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DCB News and Events


A recent Cancer Currents Blog features DCB-supported research and includes a perspective from Phil Daschner, a Program Director in DCB: Keto Molecule Offers Clue for Preventing Colorectal Cancer

A recent Cancer Currents Blog features research funded by our division's Cancer Systems Biology Consortium (CSBC) and includes a perspective from Hannah Dueck, a Program Director in DCB: Cancer in Lymph Nodes May Help Tumors Spread by Enlisting Immune Cells

A recent Cancer Currents Blog features DCB-funded research and includes a perspective from Christine Nadeau, a Program Director in DCB: Body Location May Influence Fate of Cells with Cancer-Causing Mutations

A recent Cancer Currents Blog includes a perspective from Ian Fingerman, a Program Director in DCB: Embryos in the Womb Can Get Gene Mutations That Lead to Cancer in Adulthood

A recent Cancer Currents Blog features DCB-funded research and includes a perspective from Brunilde Gril, a Program Director in DCB: Alzheimer’s-Linked Protein May Help Melanoma Spread to Brain

Upcoming Events 

June 28 & 29, 2022 (4:00 - 4:30 pm ET)
DCB Cancer Immunotherapy Month Twitter Chat (#CIMChat22)
 Join the IOTN DMRC team, Dr. Melissa Davis, Dr. James Gulley, Dr. Jennifer Guerriero, & the SITC team (including Dr. Bernard Fox) at @NCICancerBio to discuss recent advances and future directions of cancer immunotherapy research.

July 14, 2022 (1:30 - 2:30 pm ET)
SITC-NCI Computational Immuno-oncology Webinar: Microbiome Analyses and Clinical Decision Making
Dr. Jennifer Wargo (MD Anderson Cancer Center) will be sharing microbiome analyses to enable immuno-oncology clinical-decision making in a presentation moderated by Dr. Carsten Krieg (Medical University of South Carolina).

July 14, 2022 (3:00 - 4:00 pm ET)
Pre-Application Webinar for RFA-CA-22-016: Pediatric Immunotherapy Network (PIN)
NCI staff  will provide orientation and programmatic guidance to potential applicants by explaining the goals and objectives of the Pediatric Immunotherapy Network (PIN). Potential applicants are encouraged to submit their questions by July 12 to 

August 4 - 5, 2022 
DCB Summer Undergraduate Research Program Conference
This conference includes a scientific poster session, career mentorship keynote talks, and networking opportunities for summer undergraduate research students.  

August 18, 2022 (2:00 - 3:00 pm ET)
SITC-NCI Computational Immuno-oncology Webinar: Multiplex Imaging for Biomarker Development
Dr. Janis Taube (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine) will be discussing multiplex imaging for immuno-oncology biomarker development in a presentation moderated by Dr. Riyue Bao (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center).

August 25 - 26, 2022 
NCI Junior Investigator Annual Meeting
This hybrid meeting is a collaborative effort of NCI programs, including CSBCPS-ON, BD-STEP, MetNet, & CISNET, and is open to all junior investigators (i.e., graduate students, postdocs, and early career faculty). 

September 13 - 14, 2022 
Physical Sciences - Oncology Network (PS-ON) Annual Investigators Meeting
This meeting brings together PS-ON researchers to share their physical sciences in oncology findings, new experimental approaches, and more.   

September 15, 2022 (1:00 - 2:00 pm ET)
SITC-NCI Computational Immuno-oncology Webinar: Machine Learning and AI 
Dr. Olivier Elemento (Weill Cornell & IOTN) will be sharing machine learning and artificial intelligence approaches to advance immuno-oncology in a presentation moderated by Dr. Santosh Putta (Qognit Inc).

September 15 - 16, 2022 
Cancer Systems Biology Consortium (CSBC) Annual Investigators Meeting
This meeting brings together CSBC researchers to share their data, systems biology approaches, and more.  

October 13 - 14, 2022 
Animal Models for Cancer Interception and Precision Prevention Virtual Workshop
This DCB and NCI Division of Cancer Prevention meeting will explore the challenges and opportunities in utilizing animal models for cancer prevention research.

Past Events  

Event Dates Reports/Summaries/Videos
At the Intersection of RNA Metabolism and Genome Maintenance in Cancer Workshop 12/06/2021 - 12/07/2021 DCB webpage: Summary and documents from the workshop
NCI Symposium on Mutation Signatures and Cancer 12/02/2021 – 12/03/2021 DCB webpage: Summary, recordings, documents, and social media from the symposium 
Diet as a Modifier of Tumor Metabolism Workshop 07/14/2021 – 07/15/2021 DCB webpage: Summary, documents, and social media from the workshop
DCB - National Science Foundation (NSF) Square Tables 03/23/2021 – 03/31/2021 DCB webpage: Summaries of the three square tables
2021 NIH Webinar Series: Moving from Hepatitis Discovery to Elimination 03/04/2021 – 10/14/2021 DCB webpage: Summary and recordings of past webinars
Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Think Tank 09/24/2020 –09/25/2020 DCB webpage: Summary, documents, and reports from the workshop
2020 Physical Sciences - Oncology Network (PS-ON) 09/21/2020 – 09/23/2020 YouTube videos: Celebrating a Decade of PS-ON Research and PS-ON Patient Advocacy
DataViz + Cancer MicroLabs 08/31/2020 – 09/09/2020

YouTube videos: MicroLab 1, MicroLab 2, MicroLab 3MicroLab 4 and MicroLab 5

Immuno-Oncology Models Workshop 07/09/2020 – 07/10/2020 DCB webpage: Summary, documents, and commentary from the workshop 
Geroscience Summit 10/04/2019 – 10/06/2019 NIH Videocast: Day 1 and Day 2
Deconstructing Tumor Heterogeneity Workshop 09/19/2019 – 09/20/2019 DCB webpage: Summary, documents, and report from the workshop
Innovation Lab: Systems Biology for the Cancer Microbiome 04/29/2019 – 05/03/2019 Trends in Cancer: The cancer microbiome: distinguishing direct and indirect effects requires a systemic view
Workshop on Gynecology and Women's Health: Benign Conditions and Cancer 04/25/2019 – 04/26/2019 DCB webpage: Summary, documents, and report from the workshop
Liver Fibrosis to Cancer Workshop 04/22/2019 – 04/23/2019 NIH Record: NCI workshop explores liver cancer, which is on rise
Lineage Plasticity and AR-independent Prostate Cancer Workshop 12/06/2018 – 12/07/2018 Clinical Cancer Research: The role of lineage plasticity in prostate cancer therapy resistance
Evolutionary Dynamics in Cancer Workshop 08/09/2018 – 08/10/2018 Nature Genetics: Characterizing the ecological and evolutionary dynamics of cancer
Progesterone and Breast Cancer Workshop 06/21/2018 – 06/22/2018 Hormones and Cancer: Progesterone and breast cancer: an NCI workshop report
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