January 17-18, 2017, Cape Town

AORTIC and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) partnered to present a Workshop on “Capacity Building for Cancer Research in Africa” in Cape Town, from January 17-18, 2017.

The two organizations joined efforts to present a workshop designed to facilitate improved expertise, resources, and infrastructure that can lead to impactful investigator-initiated cancer research in Africa.

Lectures & roundtable discussions included in the programme were:

Basic Research Principles
Responsible Conduct of Research
Getting Grants
Collaboration: Rules of Engagement
Biosampling and Biobanking
Laboratory Best Practices and Workflow
Data Management
Best Practices for Data Analysis
Research Advocacy: Principles and Practices
Research Dissemination
75 delegates attended this highly successful workshop.

The AACR Research conference was held immediately after the 2 day workshop.