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Monday, April 8

NCI-SPONSORED SESSIONS and SESSIONS FEATURING NCI STAFF

Monday, April 8

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Special Lecture by the NCI Director

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Hall D

Speakers:

  • Harold Varmus, Director, NCI, Bethesda, MD

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NCI's Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives (CSSI): Programs and Highlights
NCI-SPONSORED SESSION

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Room 140

Speakers:

Moderator: Emily J. Greenspan, Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, NCI, Bethesda, MD

  • Emily J. Greenspan
  • Anthony J. Dickherber, Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Emily S. Boja, Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Sean E. Hanlon, Office of Physical Sciences-Oncology, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Dorothy F. Farrell, Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Jennifer Grossman, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Jaime Guidry Auvil, Office of Cancer Genomics, NCI, Bethesda, MD

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The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) – A Rapidly Expanding Community Resource: Status; Review of Data Dissemination
NCI-SPONSORED SESSION

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Room 140

Speakers:

Chairperson: Kenna Shaw, The Cancer Genome Atlas, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Kenna Shaw
  • Liming Yang, The Cancer Genome Atlas, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Brad Ozenberger, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD
  • Nikolaus Schultz, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

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Special Symposium: Underrepresented Populations in Cancer Research: Equitable Access to Clinical Trials and High-Level Cancer Diagnosis and Care

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Room 102

Speakers:

Chairperson: Lowell E. Schnipper, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Walter Wolf, USC School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, CA
  • Otis C. Brawley, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA
  • Jeffrey Abrams, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Derek Raghavan, Levine Cancer Institute, Charlotte, NC
  • Bettye L. Green, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, South Bend, IN

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NCI Resources for Imaging Research
NCI-SPONSORED SESSION

3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Location: Room 140

Speakers:

Moderator: Paula Jacobs, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Paula Jacobs
  • John Freymann, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Laurence Clarke, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Bethesda, MD

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Predictive Modeling of Cancer Treatment in Single Patients (N of 1)*

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Room 207

Speakers:

Moderator: Charles L. Sawyers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

  • Andrea Califano, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • David B. Solit, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • James H. Doroshow, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Elaine Mardis, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Learn about NCI’s New National Strategy for Precision Medicine: Exceptional Responders Initiative at this session.  Find out more from Dr. Barbara Conley at NCI Booth 1402 on April 9 at 4:30 p.m.