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9th Annual CCR and DCEG Staff Scientist and Staff Clinician Retreat
April 22, 2013
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Spacer 9th Annual CCR and DCEG Staff Scientist and Staff Clinician Retreat - Agenda

Preliminary Agenda

8:00 am Registration and poster set-up, light refreshments
8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr. Margaret A. Tucker, M.D., Director, Human Genetics Program and Acting Director, NCI/DCEG

MORNING SESSION: "WHY HAVEN'T WE CURED CANCER YET?"
9:00 am Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Richard J. Gilbertson
, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Executive Vice President, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
10:00 am

Panel Presentations:

Dr. Edward E. Harlow, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School; Special Advisor to the NCI Director

Dr. Lee J. Helman, M.D., Scientific Director for Clinical Research, NCI/CCR

Dr. Giorgio Trinchieri, M.D., Director, Cancer and Inflammation Program, NCI/CCR

Dr. Barbara Wold, Ph.D., Bren Professor of Molecular Biology, California Institute of Technology

Dr. Richard J. Gilbertson,M.D., Ph.D., Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Executive Vice President, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Moderators:
 Nadya I. Tarasova, Ph.D., Head, Synthetic Biologics and Drug Discovery Facility, NCI/CCR
 Rimas J. Orentas, Ph.D., Associate Scientist, Pediatric Oncology Branch, NCI/CCR

The panel will discuss current challenges focusing on:

  • Inhibiting non-druggable oncoproteins
  • Understanding how drivers work in cancer cells
  • Tumor heterogeneity and resistance to therapy
  • Immune suppression
  • 12:15 pm Lunch break (on your own, networking with colleagues)
    12:45 pm POSTER SESSION 1
    2:00 pm POSTER SESSION 2
    3:15 pm Quadrennial Review:
    SS Overview: Lynne Rockwood, Ph.D., Scientific Program Specialist, NCI/CCR/OD
    SC Overview: Geoffrey Kidd, Ph.D., Scientific Program Specialist, NCI/CCR/OD
    3:35 pm SS/SC Communications
    SS/SC Officers Transition
    Professional Development Committee presentation:
     Christophe Marchand, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, NCI/CCR
    3:55 pm Closing Remarks
    Dr. Lee J. Helman M.D., Scientific Director for Clinical Research, NCI/CCR
    4:15 pm Award ceremony
    Jonathan S. Wiest, Ph.D., Associate Director for Training and Education, NCI/CCR
    4:30 pm Adjourn

    General Information

    For conference related questions please contact Julia Lam
    301.228.4141

    Location


    Natcher Conference Center
    NIH-Bethesda

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