Cancer Research from Molecular Discovery and Diagnosis to Global Health:

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  • Posted: November 7, 2011
NCI Press Office


National Cancer Institute Science Writers’ Seminar


What:         Please join us for a science writers' seminar to discuss the latest research in cancer genetics and global
health efforts, including talks from leaders of NCI’s new centers of cancer genomics and global health.
The seminar will allow ample time for Q&A and interaction during the talks.

Who:          Experts from NCI’s Office of the Director:

                        The Rise of Precision Medicine: Cancer Genomics
                        Barbara Wold, Ph.D., Director, NCI Center for Cancer Genomics;
                        Bren Professor of Molecular Biology, California Institute of Technology
                        Cancer from a Global Perspective
                        Edward L. Trimble, M.D., Director, NCI Center for Global Health
                        Women’s cancer:  Global Challenges
                        Jo Anne Zujewski, M.D., Deputy Director, NCI Center for Global Health; Head, Breast Cancer

 When:       Tuesday, December 13, 2011:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EST)
                    Registration is at 8:45 a.m. Talks by experts begin at 9:00 a.m. Coffee and light refreshments offered at
the start of the seminar and during the coffee break.

Where:    National Institutes of Health
                  NCI Director’s Conference Room, Building 31, Room 11A01

How:          For reporters, please register for the seminar by contacting the NCI Office of Media Relations at
(301) 496-6641 or Space is limited.