The O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted its 21st annual Research Retreat on Friday, October 18, and the Department of Pathology had a strong presence at the event. Soory Varambally, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Molecular & Cellular Pathology, served as event co-chair this year.
Soory VaramballyDr. Soory Varambally speaking at the O'Neal CCC Research Retreat

The retreat, held at The Club, saw more than 500 UAB faculty members, trainees and students attend and showcase their cancer-related research, including a poster competition. Click to access the full abstract book.

Kasey Skinner, Ph.D. candidate in the lab of Dr. C. Ryan Miller, Division Director, Neuropathology, won the Seng-jaw Soong Award for Excellence in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research at the retreat. Skinner was the awardee of the Betty Pritchett Spencer Award for Cancer Research at the 2019 Pathology Research Retreat this summer.

KaseySkinnerKasey Skinner receives her award from Dr. Ravi Bhatia, interim director, O'Neil CCC.

For a full list of winners and photos from the event, visit: