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12th Annual CCR Fellows and Young Investigators Colloquium
March 26-27, 2012
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Final Colloquium Agenda

For the complete agenda, please click here.

Monday, March 26, 2012

8:00 8:30 a.m.   Registration and Poster Set-up
8:30 8:45 a.m.   Plenary Session

Opening Remarks and CCR-FYI Overview

  Kristin Fabre, Ph.D.,

  Chair, CCR-FYI Steering Committee
8:45 9:00 a.m.   Opening Remarks from the CCR Office of Training and Education
  Jonathan Wiest, Ph.D.,

  Associate Director, Office of Training and Education, Center for Cancer Research, NCI
9:00 9:30 a.m.   CCR Office of the Director Address
  Robert Wiltrout, Ph.D.,

  Director, Center for Cancer Research, NCI
9:30 10:30 a.m.   Keynote Speaker I:
  Jeffrey Schlom, Ph.D.,

  NCI CCR Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology, and Head of the Immunotherapeutics Group, NCI
  Talk Title: Design and Development of Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines
10:30 10:45 a.m.   BREAK
10:45 12:00 noon   Concurrent Oral Presentations I
12:00 1:30 p.m.   Poster Session I:
  12:00-12:45 p.m.    Odd-numbered Posters - presenter must be present
  12:45-1:30 p.m.      Even-numbered Posters - presenter must be present
1:30 2:30 p.m.   Special Highlight Presentation: "Cancer Survivorship"
2:30 3:30 p.m.   Keynote Speaker II:
   Natasha Caplen, Ph.D.

   Head of Gene Silencing Section, Genetics Branch, CCR, NCI
   Talk Title: Functional annotation of the cancer genome via RNAi
3:30 3:45 p.m.   Break
3:45 5:15 p.m.   Concurrent Workshops I
  • Preclinical research and development: From Discovery to Therapy
  • Careers in Science Writing
  • Making yourself marketable
5:15 p.m.   ADJOURN
5:45 p.m.   Happy Hour (Blackfinn Restaurant, Fairmont Ave., Bethesda, MD)


Tuesday, March 27, 2012

8:00 8:30 a.m.   Registration and Poster Set-up
8:30 9:30 a.m.   Keynote Speaker III:
  Brigid Hogan, Ph.D.,

  FRS, Professor and Chair, Department of Cell Biology, Duke University
9:30 9:45 a.m.   Break
9:45 11:15 a.m.   Concurrent Workshops II
  • Careers outside academia Industry, Business and Government
  • Career in Academia and Grants management
  • Communicating Science: Getting the message out
11:15 11:30 a.m.   Break
11:30 12:45 p.m.   Concurrent Oral Presentations II
12:00 5:00 p.m.   Career Fair
12:45 2:15 p.m.   Poster Session II:
  12:45-1:30 p.m.   Odd-numbered Posters - presenter must be present
  1:30-2:15 p.m.     Even-numbered Posters - presenter must be present
2:15 3:45 p.m.   Conflict Resolution Workshop
3:45 4:45 p.m.   Postdoctoral Keynote Speaker
  Junfang Ji, M.D., Ph.D.,

  Research Fellow, Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, NCI
4:45 5:00 p.m.   TRAVEL AWARDS
5:00 5:10 p.m.   Closing Address
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Director, NIH
5:15 p.m.   ADJOURN
5:45 p.m.   Happy Hour (Blackfinn Restaurant, Fairmont Ave., Bethesda, MD)
General Information

For conference related questions please contact Julia Lam
301-228-4141

Location



Natcher Auditorium
Building 45
NIH Bethesda

Forms

Confidential Disclosure Agreement
Required for all Non-NCI attendees

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