a Ph.D. student in Brazil. I am a graduate in Biomedical Sciences. Today I would like to share about my difficulties and the gratifying experience in a research career in a developing country. I am part of the team for molecular diagnosis and study of hematological diseases, specifically identifying genetic abnormalities as part of the characterization of acute leukemias in children.

David
David
December 14, 2017

SIOP Grant Awardee Spotlight

Hi everyone.  Below is an additional SIOP grant awardee spotlight from one of our researchers who presented at the SIOP annual congress in Washington.         Christopher Chikhosi Stanley is a research analyst and biostatistian working with UNC Project in Malawi. He initially graduated in 2014 with this degree and has since moved […]

David
David
December 5, 2017

SIOP Grant Awardees-2017

        The SIOP Congress this year in Washington, D.C. was a great opportunity to hear about young investigators across the world doing innovative research.  There were numerous grant awardees at this meeting and as a result we wanted to put together a series describing the award winners.  Stay tuned for following weeks […]

David
David
November 27, 2017

Mentoring in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hi everyone! I’m David, a member of the SIOP YI Blog Committee. Today I am posting a brief question and answer session I had with Dr. Jeremy Slone, a pediatric hematologist/oncologist from Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Slone who is primarily based at the Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana, where he is providing clinical care to hematology and oncology […]

Gemma
Gemma
November 13, 2017

An Overview of our YI-NET Mentorship Programme

Hi everyone! My name is Gemma. I’m a YI Board member from the U.K. Today on the blog I am posting on behalf of Dr Enrico Pozzo, who is a YI committee member and contributes to our Mentorship working group. Here’s what Enrico had to say:

Gemma
Gemma
November 7, 2017

An overview of YI-NET activities at the Washington Congress

Hi everyone! My name is Gemma, I’m a SIOP YI board member. This week on the blog I’m providing an overview of the Young Investigator Network (YI-NET) activities at the recent SIOP Congress, which was held in Washington DC (12th-15th October 2017).

Gemma
Gemma
October 23, 2017

Would you like to join the Young Investigator’s Network Committee?

The SIOP Young Investigators Network (YI-NET) Committee is looking for new committee members.

Gemma
Gemma
October 9, 2017

Fellowship at iPODD/Roche: a perfect match for me!

Hi Everyone! My name is Gemma, I’m a SIOP YI Board member. Today I am posting on behalf of Dr Guillaume Bergthold, who shares his experiences of his Fellowship in Industry with Roche.

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