DCP New Grantee Workshop (Agenda)

Agenda

The following times listed are all indicated in Eastern Time (ET).

Monday, March 11, 2024 (all times ET) | Virtual Meeting via WebEx
11:45 am Join WebEx
12:00 - 12:20 pm Welcome and Introductions
Goli Samimi, PhD, MPH
Program Director, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
12:20 - 12:40 pm DCP Directors' Opening Remarks
Philip Castle, PhD, MPH
Division Director, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
Session I: The NCI, Your Grant and Your Responsibilities
Moderator: Goli Samimi, PhD, MPH
12:40 - 12:50 pm Role of the Program Director
Goli Samimi, PhD, MPH
Program Director, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
12:50 - 1:15 pm Post-Award Administration: An Overview for New Investigators
Amy Bartosch
Branch Chief, Office of Grants Administration, NCI
1:15 - 1:35 pm

My Journey in Transitioning from the First R01 to Additional Funding
Yazhen Zhu, MD, PhD
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

1:35 - 1:55 pm

Successfully Managing your R01 Grant (2)
Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez, PhD, MPH
Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

1:55 - 2:10 pm BREAK
Session II: NCI Resources for Success
Moderator: Brennan Streck, PhD, RN, MPH
2:10 - 2:30 pm Research Resources for New Investigators
Asad Umar, DVM, PhD
Chief, Gastrointestinal and Other Cancers Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
2:30 - 2:40 pm Research Awards to Support Trainees
Nastaran Zahir, PhD
Chief, Cancer Training Branch, Center for Cancer Training, NCI
2:40 - 2:50 pm Diversity Training Opportunities
Behrous Davani, PhD
Chief, Diversity Training Branch, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
2:50 - 3:00 pm Equity in Research
Tiffany Wallace, PhD
NCI Equity Council and Program Director, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, NCI
3:00 - 3:10 pm Breakout: R37 Grants (BREAK for others)
Goli Samimi, PhD, MPH and Jessica Faupel-Badger, PhD, MPH
Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
Session III: Study Conduct
Moderator: Sidney Fu, MD
3:10 - 3:30 pm

Statistical Rigor and Reproducibility
Kevin Dodd, PhD
Statistician Program Officer, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI

3:30 - 3:45 pm Clinical Trials
Eileen Dimond, RN, MS
Nurse Consultant, Program Director, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI
Session IV: Networking Session
Moderator: Goli Samimi, PhD, MPH
3:45 - 4:15 pm New Grantee Introductions (1 min each)
New Grantees
4:15 - 5:00 pm

Virtual Networking (Breakout Rooms)

  • Interception/Prevention
  • Screening/Early Detection/Biomarkers
  • Symptom Science
  • Nutrition
5:00 pm Closing Remarks
Goli Samimi, PhD, MPH
Program Director, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI