domingo, 31 de marzo de 2019

NCI at AACR - Attend the NCI Director's Remarks, NCI-Sponsored Sessions, and NCI Exhibit

NCI at AACR 2019

NCI at AACR 2019

Sunday, March 31

Today is the third day of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2019 Annual Meeting, and we hope that you join us in attending the NCI Director's remarks during the Opening Ceremony.

Today is also the first day that NCI's exhibit (#2111) is open, and the first day of NCI-Sponsored Sessions. Please see below for details on these activities, and visit the NCI at AACR 2019 webpage for more information.

TODAY: Attend the Opening Ceremony

Sharpless and Lowy

Join NCI Director, Dr. Norman E. Sharpless, and Deputy Director, Dr. Douglas R. Lowy, for an address during the Opening Ceremony. In their remarks, they will share reflections on the exceptional progress in cancer research over the past two decades, and the importance of maintaining that momentum.

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM (Remarks at 9:15 AM)
Hall A of the Convention Center

To stay up-to-date on Dr. Sharpless' activities at AACR, follow @NCIDirector.

Dr Staudt
Celebrate the New Fellows of the AACR Academy
NCI is proud to share that Dr. Louis M Staudt has been elected to the 2019 Class of Fellows of the AACR Academy. Join us in celebrating all of the newly elected Fellows of the AACR Academy during the Opening Ceremony.

Sunday NCI-Sponsored Sessions (Room A406)

All NCI-Sponsored Sessions will be held in Room A406 of the Georgia World Congress Center.
7:00-8:00 AM

Discover funding opportunities at the NCI & how to prepare your grant applications for review – learn how to avoid common mistakes and increase your chances for a successfully funded research application!

Cancer Moonshot
12:15-1:45 PM

This session will provide an update and overview of rapidly implemented NCI Cancer Moonshot initiatives that address the Blue Ribbon Panel recommendations for cancer research in areas poised for progress.

Human tumor
2:00-3:30 PM

Join this session to learn how the Human Tumor Atlas Network (HTAN)is working to discover how the biologic composition within a tumor changes over time and in response to cancer treatments.

To learn more, check out the Cancer and the Human Tumor Atlas Network infographic.

3:45-5:15 PM

This panel will highlight translational, commercially-driven, state-of-the-art technology research opening new possibilities for patient care globally and in U.S. cancer health disparities populations.

5:30-6:30 PM

Learn about NCI's Human Cancer Models Initiative (HCMI) and the next-generation patient-derived cancer models and their applications.

Sunday Sessions Featuring NCI Speakers

For additional sessions featuring NCI staff, please check AACR's Online Program Planner and Meeting App.

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Li-Fraumeni Syndrome Discovery

Dr. Fraumeni

Join NCI and Dr. Joseph Fraumeni in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the discovery of Li-Fraumeni Syndrome at the Li-Fraumeni Syndrome and p53: Celebrating Gold and Ruby Anniversaries of Paradigm Models of Cancer Predisposition and Tumor Suppression event this afternoon.


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room A313

To learn more about Dr. Fraumeni's numerous contributions to cancer research, read Dr. Fraumeni’s 50 year legacy of cancer research.

Today's Activities at the NCI Exhibit (#2111)

Meet the Experts


Want to learn more about what's happening across the National Cancer Institute? Visit our exhibit (#2111) to speak with staff, attend "Meet the Experts" sessions, pick up free publications, and more.

Check out the Sunday Meet the Experts schedule on the NCI at AACR 2019 webpage. We look forward to seeing you there.

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