NCI at AACR 2021: Meet the Experts
To keep the momentum of the meeting going, NCI will host 16 sessions between the two parts of the AACR Annual Meeting. Join NCI experts live to discuss NCI programs, resources, and opportunities for cancer researchers.
Sessions are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Sign up for sessions of your choice by clicking the respective links below. Once registered for a session, you will receive an email with a calendar invite attached.
Sign language interpreting services are available upon request. Individuals who need interpreting services and/or other reasonable accommodations to participate in these events should contact the NIH Interpreting Office directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 5 days prior to the event.
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All sessions will take place at 1:00–1:30 p.m. ET.
Meet the Experts Week 1: April 19–22
Monday, April 19
|Diversity-Focused Training Opportunities and Resources
Samson Y. Gebreab
|Tuesday, April 20||The NIH as a Technological Commercialization and Economic Development Partner||Joseph Conrad|
|Wednesday, April 21||Data Science Fellowships and Research in Collaboration with the Department of Veteran Affairs||Michelle Berny-Lang
|Thursday, April 22||Funding and Commercialization Resources for Early-Stage Cancer Technologies||Christie Canaria|
Meet the Experts Week 2: April 26–29
Monday, April 26
|Cancer Prevention and Interception Targeted Agent Discovery Program (CAP-IT)||
|Tuesday, April 27||NCI Funding Opportunities for Technology Adoption||Kelly Crotty
|Wednesday, April 28||NCI’s Cancer Research Training Transition Awards||Michael Schmidt|
|Thursday, April 29||Advancing Health Equity through Implementation Science in Cancer Control||April Oh|
Meet the Experts Week 3: May 3–6
Monday, May 3
|Early Detection Research Network (EDRN)
|Tuesday, May 4||NCI Diet and Physical Activity Assessment: Resources, Innovations, and Applications||Kirsten Herrick|
|Wednesday, May 5||NCI SBIR + Tech Transfer = SBIR-TT||John Hewes|
|Thursday, May 6||NCI Cancer Diagnosis Program Initiatives, Funding Opportunities, and Research Resources for Investigators
Meet the Experts Week 4: May 10–13
Monday, May 10
|The NCI National Clinical Laboratory Network||
|Tuesday, May 11||NCI National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) and Cooperative Human Tissue Network (CHTN) Biospecimens Available for the Cancer Research Community||Irina Lubensky
|Wednesday, May 12||NIH Funding: Opportunities for Cancer Research Support from Multiple NIH Institutes and Centers||Sundar Venkatachalam|
|Thursday, May 13||Writing a Persuasive NIH Grant Application: A Program Director’s Perspective||Neeraja Sathyamoorthy|