2009 NCI Cohort Consortium Annual Meeting Agenda

Main NCI Cohort Consortium Meeting
Marriott Bethesda, Pooks Hill, Grand Ballroom (Salons C-E)
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 Topic
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. OPENING SESSION
Moderator: Patricia Hartge, Sc.D., Chair, NCI Cohort Consortium

Welcoming Remarks
Robert Croyle, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Joseph Fraumeni Jr., M.D.
Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute

Introduction of Secretariat
Review of Progress and Potential Initiatives

Patricia Hartge, Sc.D.
Senior Investigator, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WHERE SHOULD WE GO NEXT IN GENOMIC APPROACHES IN COHORTS?
Moderator: Stephen Chanock, M.D., Chief, Laboratory of Translational Genomics, Director, Core Genotyping Facility, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute

High Volume Genotyping and Sequencing
Andrew Singleton, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Chief, Laboratory of Neurogenetics
Chief, Molecular Genetics Section
National Institute on Aging

Directed Sequencing
Les Biesecker, M.D.
Chief and Senior Investigator
Genetic Disease Research Branch
National Human Genome Research Institute

Where is the Dark Matter?
David Hunter, Sc.D.
Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention
Department of Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BIOBANKING, PROTEOMICS AND BIOMARKERS IN COHORTS
Moderator: Daniela Seminara, Ph.D., M.P.H, Scientific Consortia Coordinator, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute

Biobanking for the Cohorts of the Future
Pierre Hainaut, Ph.D., M.S.
Head, Molecular Carcinogenesis and Biomarkers Group
International Agency for Research on Cancer
World Health Organization

Cohort Opportunities in Proteomics
Samir Hanash, M.D., Ph.D.
Program Head
Molecular Diagnostics
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Biomarkers and Cancer in the NCI Cohort Consortium
Susan Hankinson, Sc.D.
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. BREAK
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. STRATEGIC PLANNING WORKSHOP
(Closed session for cohort leadership only)
Moderator: Julie Palmer, Sc.D., M.P.H, Professor of Epidemiology, Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. WORKSHOP SUMMARY
Moderator: Patricia Hartge, Sc.D., Chair, NCI Cohort Consortium

Deborah Winn, Ph.D. Acting Associate Director, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute

Robert Hoover, M.D., Sc.D., Director, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute

6:30 p.m. ADJOURN

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NCI Cohort Consortium Ancillary Meetings
Day Time Meeting Room Project Meeting Point(s) of Contact
Nov. 3 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Grand Ballroom (Salons C-E) BPC3 (project members only) Dr. David Hunter
Michael Thun
Nov. 4 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Grand Ballroom (Salons C-E) BPC3 (project members only) Dr. David Hunter
Michael Thun
Nov. 4 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Potomac / Bethesda / Chevy Chase Vitamin D Pooling Project (project members only) Kathy Helzlsouer
Nonye Harvey
Nov. 4 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Potomac / Bethesda / Chevy Chase PanScan (project members only) Patricia Hartge
Rachael Stolzenberg-Solomon
Nov. 6 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Grand Ballroom (Salons C-E) BMI and All Cause Mortality Pooling Project (project members only) Michael Thun
Patricia Hartge
Nov. 6 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Grand Ballroom (Salons A-B) Brain Cancer GWAS Working Group Preetha Rajaraman
Beatrice Melin
Nov. 6 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Grand Ballroom (Salons C-E) NHL Working Group Paolo Boffetta
Nat Rothman
Nov. 6 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Grand Ballroom (Salons C-E) Kidney Cancer Working Group Ghislaine Scélo
Mark Purdue
Nov. 6 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Grand Ballroom (Salons C-E) Small Intestinal Cancer Working Group Paolo Boffetta
Amanda Cross

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