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NCI at AACR 2017 - Tuesday, April 4th

NCI at AACR 2017 - Tuesday, April 4th

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NCI at AACR 2017 Highlights
From the National Cancer Institute
Updating you about NCI's presence and planned activities at the AACR 2017 Annual Meeting 
Today at AACR 
Attend Sessions Featuring NCI Staff
Utilizing "Normal" Genomic Data from the GTEx Project in Cancer Research 
NCI-Sponsored Session
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Marriott Marquis Ballroom 3-4, Meeting Level 2

Funding Opportunities for Cancer Research at Multiple National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutes and Centers with NIH ExpertsNIH-Sponsored Session
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Ballroom 3-4, Meeting Level 2

Meet the Director and Staff of the NCI-Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities 
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
AACRcentral (Booth 1125), MICR Resource Center, Lower Level

Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property: Career Opportunities for Researchers
NIH-Sponsored Session
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Ballroom 3-4, Meeting Level 2

E-cigarettes: Are they a Public Health Threat or a Useful Cessation Tool?
1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Room 201, Level 2, Washington Convention Center

NCI Cross-Disciplinary Programs Supporting Integrated Cancer Research
NCI-Sponsored Session
2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Ballroom 3-4, Meeting Level 2

Adoptive Cellular Therapy for Cancer
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ballroom A-B, Level 3, Washington Convention Center

Transcriptional Regulation in Cancer Cells
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Salon C, Level 1, Washington Convention Center

Novel Approaches for Experimental Therapeutics
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 144, Level 1, Washington Convention Center

The Importance of Mentorship, Organized by the Associate Member Council (AMC)
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
AACRcentral (Booth 1125), Lower Level

NCI's Provocative Questions Initiative: Objectives, Outcomes, Lessons Learned
NCI-Sponsored Session
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Ballroom 3-4, Meeting Level 2
Visit NCI in booth #1407

 Meet the Expert sessions start at 9:30 a.m. 

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Tanya Agurs-Collins, Susan Czajkowski
Opportunities for Health Behavior Research: Energy Balance, Cancer Prevention, and Control

10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
Damali Martin, Tram K. Lam
Epidemiologic Research in Understudied Populations

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Tony Dickherber
Cancer Moonshot Technology Development

11:45 - 12:15 p.m.
Anil Wali
Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Michael Salgaller, John Hewes
How NCI Can Facilitate Your Technology Development and Serve as a Commercialization Partner

1:15 - 1:45 p.m.
Sudhir Srivastava, Sharmistha Ghosh-Janjigian
Pancreatic Cancer Detection Consortium

2:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Aniruddha Ganguly
Cancer Biomarker Assay Development & Funding Opportunities: A Cancer Diagnosis Program Initiative 

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Katherine Ferry-Galow
NCI Pharmacodynamics Biomarker Program

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Igor Kuzmin
Translational Research at the National Cancer Institute: Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs)

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Libin Jia
NCI Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine Programs

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Sonia Jakowlew
The NCI K22 Transition Career Development Award: Facilitating Independence for Mentored Cancer Research Investigators
4:15 - 4:45 p.m.
Michele McGuirl
The New NCI Predoc to Postdoc Transition Award

Here's your chance to learn more about NCI initiatives and programs. Check out the schedule here and plan to attend these popular sessions! 
kiosk Visit our interactive kiosks

Stop by booth kiosks to connect with NCI scientific and program staff. This year, our featured kiosks are:

  • Precision Medicine
  • Cancer Biology
  • Genomics & Strategic Initiatives
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Training Opportunities
  • Cancer Disparities
  • Small Business Innovative Research Development
  • Cancer Causes & Control
  • Technology Development & Partnerships
  • Funding & Grants 
  • Cancer Moonshot
CCU Cancer Close Up

The images collected here as part of the 2017 NCI Cancer Close Up project exemplify NCI-supported research into how nanoscale materials and devices can improve the way cancer is studied, detected, prevented, and treated. Stop by the NCI exhibit booth to see many of these large-scale microscopy images on colorful display. 

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