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Ohio State and the Avinashilingam University for Women (AWU) will host the International Conference on Translational Cancer Research at AWU in Tamil Nadu, India on December 14 – 16, 2015. The conference aims to reveal upcoming research in the areas of herbal medicine, cancer studies and nutrigenomics, as well as explore the prospects of translational research in cancer studies. Renowned speakers from India and experts from Ohio State will discuss new insights for cutting-edge science in cancer research.

Melvin Pascall, professor in Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, will co-chair the event with P.R. Padma from AWU serving as chair. The Ohio State India Gateway will provide support for the conference in-country.

Faculty members, post-doctoral fellows, research scholars and post-graduate students are encouraged to send abstracts and full papers. Abstracts must be submitted by November 15 and full papers are due November 30. For complete details regarding the call for papers, registration, presentations and more, visit ictcr2015.com.

Carlos Mendez, a Buckeye abroad in IndiaCarlos Mendez, a senior studying biomedical engineering, is a Buckeye abroad in Jaipur, India, as an engineering intern for summer 2015.

“Both of my parents came to the U.S. from Puerto Rico, instilling in me a language, culture and set of values that have become my own. This bicultural background has challenged me to think differently and has equipped me many of the tools needed to adapt and thrive across the globe. At Ohio State, I have sought such opportunities that allow me to teach, learn, give and receive in these different cultural contexts.”

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Ryan Fisher abroad in IndiaRyan Fisher, a senior public health major, studied abroad May 2015 with the program, Public Health Perspectives: India.

"I got to meet twenty amazing students as we bonded throughout the course. I was able to take a global public health class with an Indian focus by traveling to over ten different field sites to learn real-world applications of public health systems in a developing country."

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