2024 LCRC Annual Scientific Retreat

2024 LCRC Annual Scientific Retreat

The 2024 LCRC Scientific Retreat will take place on Friday, May 17, 2024, at Xavier University of Louisiana at the University Center 3rd Floor Ballroom.


The event is expected to run from 8am-3pm. We will have multiple speakers and an extended poster session for those who submitted abstracts.

Abstract book available here.

*Registration has closed. All attendees must be registered.

If you have any questions, please contact Natalie Black at nblack@lcrc.info or by calling 504-210-1593.

We look forward to seeing you there!

KEY NOTE

Dr. Carol Bult

Professor, Knowlton Family Endowed Chair

Associate Director, Cancer Center DEI Core

The Jackson Laboratory

The primary theme of Dr. Bult's research program is “bridging the digital biology divide,” reflecting the critical role that informatics and computational biology play in modern biomedical research. She is a Principal Investigator in the Mouse Genome Informatics (MGI) consortium that develops knowledgebases to advance the laboratory mouse as a model system for research into the genetic and genomic basis of human biology and disease (http://www.informatics.jax.org).

At The Jackson Laboratory she previously served as the Deputy Director of JAX's NCI-designated Cancer Center and is currently Associate Director of the center's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Core and the Scientific Director of JAX's Patient Derived Xenograft (PDX) and Cancer Avatar program.