Welcome to the 64th Annual Radiation Research Society Meeting

The 64th Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society will be held at the Historic Hilton Chicago Hotel on
September 23-26, 2018. The full day SIT Workshop will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018.

Members of the Program Committee have assembled an outstanding scientific program with exciting plenary speakers, stimulating 8AM topical review sessions, and two presidential symposiums that include speakers with research programs that use state-of-the-art techniques to make important advances in radiation research. Approximately 50% of the speakers for the oral sessions will come from top scoring abstracts. Therefore, I encourage you and your colleagues to submit an abstract of your most exciting science so that you can further enhance the quality of what promises to be an outstanding scientific program. Continuing this year will be the inclusion of CME credits for selected scientific sessions.

The hotel is fabulous, the program is world class, and Chicago is an easily accessible, fun destination. I look forward to seeing you at the upcoming annual meeting for an extraordinary meeting!

See you in Chicago,

David Kirsch, MD PhD
Chair, RRS 2018 Program Committee
Topics of Interest:
- Variations in cancer risk
- Modeling cancer in the mouse
- Radiation and immunotherapy
- Proton radiation therapy
- Radiation carcinogenesis as a consequence of selection (not

- Immune system immunotherapy and biomarkers of response
- Big data analysis
- Radiation toxicity to the heart
- Primer on chromatin biology
- Computational biophysics
- Hibernation and radiation effects

- Cancer risk among survivors of the atomic bomb and exposure for
  medical imaging and radiotherapy

- Future of radiation biology education
- Nanoparticles: applications for imaging and radiotherapy
- The role of ATM, ATR, and DNA-PK in radiation response
- Principles of carbon ion radiotherapy
- Transitioning to scientific independence
- Non-carcinogenic effects of space radiation
- Combined radiation and blast injury
- Future radiobiology for advanced radiotherapies
- p53 in radiation response and tumor suppression

Important Dates

March 1
Abstract Submission

March 8
Registration Open

April 16
Abstract Submission

May 22
Poster & Award

May 24
Late-Breaking Abstract Submissions Open

June 22
Early Registration

June 25
Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Closed

July 20
Poster Attendees
Registration Deadline

July 27
Advanced Registration

September 7
Late Registration

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