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NCI at AACR 2013: Advancing Cancer Care through Quality Research

Activities at NCI Booth #1402

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

Meet the Experts Sessions

Sunday, April 7

2:00 p.m.Meet the NCI SBIR Development Center: Accelerating Cancer Technology Commercialization
Ming Zhao, Small Business Innovation Research, NCI
2:30 p.m.Support and Resources for Cancer Nanotechnology Research
Dorothy Farrell, Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research, NCI
3:00 p.m.Cancer Disease Site Snapshots
Samantha Finstad, Office of Science Planning and Assessment, NCI
3:30 p.m.Bridging the Gap: Accessing Cancer Datasets in the Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes
Stefanie Nelson, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI

Monday, April 8

1:00 p.m.Follow the Brick Road: Navigating the NIH Peer Review Process
Elaine Sierra-Rivera, Center for Scientific Review, NIH
Luis Salicrup, Center for Global Health, NCI
1:30 p.m.Detection of Pathogen-Induced Cancer
Jo Ann Rinaudo, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
2:00 p.m.PREVENT, Cancer Preclinical Drug Development Program
Vernon Steele, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
2:30 p.m.Overview of Programs and Funding Opportunities Supported by Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
Rina Das, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
Anil Wali, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
3:00 p.m.Special Training And Funding Session

Tuesday, April 9

10:00 a.m.Genetic Simulation Resources (GSR) and other Catalogues of Genomic Resources: Tools to Support your Research
Leah Mechanic, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI
10:30 a.m.Companion Imaging and Biomarkers for Early Cancer Detection
Richard Mazurchuk, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
11:00 a.m.Jumpstart Your Career: the NIH Early Career Reviewer Program
Monica Basco, Center for Scientific Review, NIH
11:30 a.m.Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies Program
Tony Dickherber, Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, NCI
12:00 p.m.NCI Research Resources
Genevieve Medley, Office of Science Planning and Assessment, NCI
Eden Cooper, Office of Science Planning and Assessment, NCI
12:30 p.m.Cancer Disease Site Snapshots
Danielle Daee, Office of Science Policy and Assessment, NCI
1:00 p.m.NCI Grants Session: Changes in Review, Funding, and Funding Opportunities at the NCI
Suresh Mohla, Division of Cancer Biology, NCI
2:00 p.m.Opportunity to Collaborate with NCI's Early Detection Research Network
Sudhir Srivastava, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
2:30 p.m.Cancer Disease Site Snapshots
Judy Keen, Office of Science Policy and Analysis, NIH
3:00 p.m.Advancing Cancer Technology Commercialization: Policy Updates to the SBIR/STTR Programs
Jennifer Shieh, Small Business Research Innovation, NCI
3:30 p.m.Meet the NCI SBIR Development Center: Accelerating Cancer Technology Commercialization
Deepa Narayanan, Small Business Innovation Research, NCI
Jennifer Shieh, Small Business Innovation Research, NCI
4:00 p.m.NCI Research Resources
Genevieve Medley, Office of Science Planning and Assessment, NCI
Eden Cooper, Office of Science Planning and Assessment, NCI
4:30 p.m.Evolving a National Strategy for Precision Medicine: Exceptional Responders Initiative*
Barbara Conley, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI

Wednesday, April 10

10:00 a.m.Overdiagnosis of Cancer: Challenge and Opportunity for Research
Sudhir Srivastava, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
10:30 a.m.Center for Global Health Partnership Priorities
Dan McBrayer, Center for Global Health, NCI
11:00 a.m.Meet the NCI SBIR Development Center: Accelerating Cancer Technology Commercialization
Xing-Jian Lou, Small Business Innovation Research, NCI
11:30 a.m.Cancer Disease Site Snapshots
Judy Keen, Office of Science Policy and Analysis, NIH

Interactive Kiosks

Interactive kiosks within NCI Exhibit Booth #1402 provide attendees with access to NCI experts, as well as Web material and other free information resources about the following NCI programs:

  • NIH Center for Scientific Review
  • Center for Cancer Training
  • Division of Cancer Prevention
  • Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
  • Center for Global Health
  • Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives