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2014 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting

Schedule of DCEG presentations

Several DCEG scientists will present their research at the AACR Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, between April 5-9, 2014. A full list of abstracts can be found on the AACR website.

Oral Presentations

Saturday, April 5
PresenterPresentation TitleTimeLocation
Jonine FigueroaValue of collecting normal tissue (Methods Workshop)1:30 PM - 1:55 PMRoom 5
Sunday, April 6
PresenterPresentation TitleTimeLocation
Jonine FigueroaChairperson - Minisymposium on Recent advances in molecular and genetic epidemiology3:15 PM - 5:15 PMRoom 28 A-C
Xiaohong Rose YangExome sequencing identified POT1, a telomere shelterin gene, as a major susceptibility gene for familial cutaneous malignant melanoma3:35 PM - 3:50 PMRoom 28 A-C
Maria Teresa LandiImputation from The 1000 Genomes Project identifies rare large effect variants of BRCA2-K3326X and CHEK2-I157T as risk factors for lung cancer; a study from the TRICL consortium3:50 PM - 4:05 PMRoom 28 A-C
Ludmila Prokunina-OlssonTranslational implications of the 19q12 bladder cancer GWAS signal for aggressive bladder cancer4:20 PM - 4:35 PMRoom 28 A-C
Monday, April 7
PresenterPresentation TitleTimeLocation
Leticia NogueiraChildhood BMI is associated with risk of adult pancreatic cancer3:05 PM - 3:20 PMRoom 7
Meredith ShielsCirculating inflammation markers and subsequent lung cancer risk: A discovery and replication study4:05 PM - 4:20 PMRoom 7
Stephen ChanockInvited Speaker - Forum on Controversies and challenges posed by incidental findings from tumor genome analysis5:00 PM - 6:30 PMRoom 33
Tuesday, April 8
PresenterPresentation TitleTimeLocation
Stephen ChanockFuture directions for the discovery and characterization of the spectrum of cancer susceptibility variants (NCI Sponsored Session)12:00 PM - 1:30 PMRoom 28 D-E
Wednesday, April 9
PresenterPresentation TitleTimeLocation
Michael CookRacial disparities and genetics of prostate cancer11:50 AM -12:10 PMRoom 7

Poster Presentations

Sunday, April 6
Session TitleTimePoster Hall A - E
Epigenetic Biomarkers and Novel Approaches in Biomarker Research1:00 PM - 5:00 PMPoster Section 12
Cancer Risk: Exposures, Biomarkers, and Genetics1:00 PM - 5:00 PMPoster Section 11
Monday, April 7
Session TitleTimePoster Hall A - E
Chemical and Physical Carcinogenesis8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPoster Section 25
Genetic Epidemiology of Familial Cancers8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPoster Section 13
Gene Expression Profiling and Sequence Analysis1:00 PM - 5:00 PMPoster Section 20
Lifestyle Factors and Cancer Risk/Mortality1:00 PM - 5:00 PMPoster Section 12
Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Gastrointestinal Cancers1:00 PM - 5:00 PMPoster Section 13
Tuesday, April 8
Session TitleTimePoster Hall A - E
Cancer Prevention Targets and Trials8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPoster Section 12
Resistance to Platins, Alkylating Agents, and Temozolamide8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPoster Section 28
Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Lung, Head and Neck, and Gastrointestinal Cancers1:00 PM - 5:00 PMPoster Section 12
Wednesday, April 9
Session TitleTimePoster Hall A - E
Late-Breaking Research: Epidemiology8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPoster Section 40
Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of   Genitourinary, Hematopoietic, and Brain Cancers8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPoster Section 13