Tentative program (subject to changes) 

Duration of each lecture is 18 minutes, except for keynote lectures (28 minutes each) and short lectures from top abstracts (10 minutes each). 


6/4 Thursday

8:20am to 8:30 intro

8:30 to 9:45

3 speakers + 15 min QA

Peter T. Campbell, American Cancer Society

Curtis Harris, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Christine Ambrosone, Roswell Park Cancer Institute


10 to 11:25am

2 speakers + 1 keynote (Todd Golub) + 15 min

Maria Teresa Landi, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Timothy Rebbeck, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Todd Golub, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard


11:25 to 11:45

Group photo




1pm to 2:15

3 speakers + 15 min

Colin Begg, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Cencer

Molin Wang, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

(Speaker to be confirmed)


2:30 to 3:35

2 speakers + 1 short + 15 min

Scott Rodig, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Karl Kelsey, Brown University

(1 short open)


3:50 to 4:55

2 speakers + 1 short + 15 min

Montserrat Garcia-Closas, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Shelley Tworoger, Moffitt Cancer Center

(1 short open)


From 5pm, poster session / reception at Yawkey Conference Center (3F)



6/5 Friday


8:15 to 10:05am

3 speakers + 1 keynote (Stephen Chanock) + 20 min

Faisal Mahmood, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jonas Almeida, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Guillermo Tearney, Massachusetts General Hospital

Stephen Chanock, National Cancer Institute, NIH


10:20 to noon

3 speakers + 20 min

Viktor Adalsteinsson, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Nikolaus Schultz, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Stephanie Nelson, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Shuji Ogino ("Wrap-up"), Brigham and Women's Hospital


Noon to 2pm business meeting (with lunch)