2017 Grand Challenges Mini Symposium

On May 3, 2017 the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences held the 2017 Grand Challenges Mini Symposium which featured a “A Fearless Campaign to Address the Grand Challenge of Primary Cancer Prevention”. With a goal to coalesce an interdisciplinary group of faculty into an integrated team working to reduce cancer prevalence, presentations in the areas of Nutrition, Exercise, Biostats, Outreach and Public Health were given.

The 2017 Mini Symposium video is also available in two parts. Click for Part 1 or for Part 2.

Mini Symposium Flyer

Symposium Agenda

  • 8:30 – Healthy light breakfast
  • 9:00 – Opening Remarks, Dr. Alan Sams
  • 9:15 – Theme Areas:
    • Nutrition – Dr. Robb Chapkin
    • Exercise – Dr. Tim Lightfoot
    • Biostats – Dr. Raymond Carroll
    • Outreach/Public Health – Dr. Marcia Ory
  • 11:30 – Summary, Dr. Nancy Turner
    • Lunch and roundtable discussions

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