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DCB News, Events, and Meetings


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Upcoming Meetings and Events 

May 11, 2021 (3:30 pm – 4:30 pm ET)
SITC-NCI Computational Immuno-oncology Webinar Series
Dr. Eliezer Van Allen (Harvard University/Dana-Farber/BROAD and an IOTN investigator) will give a presentation on immunogenomics. The webinar will be moderated by Dr. Kellie Smith (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine).     

May 13, 2021 (1:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET)
AACR Meet-the-Expert Session - Writing a Persuasive NIH Grant Application: A Program Director’s Perspective
Dr. Neeraja Sathyamoorthy, a DCB Program Director, will be giving this presentation. 

May 13, 2021 (3:00 pm – 4:30 pm ET)
NIH Webinar Series: Moving from Hepatitis Discovery to Elimination - Research Advancing Hepatitis Elimination 
This seminar, hosted by NIMDH/OAR, is titled, "Leaving no one behind: Research to uncover and address health disparities in hepatitis burden of disease and care."  

May 21, 2021 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET)
IABS Webinar on the Evolution of FMT – From Early Clinical to Standardized Treatments
Dr. Phil Daschner, a DCB Program Director, is on the Scientific Committee that organized this event.  

May 27, 2021 (3:30 pm – 4:30 pm ET)
SITC-NCI Computational Immuno-oncology Webinar Series
Dr. Shannon McWeeney (OHSU and a DRSN investigator) will give a presentation on statistics and machine learning. The webinar will be moderated by Dr. Santosh Putta (Qognit Inc).   

June 1, 2021 
Application Deadline: DataViz + Cancer Innovation Lab 
NCI, as part of the Cancer Moonshot, is hosting an Innovation Lab from Aug. 2 - 6 to generate creative data visualization strategies for designing a better cancer patient experience.   

June 17, 2021 (3:30 pm – 4:30 pm ET)
SITC-NCI Computational Immuno-oncology Webinar Series  
Dr. Dana Pe'er (MSKCC and an HTAN investigator) will give a presentation on single-cell RNA sequencing. The webinar will be moderated by Dr. Daniel Wells (Immunai).   

July 15, 2021
CSBC/PS-ON Summer Undergraduate Research Conference 
Summer undergraduate researchers with the CSBC and PS-ON programs will share their work and learn about career paths in cancer research

July 15, 2021 (4:30 pm – 5:30 pm ET)
SITC-NCI Computational Immuno-oncology Webinar Series  
Dr. Michael Angelo (Stanford University and a CIMAC-CIDC investigator) will give a presentation on quantitative imaging. The webinar will be moderated by Dr. Carsten Krieg (Medical University of South Carolina).   

Reports, Summaries, and Videos from Past Events  

Workshop Dates Reports/Summary
Etiology of Early Onset Colorectal Cancer 09/24/2020 – 09/25/2020 Future Medicine: Early-onset colorectal cancer research: gaps and opportunities
2020 Physical Sciences - Oncology Network (PS-ON) 09/21/2020 - 09/23/2020 NCIwebinars YouTube videos: Celebrating a Decade of PS-ON Research and PS-ON Patient Advocacy
Geroscience Summit 10/04/2019 – 10/06/2019 NIH Videocast: Day 1 and Day 2
Deconstructing Tumor Heterogeneity 09/19/2019 – 09/20/2019 Oncotarget: Deconstructing tumor heterogeneity: the stromal perspective
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
Gynecology and Women's Health: Benign Conditions and Cancer 04/25/2019 – 04/26/2019 American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Report of the National Cancer Institute and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development–sponsored workshop: gynecology and women’s health–benign conditions and cancer
Liver Fibrosis to Cancer 04/22/2019 – 04/23/2019 NIH Record: NCI workshop explores liver cancer, which is on rise
Lineage Plasticity and AR-independent Prostate Cancer 12/06/2018 – 12/07/2018 Clinical Cancer Research: The role of lineage plasticity in prostate cancer therapy resistance
Evolutionary Dynamics in Cancer 08/09/2018 – 08/10/2018 Nature Genetics: Characterizing the ecological and evolutionary dynamics of cancer
Progesterone and Breast Cancer 06/21/2018 – 06/22/2018 Hormones and Cancer: Progesterone and breast cancer: an NCI workshop report
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