NCI Social Media Events
A large part of the mission of the National Cancer Institute is to share information and updates with the public and cancer research community. Social media is an ideal platform for connecting with people, and we often participate in live social media events like Facebook Live, YouTube Live and Twitter chats. Listed below are past and upcoming social media events involving NCI and our partners.
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Upcoming Social Media Events
NCI’s 2019 Plans: Conversation with the NCI Director
Facebook Live and Twitter Live
January 25, at 12:00 p.m. ET
At this live social media event, Ned Sharpless, MD, Director, NCI, will discuss NCI’s budget and plans for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. Elizabeth Jaffee, MD, Deputy Director, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD, Senior Vice President and Vice Dean for Science, Chief Scientific Officer, NYU Langone Health, will moderate the conversation. Building off of his recent blog post on this topic, Drs. Sharpless, Jaffee, and Bar-Sagi will discuss NCI’s recent funding decisions and what’s on the horizon for FY2019. For the second half of the event, Dr. Sharpless will answer live questions from viewers. Participants are encouraged to ask questions during the event in the comments section.