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Cancer Moonshot Seminar Series

Cancer Moonshot Seminar Series

Event Date: March 28, 2024

The upcoming presentations will showcase research from different Cancer Moonshot initiatives that support the 10 recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Panel report. They will inform the community about the progress of Cancer Moonshot-funded projects, provide outreach related to Cancer Moonshot projects, enhance discussions and collaborations related to Cancer Moonshot research, and promote the sharing of data from Cancer Moonshot initiatives.

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Upcoming Events

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March 2024

2nd NCI/NIH-Microbiome Intervention Clinical Research Workshop

2nd NCI/NIH-Microbiome Intervention Clinical Research Workshop

Event Date: March 5, 2024       Virtual Event

NCI is hosting it's “2nd NCI/NIH- Microbiome-targeted Intervention Clinical Research Workshop” virtually on March 5-6, 2024 which will highlight the most recent emerging science and advances in the field, including the results from 2021 first-in-human pilot trial of FMT-improved response to immune checkpoint inhibitors in melanoma patients, which was funded by NCI in 2018.

Statistical Analysis of Research Data (SARD)

Statistical Analysis of Research Data (SARD)

Event Date: March 6, 2024       Virtual Event

Recent advances in cancer biology have resulted in the need for increased statistical analysis of research data. This three-day course combines Statistical Analysis of Research Data SARD) and Statistical Tutorial (ST).  The course is designed to provide an overview of the general principles of statistical analysis of research data and how to apply the general principles, which include descriptive statistics, z-and t-tests of means and differences, simple and multiple linear regression, ANOVA tests, and Chi-Squared distribution. 

DCP New Grantee Workshop 2024

DCP New Grantee Workshop 2024

Event Date: March 11, 2024       Virtual Event

The purpose of the workshop supports the NIH mission of promoting the highest level of scientific integrity, public accountability, and social responsibility in the conduct of science by preparing new grantees to optimize their interactions with NCI staff, utilize their grant resources most efficiently and understand how their research fits into the overall mission of the NIH/NCI.

I-SCORE: Investigators' and Site Coordinators' Opportunity for Research Excellence Meeting

I-SCORE: Investigators' and Site Coordinators' Opportunity for Research Excellence Meeting

Event Date: March 14, 2024       Hybrid - NCI Shady Grove Campus, Rockville, MD and Virtual

The purpose of the meeting is to stimulate information sharing and collaborations between DCP staff and Consortia/CP-CTNet members including investigators, program staff and coordinators; and to develop strategies to enhance the cancer prevention intervention research program both scientifically and operationally.

NIH-CZI Junior Investigators Atlas Builders Meeting

NIH-CZI Junior Investigators Atlas Builders Meeting

Event Date: March 17, 2024       Hybrid Event

The NIH-CZI Junior Investigators Atlas Builders Meeting will be held March 17-19, 2024 at 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD and virtually. This 2-day meeting will bring together biologists, physician scientists, computational biologists, and other computational experts in the early stages of their career from several on-going consortia.

CCDI Webinar Series

CCDI Webinar Series

Event Date: March 18, 2024       Virtual

Throughout the year, CCDI will host open Community Forums, which highlight CCDI progress and what’s on the horizon for the initiative. These forums cover CCDI programs, such as the Rare Pediatric Cancer Initiative and the CCDI Participant Index.

CWIG Seminar Series

NCI Containers and Workflows Interest Group Webinar Series

Event Date: March 20, 2024       Webex Event

The Containers and Workflows Interest Group (CWIG) focuses on research in the biomedical community using the latest Container and Workflow Technologies on the cloud. NCI’s Cloud Resources provide cloud computing capabilities to advance cancer research. 

DCP Early Career Scientist Spotlight Research Seminar Series

DCP Early Career Scientist Spotlight Research Seminar Series

Event Date: March 22, 2024       Virtual Event

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP) has created the DCP Early Career Scientist Spotlight Research Seminar Series to highlight nominated early career scientists who are advancing research within the areas supported by DCP. The overall goal of this ongoing seminar series is to increase visibility and provide recognition to these DCP Early Career Scientists.

Cancer AI Conversations

Cancer AI Conversations

Event Date: March 26, 2024       Virtual Event

“Cancer AI Conversations” are bimonthly, 1-hour virtual events featuring timely topics related to the application of artificial intelligence in cancer research. Each event features short talks from 2-4 subject matter experts offering diverse perspectives on the session topic. These talks will be followed by a moderated panel discussion.

Sex and Gender Differences in Cancer Workshop Series

Sex and Gender Differences in Cancer Workshop Series

Event Date: March 28, 2024       Virtual Event

This series of virtual workshops brings together those that are interested in sex and gender differences in cancer in the areas of basic biology, genomics, epigenetics, immunology, clinical/translational science, as well as population science. Goals of the series are to not only learn about the latest research findings but to also identify gaps in our knowledge, identify potential collaborative opportunities, and learn best practices for methodology and reporting.

Cancer Moonshot Seminar Series

Cancer Moonshot Seminar Series

Event Date: March 28, 2024       Virtual Event

The upcoming presentations will showcase research from different Cancer Moonshot initiatives that support the 10 recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Panel report. They will inform the community about the progress of Cancer Moonshot-funded projects, provide outreach related to Cancer Moonshot projects, enhance discussions and collaborations related to Cancer Moonshot research, and promote the sharing of data from Cancer Moonshot initiatives.

April 2024

HPV Cancer Center Consortium

HPV Cancer Center Consortium

Event Date: April 16, 2024       In-Person (Lexington, Kentucky)

The mission of the HPV Cancer Center Consortium is to convene cancer centers to catalyze research, foster partnerships and advance equitable HPV vaccination to reduce the burden of HPV-related cancers.

