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6th Principal Investigators Meeting Agenda

6th Principal Investigators Meeting
Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies Program
September 7-9, 2005
Washington, DC


8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.   Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.   NCI Technology Development Initiatives
Anna D. Barker
Deputy Director for Advanced Technologies and Strategic Partnerships, NCI
Session 1 — IMAT Alumni and Achievements
MODERATOR Gregory J. Downing, Office of Technology and Industrial Relations, NCI
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. KEYNOTE

Vascular Zip Codes in Tumor Targeting
Errki Ruoslahti, The Burnham Institute

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.  

Functional Proteomics using FALI to Identify Proteins in Cancer Invasion
Daniel Jay, Tufts University

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.   BREAK
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  

MELT: A Novel Method for RNA Preservation and Isolation from Solid Tissue
Gary Latham, Ambion, Inc.

11:15 a.m. - 11:40 p.m  

IMAT: Past, Present, and Future
Gregory J. Downing, Director
Office of Technology and Industrial Relations, NCI

11:40 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.   Questions and Panel Discussion
Session Speakers and IMAT Program Directors
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.   LUNCH

Session 2 — Epidemiology and Molecular Analysisd Technologies
MODERATOR Andrew Freedman, Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences, NCI

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

From Bench to Populations: Epidemiology and the Development of New Molecular Technologies
Jane C. Schroeder, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  

Longitudinal Cancer-specific Serum Protein Signatures
Brian Haab, Van Andel Institute

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  


3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

Mapping the Proteome of the Human Bone Marrow Stromal Cells using Non-gel Based Technology
Beerelli Seshi, University of California at Los Angeles

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

Typing the Transcriptome of Prostate Cancer by Splicing Array
Xiang-Dong Fu, University of California, San Diego

4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.  

Questions and Panel Discussion

5:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  

Dinner and Poster Session

Session3— Sample Preparation
Rebecca Huppi, Division of Cancer Treatment & Diagnosis, NCI
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Human Biospecimens: A Critical Resource for Translational Research and Molecular Medicine
Update on the Development of the National Biospecimen Network
Carolyn Compton Program Director,
Biorepositories and Biospecimens Research, NCI

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  

Tissue Print Micropeels for Molecular Profiling of Cancer
Sandra Gaston, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Proteomic Profiling of Fixed Tissue Archives by Mass Spectrometry
David Krizman, Expression Pathology, Inc.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  


11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.  

Genome Amplification Tolerant to Sample Degradation
G. Mike Makrigiorgios, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   Questions and Panel Discussion
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.   LUNCH
Session 4 - Cross-Sector Opportunities in Technology Development
Sherwood Githens, Division of Extramural Activities, NCI
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  

A Government Perspective
Wendy R. Sanhai, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Advisor
Office of the Commissioner, FDA

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  

A Venture Perspective
Linda Powers, Managing Director, Toucan Capital Corporation

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  

An Industry Perspective
Andrew Berlin, General Manager, Biomedical and Life Sciiences, Intel Corporation

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  


3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.   The Role of the University in Advancing Innovation
Lesa Mitchell, Vice President for Advancing Innovation, Kauffman Foundation
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program: Developing Technologies for the Moon, Mars, and Earth-based Applicattions
Michael Weingarten
Office of Technology & Industrial Relations, NCI (formerly Director of NASA's Partnership Development Team)

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

Questions and Panel Discussion

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.   Poster Session

Session 5 - Technology's Impact on Cancer Biology: The Big Picture
Jennifer Couch, Division of Cancer Biology

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.


caBIG Technology Workspace
Ken Buetow, NCI Center for Bioinformatics

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  

Flow-Through Lab-on-a-Chip Biosensors for the Collection of Rare Circulating Tumor Cells and the Analysis of Their Intracellular Contents
Steve Soper, Louisana State University

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Mapping Reulator Pathways in Cancers
Roland Green, NimbleGen Systems, Inc., Madison, WI
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  


11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.   Harnessing the Human Proteome
Joshua LaBaer, Harvard Medical School
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Questions and Panel Discussion
12:30 p.m.   ADJOURN