Dates and Times

Monday, June 23
8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Professional Development

Tuesday, June 24
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Professional Development

Tuesday, June 24
11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Mock Review

Location

Natcher Building (#45)
NIH Main Campus
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892

Presentations

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June 23, 2014 (Day 1)

7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration
8:00 – 8:15 AM Welcome Remarks
Dr. Peter Ogunbiyi, NCI CRCHD
8:15 – 8:30 AM Introduction
Overview of CRCHD Training Programs
Dr. Nelson Aguila, NCI CRCHD
(Download PPT)
8:30 – 8:45 AM Discussion
8:45 – 10:00 AM Plenary Session (RLK Auditorium): NCI Policy & Grants – Updates in Policies, Review, and Funding Opportunities
Moderator — Dr. Chris Hatch, NCI DEA
8:45 – 9:30 AM
  1. Overview of CURE Grant Mechanisms — Dr. Peter Ogunbiyi, NCI CRCHD (PPT)
  2. Updates in NCI Policies & Guidelines — Dr. Chris Hatch, NCI DEA (PPT)
  3. Post–Award Grant Management — Ms. Arina Kramer & Mr. Sean Hine, NCI OGA (PPT)
9:30 – 10:00 AM Discussion
10:00 – 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM – Noon Plenary Session (RLK Auditorium): Intramural Research Career Opportunities at NCI /NIH
Moderator — Dr. David Nelson, NCI DCP/CCR (PPT)
10:15 – 11:30 AM
  1. Overview of Career Opportunities at NIH, including Intramural Research Programs/Training — Dr. Sharon Milgram, NIH OD (PPT)
  2. Overview of CCR's Career Opportunities — Dr. Glenn Merlino, NCI CCR (PPT)
  3. Intramural Perspective from the Clinical Research Side — Dr. Andrea Apolo, NCI CCR (PPT)
  4. Intramural Perspective from the Basic Science Side — Dr. Kandice Tanner, NCI CCR
  5. Overview of DCEG and Career Opportunities — Dr. Neil Caporaso, NCI DCEG (PPT)
11:30 AM – Noon Discussion
Noon – 12:05 PM Instructions for Breakout Sessions
12:05 – 1:00 PM Break (Lunch on your Own)
(1:00 – 2:30 PM) CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Panel Format: 15 minutes presentation by each panel member, followed by discussion)
1:00 – 2:15 PM Concurrent Breakout Session I (Rooms E1 & E2): Physician Scientist Forum – Managing the Dynamics of Multiple Responsibilities of a Research Career
Moderator — Dr. William Nelson, JHU (PPT)
1:00 — 1:45 PM
  1. The Not So Secret Secrets of Success — Dr. Robert Winn, UIC (PPT)
  2. Balancing Research, Clinical, and Personal Responsibilities — Dr. Luz Maria Rodriguez, NCI DCP (PPT)
  3. Writing Successful Research Grant (i.e. R01) Proposals — Dr. Dipali Sharma, JHU (PPT)
1:00 — 2:15 PM Concurrent Breakout Session I I (Room F): Translational Cancer Research
Moderator — Dr. Douglas Stewart, NCI DCEG
(1:00 — 2:30 PM) CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Panel Format: 15 minutes presentation by each panel member, followed by discussion)
1:45 – 2:15 PM Discussion
1:00 — 1:45 PM
  1. The Accelerating Medicine Partnership — Transforming the Model for Target Identification and Validation Through a Collaboration between Biomedical Scientists from the Public and Private Sector — Dr. Maria Vassileva, FNIH (PDF)
  2. Getting from Bench to Bedside: Don't Try This Alone — Dr. Christine Colvis, NIH NCATS (PPT)
  3. Translational Science in Cancer Health Disparities Research — Dr. Peter Ujhazy, NCI DCTD (PPT)
1:45 – 2:15 PM Discussion
2:15 — 2:30 PM Preparation of Reports from Concurrent Break–out Sessions
2:30 — 3:00 PM Plenary Session (RLK Auditorium): Discussion of Reports from Break–out Sessions
(Each Session presents top priority action items. Discussion to be moderated – Identify key questions for discussion (e.g. most important action items, what action items are relevant to the session group, common action items between groups, gaps etc.)
3:00 – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 — 4:45 PM Plenary Session (RLK Auditorium): Becoming an Independent Investigator
Moderator — Dr. Ming Lei, NCI CCT
3:15 — 4:15 PM
  1. All about Mentoring — Dr. Ann Hohmann, DHHS ORI (PPT)
  2. An Insider's Look at Study Section Meeting: Perspectives from CSR — Dr. Monica Basco, NIH CSR (PPT)
  3. In the Spotlight: Presenting your Science Effectively — Dr. Diane Hannemann, NIH Office of Science Policy
4:15 – 4:45 PM Discussion
4:45– 6:00 PM Meet & Greet, Poster Session and Networking (Natcher Atrium)
6:00 PM Adjourn for the day

June 24, 2014 (Day 2) (RLK Auditorium)

7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration
8:00 – 8:10 AM Summaries of Day 1 and Preview of Day 2
Dr. Anil Wali, NCI CRCHD
8:10 – 8:30 AM Award Ceremony and Photograph of Poster Session Winners
8:30 — 10:30 AM Plenary Session: Pathways to Success in Academia and Beyond
Moderator — Dr. Diane Hannemann, NIH Office of Science Policy
8:30 — 9:45 AM
  1. Planning for the Next Generation Academic Career — Dr. Robert M. Kaplan, AHRQ (PPT)
  2. Transferable Skills in Academic Environments — Dr. Sharon Milgram, NIH OD (PPT)
  3. Advancing Biotechnology Innovation — Scientific Experiences in Both Industry and Government — Dr. Ming Zhao, NCI SBIR (PPT)
9:45 – 10:30 AM Discussion
10:30 AM Closing Comments & Adjournment of 2014 Professional Development Workshop
 


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