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CBIIT at AACR 2018

The Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) will be participating at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting to be held April 14-18, 2018 at McCormick Place North/South in Chicago, IL.

NCI Exhibit Booth # 1400

Connect with CBIIT experts and learn about CBIIT programs and initiatives at the Data Sharing and Informatics kiosk within the NCI Booth.

Sessions Featuring CBIIT Staff



Saturday, April 14

Computational Methods for Cancer Genomics Research

10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Session Type: Educational
Location: McCormick Place West Room W190 (Level 1)

Speaker:
Juli Klemm, Ph.D.


Cancer Genomic Reference Samples - Sequencing Consortium Results and Beyond

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session Type: Educational
McCormick Place South Room S401bcd (Level 4)


Sunday, April 15

NCI/DOE Collaborations

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
CBIIT Meet the Expert (MTE) Sessions in the NCI Booth
Location: NCI Exhibit Booth #1400

Speaker:
Emily Greenspan, Ph.D.


Establishment of Reference Materials for the Discovery of Somatic Events in Cancer

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Session Type: Poster
Location: Exhibit Hall Section 12

Speaker:
Daoud Meerzaman, Ph.D.


NCI Office of Cancer Genomics: Supporting Structural and Functional Genomics and Development of bioinformatic approaches to advance precision oncology

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Session Type: Poster
Location: Exhibit Hall Section 18

Speakers:
Tanja Davidsen, Ph.D.
Jamie Guidry Auvil, Ph.D.
Patee Gershwan, Ph.D.


Monday, April 16

Comprehensive Investigation of False Mutation Discoveries in FFPE Samples

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Session Type: Poster
Location: Exhibit Hall Section 18

Speaker:
Daoud Meerzaman, Ph.D.


A Comprehensive Investigation of Factors Impacting the Accuracy of Mutation Detection Using Next Generation Sequencing Technology

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Session Type: Poster
Location: Exhibit Hall Section 12

Speaker:
Daoud Meerzaman, Ph.D.


Effect of Tumor Purity on Somatic Detection Using Next Generation Sequencing Technology: A Benchmark Study

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Session Type: Poster
Location: Exhibit Hall Section 12

Speaker:
Daoud Meerzaman, Ph.D.


NCI Initiatives Generating, Translating and Sharing “Omics” Data to Advance Precision Oncology

10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Session Type: NIH/NCI Sponsored Session
Location: McCormick Place West Room W192 (Level 1)

Speaker:
Jamie Guidry Auvil, Ph.D.


NCI Cancer Research Data Commons

12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Session Type: NIH/NCI Sponsored Session
Location: McCormick Place West Room W192 (Level 1)

Speakers:
Tony Kerlavage, Ph.D.
Allen Dearry, Ph.D.  
Tanja Davidsen, Ph.D.
Izumi Hinkson, Ph.D.
Ian Fore, Ph.D.
Juli Klemm, Ph.D.
Stephen Jett, Ph.D.


Multidisciplinary Approaches for Single-Cell Analysis

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m..
Session Type: NIH/NCI Sponsored Session
Location: McCormick Place West Room W192 (Level 1)

Speaker:
Juli Klemm, Ph.D.


Tuesday, April 17

Accelerating Therapeutics for Opportunities in Medicine (ATOM)

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Session Type: Information Session
Location: Marriot Marquis Hotel, Glessner House


Integration of Genomic Analysis and Assessment of Pre-analytic variables in the HD-SCA workflow: A Technical Validation Study

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Session Type: Poster
Location: Exhibit Hall Section 27

Speaker:
Emily Greenspan, Ph.D.


Visit cancer.gov/AACR for a listing of sponsored NIH/NCI sessions and MTE’s at AACR 2018