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Activities at NCI Exhibit Booth #1224

NCI staff were available at the NCI exhibit booth (#1224) during exhibit hours to answer questions about NCI programs, resources, training, and funding opportunities. 

Meet the Experts

In addition to meeting with programmatic staff, the NCI booth featured several presentations from experts across the institute on specific topics. 

Date Time Presentation Presenter(s)

Sunday, April 10

2:30 p.m.

The NCI as a Technology Development and Commercialization Partner

Joe Conrad, Ph.D.

3:30 p.m.

Participant Engagement and Cancer Genome Sequencing (PE-CGS) Network

Leah Mechanic, Ph.D.

Monday, April 11 10:30 a.m.

The NCI as a Technology Development and Commercialization Partner

Emily Krach, Ph.D.

11:00 a.m.

NCI Institutional Training/Career Development Awards T32/K12

Mark Damico, Ph.D.

12:00 p.m. Cooperative Human Tissue Network (CHTN) & NCI National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) Biospecimens Available for the Cancer Research Community Aniruddha Ganguly, Ph.D. on behalf of Irina Lubensky, M.D.
1:30 p.m.

Cancer Susceptibility and Epidemiology

Stephen Chanock, M.D.

2:30 p.m.

Opportunities for Cancer Research Support from Multiple NIH Institutes and Centers

Morgan O’Hayre, Ph.D.

3:30 p.m.

How to Study Ras in Membranes

Tommy Turbyille, Ph.D.

4:00 p.m.  Research Advocacy in Basic Cancer Research Kelly Crotty, Ph.D.; Eric M. Johnson Chavarria, Ph.D.; Brunilde Gril, Ph.D.
Tuesday, April 12 10:30 a.m.

NCI’s Patient Derived Models Repository

Yvonne A. Evrard, Ph.D.

11:00 a.m.

Physical Sciences and Engineering in Oncology Funding Opportunities

Jennifer Couch, Ph.D., and Eric M. Johnson Chavarria, Ph.D.

11:30 a.m.

The IMAT program: A grant program to support early-stage innovative technology development

Kelly Crotty, Ph.D., and Tony Dickherber, Ph.D.

12:00 p.m.

SBIR-TT (Tech Transfer) and Other Ways the NCI Assists Technology Development

Michael L. Salgaller, Ph.D.

1:30 p.m.

NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00)

Mariam Eljanne, Ph.D.

2:30 p.m.

High Throughput Screening with Tumor Complex Spheroids and Organoids from the NCI PDMR

Beverly A. Teicher, Ph.D.

3:00 p.m.

The NCI’s Informatics Technology for Cancer Research Program

Juli Klemm, Ph.D.

3:30 p.m. NCI DCTD-Cancer Diagnosis Programs and Funding Opportunities Aniruddha Ganguly, Ph.D.


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