EGRP News Flash - April 2, 2013

Staff from Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program Presenting at AACR

Look for staff from NCI’s Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, April 6-10, 2013, in Washington, DC.  The following EGRP staff will be presenting:

  • Elizabeth M. Gillanders, Ph.D. - “Advancing Scientific Progress through Genomic Data Sharing Access and Analysis” - 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 7. Location: Room 140, Washington Convention Center.
  • Leah E. Mechanic, Ph.D., M.P.H. - “Federally Supported Cancer Biospecimen Resources Available to the Research Community” - 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7. Location: Room 140, Washington Convention Center.
  • Stefanie A. Nelson, Ph.D. - “Bridging the GaP: Accessing Cancer Datasets in the database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP)” - 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7. Location: NCI Booth #1402, Washington Convention Center.
  • Muin J. Khoury, M.D., Ph.D. - “Shaping the Future of Cancer Epidemiology Opportunities and Challenges” - 6:00 p.m. Monday, April 8, as part of the Molecular Epidemiology Working Group’s (MEG) Town Hall Meeting.  Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Latrobe/Bullfinch/Renwick Room.
  • Leah E. Mechanic, Ph.D., M.P.H. - “Genetic Simulation Resources (GSR) and Other Catalogues of Genomic Resources: Tools to Support Your Research” - 10:00 a.m., April 9. Location: NCI Booth #1402, Washington Convention Center.
  • Krista A. Zanetti, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D. - “Opportunities and Challenges for Cancer Health Disparities Research in Large Collaborative Studies” - 10:00 a.m., April 10. Location: Room 140, Washington Convention Center.
  • Learn more about NCI-sponsored sessions at AACR’s Annual Meeting, the NCI exhibit, and the NCI grant resources room at http://www.cancer.gov/researchandfunding/meetings/2013aacrExternal Web Site Policy.

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