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Activities at NCI Booth #1401

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

Meet the Experts Sessions

Sunday, April 6

1:30 p.m.Funding Opportunities in Drug Discovery
Suzanne Forry, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
2:00 p.m.High Level Overview of NCI Small Business Programs- Moving Novel, New Cancer Products to the Market
Greg Evans, Small Business Innovation Research, NCI
2:30 p.m.NCI Drug Discovery and Development Program - NExT-CBC
Joseph Tomaszewski, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
3:00 p.m.Cancer CAM Programs at NCI
Libin Jia, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
3:30 p.m.Introduction to NCI SBIR/STTR Programs
Christie Canaria, Small Business Innovation Research, NCI
4:00 p.m.NCI SBIR/STTR Phase IIB Bridge Award and Direct to Phase II Pilot Programs
Andy Kurtz, Small Business Innovation Research, NCI
4:30 p.m.Resources and Tools for Epidemiologists
Sheri Schully, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI

Monday, April 7

10:00 a.m.The Cancer Genome Atlas: A Primer on High Quality Genomic Data
Jean-Claude Zenklasen, The Cancer Genome Atlas, NCI
10:30 a.m.Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
David E. Nelson, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, NCI
11:00 a.m.NCI Specimen Resource Locator and NCTN Biospecimen Navigator: Tools to Locate Biospecimens for Research
Steve Marroulis, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
11:30 a.m.NCI SBIR/STTR One-on-One Informational Sessions to Cover Therapeutic Products
Todd Haim, Small Business Innovation Research, NCI
12:00 p.m.Tips for Writing Successful NIH K08 & K23 Grant Applications
John Ojeifo, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
12:30 p.m.NCI-CRCHD Research Training and Funding Opportunities
Anil Wali, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
1:00 p.m.Technology Development Funding Opportunities from the NCI
Tony Dickherber, Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies, Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, NCI
1:30 p.m.NCI Pharmacodynamic Biomarkers Program
Ralph E. Parchment, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
2:00 p.m.NCI Funding Paradigms and Opportunities
Suresh Mohla, Division of Cancer Biology, NCI
3:30 p.m.Collaborating with NCI for Preclinical and Clinical Childhood Cancer Drug Development
Malcolm Smith, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
4:00 p.m.The Future of Metabolic Profiling in Epidemiologic Studies
Krista Zanetti, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI
4:30 p.m.The Preclinical PREVENT Cancer Program
Vernon Steele, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI

Tuesday, April 8

10:00 a.m.Navigating the NIH Peer Review Process
Syed M. Quadri, Center for Scientific Review, NIH
10:30 a.m.Extramural-intramural Collaborative Projects Utilizing Expertise and Resources in the NIH Clinical Center
Min Song, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
11:00 a.m.Transformation of Experimental Therapeutics: The NCI Experimental Therapeutics Clinical Trials Network (ETCTN)
Percy Ivy, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
11:30 a.m.Tips for Writing Successful NIH K08 & K23 Grant Applications
John Ojeifo, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
12:00 p.m.Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
David E. Nelson, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, NCI
12:30 p.m.NCI Center for Global Health in East Asia
Ann Chao, Center For Global Health, NCI
1:00 p.m.Technology Development Funding Opportunities from the NCI
Tony Dickherber, Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies, Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, NCI
1:30 p.m.NCI Center for Global Health
Lisa Stevens, Center for Global Health, NCI
2:00 p.m.NCI SBIR Funding Opportunities and Practical Strategies on Applying
Ming Zhao, Small Business Innovation Research, NCI
2:30 p.m.NCI Cancer Diagnosis Program Biospecimen Resources Available for Researchers
Aniruddha Ganguly, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI
3:00 p.m.NCI Diversity Training Opportunities
Alison Lin, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
4:00 p.m.Jumpstart Your Career with CSR’s Early Career Reviewer Program
Arnold Revzin, Center for Scientific Review, NIH

Interactive Kiosks

Interactive kiosks within NCI Exhibit Booth #1401 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 Strategic Scientific Initiatives/ Center for Cancer Genomics
  • Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis