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Visit NCI Exhibit Booth #809

NCI staff are available at the NCI exhibit booth (#809) 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 will feature several presentations from experts across the institute on specific topics.

Date Time Presentation Presenter(s)

Sunday, April 16

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

NIH Research Enhancement Award (R15)

Ruibai Luo, Ph.D.
Gril, Brunilde, Ph.D.

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

NIH as a Technology Development and Commercialization Partner

Joe Conrad, Ph.D.

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Human Cancer Models Initiative (HCMI): An Overview

Julyann Perez-Mayoral, Ph.D.

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Career Opportunities at the Center for Cancer Research 

Shauna Clark, Ph.D.
Aubrey Wachter

Monday, April 17 11:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Funding Opportunities for the Development of Tumor Site-Activated Small Molecules

Sharad Verma, Ph.D.

1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Human Cancer Models Initiative: A Resource for the Scientific Community

Eva Tonsing-Carter, Ph.D.

1:30 - 2:00 p.m. NCI SBIR Programs - Commercialize your cancer technology Ming Zhao, Ph.D.
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Program Project (P01) Grant Development Guidance

Aniruddha Ganguly, Ph.D.

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Advancing Diversity in Cancer Research: Funding Opportunities for Early Stage Investigators

Behrous Davani, Ph.D.
JoBeth McCarthy, DHSC(c), M.P.H.
Anil Wali, Ph.D.

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

3D Cell Culture Screening at NCI Using Patient-Derived Models

Beverly A. Teicher, Ph.D.

3:30 - 4:00 p.m. NIH as a Technology Development and Commercialization Partner Emily Krach, Ph.D.
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Pediatric Hour: CCDI Joe Flores-Toro, Ph.D.
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Pediatric Hour: Kids First Danielle Daee, Ph.D.
Tuesday, April 18 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Metastasis Research Network

Christine Nadeau, Ph.D.

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

R50 NCI Research Specialist (Clinician Scientist) Award PAR-21-306

Abdul Tawab Amiri, Ph.D.

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative & Opportunities for Biomaterials Research

Steven Becker, Ph.D. 

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

SBIR/STTR Progams & Entrepreneurial SBIR/STTR Opportunities for PhD students and Postdocs 

Saroj Regmi, Ph.D.

11:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Biospecimen Resources for the Research Community: Cooperative Human Tissue Network, NCI National Clinical Trials Network and Specimen Resource Locator

Aniruddha Ganguly, Ph.D.

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

You Can Choose Both: Strategies for Companies Seeking Both NCI Partnership and SBIR Funding Opportunities

Michael Salgaller, Ph.D.

1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

The NCI K22 Transition Career Development Award: An Award to Facilitate Independent Careers for Mentored Cancer Researchers

Sonia Jakowlew, Ph.D.

1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Introduction to NIH Applicant Assistance Program: a Free Application Coaching Program for New and Returning Applicants Patti Weber, DrPH
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Introduction to SBIR and STTR funding at the NCI Jian Lou, Ph.D.
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Training at the NCI: Beyond Policy and Grants Chanelle Case Borden, Ph.D.
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. NCI Experimental Therapeutics (NExT) Program: A Government, Academic, Industry Partnership for Cancer Drug Discovery and Development John Giraldes, M.S.
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Cancer Grand Challenges: Open Funding Call for Global Research Teams Andy Kurtz, Ph.D.
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Funding Opportunities in Cancer Biology  Claire McCarthy, Ph.D.
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Opportunities with Digital Twins for Cancer Patients Eric Stahlberg, Ph.D.

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