Biennial MRS Meetings
The Metastasis Research Society organizes a international congress every two years to provided a venue dedicated to the exchange of information and furtherance of research into all aspects of metastasis, from the molecular bases of tumor cell invasion to clinical management of disseminated cancer. The conference, alternating in the Western and Eastern hemispheres, is orchestrated through an international collaborative effort with global organization dedicated to the understanding and treatment of metastatic cancer.
Since the first inaugural meeting organized in 1984 by the society's founder, Dr. Hellman, the society has brought together international experts in the field every two years. Sixteen international conferences have been organized since that innaugeral conference. The 16th international conference was organized by Dr. Yibin Kang and Dr. Qinghua Zhou in Chengdu, China. Pictures from this conference can be found here. Active members receive ongoing communication regarding scientific conferences related to metastasis and speaking opportunities. Moreover, members benefit from reduced registration fees and unique networking opportunities.
MRS2018 will be at Princeton University in Princeton, NJ from August 1-5, 2018. The Young Investigator Satellite Meeting will take place on August 1st with the main Biennial Congress following on August 2nd-5th.
The society frequently organizes special sessions, workshops and networking opportunities for individuals attending larger meetings such as the annual conference of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).