24th Annual CCR Fellows and Young Investigators Colloquium

24th Annual CCR Fellows and Young Investigators Colloquium

Event Date: April 18, 2024       National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD

The 2024 CCR Fellows and Young Investigators Colloquium is an annual two-day event. We are offering keynote addresses from extramural and intramural speakers along with panels and workshops to highlight the career development of CCR fellows. The Colloquium will be held on April 18-19, 2024 and is open to all NCI fellows and trainees. Registration is supported by the NCI's Center for Cancer Training.

Workshop on Synthetic Biology for Molecular Imaging in Cancer

Workshop on Synthetic Biology for Molecular Imaging in Cancer

Event Date: April 22, 2024       Virtual Event

To facilitate the reach and impact of synthetic biology on molecular cancer imaging, the Cancer Imaging Program in the NCI plans to convene a two-day virtual workshop (April 22-23, 2024) on Synthetic Biology for Molecular Imaging in Cancer. The workshop will seek input from experts in the scientific community to evaluate the potential of synthetic bioengineering methodologies in advancing molecular cancer imaging for research and clinical application. The overarching goal is to identify new opportunities, delineate the key challenges, and develop strategies to overcome these challenges. We envision this workshop will be a steppingstone to spur discussion and collaboration among scientists to match synthetic bioengineering design principles with agent and tool development in cancer imaging.

20th Annual CCR and DCEG Staff Scientist and Staff Clinician Retreat

20th Annual CCR and DCEG Staff Scientist and Staff Clinician Retreat

Event Date: April 26, 2024       National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD

The National Cancer Institute's Center for Cancer Research (CCR), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) will hold their 19th Annual Retreat for all Staff Scientists and Staff Clinicians on Monday, April 24, 2023. This is an opportunity to highlight the amazing work performed by Staff Scientists and Staff Clinicians and to foster future collaborations.

Think Tank on Advancing Gastric Cancer Prevention

Think Tank on Advancing Gastric Cancer Prevention

Event Date: April 26, 2024       NCI at Shady Grove

The aim of the Think Tank is to provide a forum for a multidisciplinary group of gastric cancer experts to review the state of the science and collaboratively identify critical knowledge gaps.

Annual HIV DRP Think Tank Meeting

Annual HIV DRP Think Tank Meeting

Event Date: April 30, 2024       Building 549, NCI-Frederick

The HIV Dynamics and Replication Program (HIV DRP), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), will hold their 27th Annual DRP Think Tank Meeting, on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

May 2024

SCLC Consortium Meeting

SCLC Consortium Meeting

Event Date: May 1, 2024       Hybrid Event

This hybrid meeting will host national and international experts in the dynamic field of SCLC research. It will cover the most recent developments in SCLC biology, models, tumor heterogeneity and plasticity, immunology and immunotherapy, new therapy targets, and treatment resistance. The sessions will aim to develop collaborative approaches to address key questions in the field and define promising scientific areas.

NCI Program Staff and patient advocates with an interest in SCLC are also invited guests. We hope this venue will enable data sharing with the intent to offer many new collaborative opportunities within the SCLC community.

12th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research

12th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research

Event Date: May 6, 2024       Virtual Event

The 12th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research (ASGCR) will be held virtually as a satellite meeting to the 14th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Global Health Conference. The Symposium is organized through a collaboration with the US National Cancer Institute Center for Global Health; CUGH; the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO); the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR); the African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC); the American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO); and Red de Institutos e Instituciones Nacionales de Cáncer – Sociedad Latino Americana y del Caribe De Oncología Médica (RINC-SLACOM).

Implementation Science Centers in Cancer Control

Implementation Science Centers in Cancer Control

Event Date: May 9, 2024       Virtual Event

The ISC3 Annual Grantee Meeting will focus on sustainability, community partnerships, and building implementation science structure in low- and middle-income countries. The meeting will feature presentations, interactive breakouts, and discussion sessions to encourage more engagement and discussion on Building and Sustaining Implementation Science Structure. 

Immuno-Oncology Translational Network (IOTN) Capstone Meeting

Immuno-Oncology Translational Network (IOTN) Capstone Meeting

Event Date: May 14, 2024       Hybrid Event

The Immuno-Oncology Translational Network (IOTN) Capstone meeting will highlight scientific accomplishments across the IOTN. This will be a hybrid meeting held May 14-15, 2024 with both virtual and in person (Masur Auditorium, Building 10, NIH Bethesda main campus).

Co-clinical Imaging Research Resource Program (CIRP) Annual Meeting

Co-clinical Imaging Research Resource Program (CIRP) Annual Meeting

Event Date: May 20, 2024       Hybrid Event

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) will host the Co-Clinical Imaging Research Resource Program (CIRP) Annual Hybrid Meeting 2024. Join us on May 20 - 21, 2024 in-person at NCI Shady Grove Campus or virtually via WebEx to learn about how quantitative imaging methods are optimized to improve the quality of imaging results for co-clinical trials of adult and pediatric cancers and applications of co-clinical imaging to oncology precision medicine.

June 2024

Annual Lung SPORE Workshop

Annual Lung SPORE Workshop

Event Date: June 12, 2024       In-person (New Haven, CT) and Virtual

The NCI Translational Research Program is delighted to announce the Annual Lung Cancer SPORE Workshop which will take place June 12-13, 2024 in New Haven, CT.  The Workshop will be hosted by the Yale SPORE in Lung Cancer led by Katerina Politi, PhD, and Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD. The workshop will recognize and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the discovery of EGFR mutations in lung cancer and how this has transformed the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. This hybrid meet encourages collaborations between clinical and scientific investigators and will continue the tradition of reporting on the latest developments in lung cancer translational research.