Posters / Fast Forward

Clinical Genomics - Sponsor 2018 Best of Posters Award

2018 Sponsor
The 2018 Best of Posters Award is proudly supported by Clinical Genomics

The AGITG recognises excellence in the Posters and Fast Forward Sessions at each annual meeting. The winning presenter in the Posters Session receives a $3,500 prize and framed certificate. The winning presenter in the Fast Forward session receives $1,500 and a framed certificate. The Awards are presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting Dinner and details of the Award recipients are published on the AGITG website and in the Annual Report. The Awards provide an excellent opportunity to be recognised by peers for contributions to the Group and annual meeting.

Abstract submissions are CLOSED at 5:00PM AEST on 6th July 2018.

Abstract Authors notified 6th September 2018

Please note your abstract may also be chosen as a mini oral presentation in the conference program – Best of the Best or Fast Forward sessions.

See below for details of past Award recipients.

Best of Posters Awards 2017
Ipsen

2017 Sponsor

The 2017 Best of Posters Award was proudly supported by Ipsen.
Dr Mooi

2017 Winner – Best of Posters

The winner of the 2017 Best of Posters was Dr Jennifer Mooi of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute for ‘Exploring Consensus Molecular Subtypes (CMS) as predictors of benefit from bevacizumab in first line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer: retrospective analysis of the MAX clinical trial’. Dr Mooi receives $3,500 and a framed certificate.
2017 Runner Up – Best of Posters

2017 Runner Up – Best of Posters

The runner-up of the Best of Posters was Dr Margaret Lee of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute VIC for her poster and oral presentation ‘The potential of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) to guide adjuvant chemotherapy decision making in locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC)’.  Dr Lee receives $1,500 and a framed certificate.
Dr Melanie McCoy

2017 Winner – Fast Forward

Dr Melanie McCoy was this year’s Fast Forward winner for ‘The Cancer Stem-Like Cell Marker SOX2 is Prognostic and May Predict Response to Chemotherapy in Colon Cancer’.
Best of Posters Awards 2016
Ipsen

2016 Sponsor

The 2016 Best of Posters Award was proudly supported by Ipsen.
Sharon Pattison - 2016 Poster Winner

2016 Winner – Best of Posters

The winner of the 2016 Best of Posters was Sharon Pattison of University of Otago for ‘Mismatch repair deficiency, inflammatory score and prognosis in gastric cancer’. The runner up was Melanie McCoy, St John of God Hospital Subiaco for ‘Immune biomarkers of response to chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer’.
Melanie McCoy - 2016 Runner Up Poster

2016 Runner Up – Best of Posters

The runner up was Melanie McCoy, St John of God Hospital Subiaco for ‘Immune biomarkers of response to chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer’.
Best of Posters Awards 2015
Ipsen

2015 Sponsor

The 2015 Best of Posters Award was proudly supported by Ipsen.
Dr Rebecca Tay

2015 Winner – Best of Posters

The Posters Session continued to grow in 2015. Dr Rebecca Tay from Eastern Health was awarded the Best of Posters for her poster entitled "Survival impact of adjuvant chemotherapy for resected early stage rectal adenocarcinoma".
Best of Posters Awards 2014
Ipsen

2014 Sponsor

The 2014 Best of Posters Award was proudly supported by Ipsen.
Dr Matthew Burge

2014 Winner – Best of Posters

Dr Matthew Burge of Royal Brisbane Hospital won the Best Poster Award sponsored by Ipsen. Dr Burge’s poster was entitled: “A prospective, single institution study of the impact of Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron Emission Tomograpthy with concurrent non-contract CT scanning (PET/CT) on the management of operable Pancreatic, Ampullary or Distal Bile Duct cancer.”