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ResearcHERS Q & A with Dr. Danielle Huggins, Dr. Susan Spencer, and Dr. Dana Carroll

1:15 pm - 2 pm!

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Meeting ID: 987 0506 8392
Passcode: 970857

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Here is a glimpse of the impact your gift can make:

$10 - Can provide a Petri dish for cancer research, essential to the life-saving work of scientific discovery.

$15 - Can provide 50 test tubes needed by scientists working on a cure for cancer.

$20 - The cost of dividing DNA taken from 5 of the 1,200 cases during the American Cancer Society?s Prevention Study II, which helps researchers understand the genetics of cancer.

$30 - Can purchase a glass Erlenmeyer flask, which allow researchers to mix and/or store different substances, including potentially beneficial drugs, to discover their cancer-related effects.

Directions to University Avenue Ramp, adjacent to Alumni Center
Ramp address: 1926 University Ave. SE, Mpls. 55455

From the north, heading south on 35W
Take Exit #18, 4th St-University Ave exit
Cross 4th Street SE; turn left on University Ave
Stay in the right lane, drive 9 blocks to the University Ave Parking Ramp - located on the right side of the street

From the south, heading north on 35W
Take Exit #18, 4th St-University Ave exit
Turn right on University Ave
Stay in the right lane, drive 9 blocks to the University Ave Parking Ramp - located on the right side of the street

From the east or west on I-94
Take Exit #235B, University of Minnesota/Huron Boulevard
Follow Huron Boulevard one block and turn left onto Fulton St (1st stoplight)
Drive 3 blocks and turn right onto Oak St
Follow Oak St past the Alumni Center (on the left) and cross over University Ave.
Oak St will curve to the left and turn into 4th Street
Turn left at the first available street (18th Ave, 17th Ave or 16th Ave)
Drive 1 block and turn left onto University Ave
Immediately get into the right lane and turn right into the University Ave Parking Ramp

ResearcHERS: Fuel her breakthroughs. Fund her discoveries.

Women make invaluable contributions to cancer research, yet they're consistently underrepresented in research leadership. The ResearcHERS campaign wants to change that. Together, we can sustain women-led cancer research, bolster the careers of women researchers, and support a more robust pipeline of female leaders in cancer research. Our goal? To ensure the unique perspective of women remains a powerful and growing force in cancer research.


Our #1 priority is to protect our community during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Here are the changes and safety precautions, based on current infection rates and guidance, we are implementing: 

If you are joining us in-person*:

  • All guests at this event will be required to wear masks, per the University of MN indoor mask mandate.
  • We ask that you please get vaccinated if you are able. Please be prepared to show proof of vaccination when you arrive.
  • If you are not vaccinated, please be prepared to show a negative Covid-test within 72 hours before the event.


*We are limiting attendance numbers for both the meal and the program: 

  • Lunch will be in a separate meeting space with a maximum of 54 ppl
  • The program will be in the main hall with a maximum of 75 ppl


For those who choose for whatever reason to no longer join us in person, we are happy for you to join us via Live-Stream. Information will be sent out a few days prior to the event. 


Questions: contact Amy Countryman, [email protected] | 651.255.8151


Vaccine Required or Negative Covid-19 Test

Recognize COVID-19 Symptoms -The CDC has identified the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. If you have one or more of these symptoms on the day of the event, please stay home. If you are waiting for COVID-19 test results or have had close contact with a person who has tested positive for or who has COVID-19 symptoms, please stay home unless you get a negative test result before the event. 

Your Safety is Our Number One Priority - The COVID-19 virus and its variants are highly contagious. Some people infected with these viruses get severely ill, become hospitalized or die. Event attendees acknowledge the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus, assume all such risk, and the American Cancer Society, Inc., shall not be held liable. 

Protect Our Community -Help to protect our community. Please get vaccinated or a negative COVID test before attending this event if you are not vaccinated. Please report to the [insert here] if you later contract COVID-19 and believe you could have received or spread the virus at the event.

We are thrilled to be moving forward with the 2nd Annual ResearcHERS luncheon.
However, we have some updates to share to allow for the safest experience for all. 

  • We will have limited attendance for both the in-person luncheon and the program.

  • The program will be LIVE-STREAMED for your safety and convenience at no charge. 

If you plan to join us via LIVE-STREAM, please register for a ticket.
By registering you will receive timely event updates, silent auction notifications, and allow for your donation checkout to be much quicker at the end of the program.  

If you have questions about our in-person options, please contact: 
Amy Countryman, [email protected] | 651.255.8151


updated 9.7.21


American Cancer Society
For more information, contact Amy Countryman | 651.255.8151

2nd Annual Luncheon _9.23.21

McNamara Alumni Center, Southeast Oak Street, Minneapolis, MN, USA

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