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Linear Accelerator Celebration

Event Type
Ceremony/Service
Sponsor
College of Veterinary Medicine
Date
Jun 10, 2019   All Day
Cost
Free, advance registration is requested
Registration
Registration
Contact
Kristen Eighner
E-Mail
ope@vetmed.illinois.edu
Phone
271-333-2907
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Originating Calendar
Veterinary Medicine Office of Public Engagement

9:00 am Heritage Breakfast
A continental breakfast with the Illinois oncology team, honoring the Illinois oncology legacy, especially Illinois-trained oncologists, and taking a first look at how the TrueBeam® will advance cancer care at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

12:00 noon Discovery Lunch
Boxed lunch, especially for cancer and biomedical researchers at Illinois, and a demonstration of how the TrueBeam® can be useful in basic cancer research, such as the irradiation of experimental cell lines or mouse models.

2:00 pm Linear Accelerator Dedication
The official ribbon-cutting ceremony and placement of a commemorative time capsule, especially for college and campus leaders who made this acquisition possible.

3:00 pm Linear Accelerator Open House
Refreshments and a chance to view the new linear accelerator wing for everyone.

5:00 pm Specialists Reception
Wine and cheese and a demonstration of some unique applications of the TrueBeam® linear accelerator for patient care, especially for regional veterinarians with an oncology/radiation focus.

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