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NCI at AACR 2012: Supporting the Journey from Bench to Bedside

Activities at NCI Booth #906

Connect with NCI experts, order free publications, and learn about NCI programs and initiatives.

Meet the Experts Sessions

Sunday, April 1

2:00 p.m.Linking Genome to Proteome: A New NCI Program
Mehdi Mesri, Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research
2:30 p.m.PLCO and NLST Cancer Screening Trials: Results and Data Specimen Availability Christine Berg, Division of Cancer Prevention
3:00 p.m.Informatics Resources Supporting Integrative Cancer Research
Mervi Heiskanen, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology
3:30 p.m.New Proteomic-based Assay for Sensitive and Quantitative Detection of Multiple Biomarkers
Jacob Kagan, Division of Cancer Prevention
4:00 p.m.Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research – Changing More than a Name
David Heimbrook, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Monday, April 2

10:00 a.m.Cancer Disease Site Snapshots
Samantha Finstad, Office of Science Planning and Assessment
10:30 a.m.Center for Global Health
Lisa Stevens, Center for Global Health
11:00 a.m.Partnering with the NCI for Improved Public Health
John Hewes, Technology Transfer Center
11:30 a.m.NCI Funding for Training in Cancer Prevention and Control
Susan Perkins, Center for Cancer Training
12:00 p.m.Informatics Programs at NCI
John Speakman, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology
12:30 p.m.Alliance of Glycobiologists for Detection for Cancer: The Sweet Side of Cancer Detection
Karl Krueger, Division of Cancer Prevention
1:00 p.m.Center for Global Health
Luis Salicrup, Center for Global Health
1:30 p.m.Clinical Assay Development Program
JoyAnn Phillips Rohan, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis
2:00 p.m.NCI Grants Session: Changes in Review, Funding, and Funding Opportunities at the NCI
Suresh Mohla, Division of Cancer Biology
3:00 p.m.PREVENT Cancer Preclinical Drug Development Program
Vernon Steele, Division of Cancer Prevention
Izet Kapetanovic, Division of Cancer Prevention
3:30 p.m.An Informatics Infrastructure for Clinical Trials
David Patton, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology

Tuesday, April 3

10:00 a.m.The Reissued NCI K22 Transition Career Development Award Funding Opportunity Announcement: What You Need to Know
Sonia Jakowlew, Center for Cancer Training
10:30 a.m.Cancer Disease Site Snapshots
Elizabeth Hsu, Office of Science Planning and Assessment
11:00 a.m.How to Write a Successful NCI K99/R00 Application (Pathway to Independence)
Nancy Lohrey, Center for Cancer Training
11:30 a.m.Funding Opportunities at the NCI Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
Rina Das, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
Anil Wali, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
12:00 p.m.NCI Funding Opportunities for F30 and F31 Predoctoral Fellowships
Erica Rosemond, Center for Cancer Training
1:00 p.m.Biospecimen Management,Tracking, and Annotation
Ian Fore, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology
1:30 p.m.Developing Biomarkers for Cancer Detection: It Takes a Village
Sudhir Srivastava, Division of Cancer Prevention
2:00 p.m.Technology Assessment for Cancer Proteomics
Christopher Kinsinger, Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research
2:30 p.m.Rapid Discovery of Novel Antiangiogenic Drugs Using a Phenotypic Profiling Platform with High Predictive Value for Preclinical Models of Cancer
Enrique Zudaire, Center for Cancer Research
3:00 p.m.Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
David E. Nelson, Division of Cancer Prevention

Wednesday, April 4

10:00 a.m.Training in the Center for Cancer Research
Terry Moody, Center for Cancer Training

Interactive Kiosks

Interactive kiosks within NCI Exhibit Booth #906 provide attendees with access to NCI experts, as well as Web material and other free information resources about the following NCI programs:

  • Center for Cancer Training
  • Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives
  • Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
  • Division of Cancer Prevention
  • Meet the Experts
  • NCI Resources