Past meetings

The 5th International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting (virtual)

Co-Chairs
Christine Ambrosone
Peter T Campbell
Montserrat Garcia-Closas
Shuji Ogino
Timothy Rebbeck


Program Committee 
Song Yao, Chair
Gretchen Gierach (Leader, "Meet-the-Experts" Networking Session)
Jan Heng
N Sertac Kip
Stella Koutros
Molin Wang
Xuehong Zhang
 

Meeting Co-Organizers
Shuji Ogino
Tomotaka Ugai

 

(Virtual meeting attendance: peak time with 150 attendees.  There were estimated to be approximately 200 attendees) 

May 24, 2021, Mon (EDT)

10:30 am to 10:37 Welcome & Introduction (Shuji Ogino, Meeting Series Founder)

10:37 am to 12:05 pm (session chair, Timothy Rebbeck)

Peter Campbell – “Obesity and Colorectal Cancer: New Insights from Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology”

Curtis Harris – “Metabolome of Lung Cancer”

Christine Ambrosone – “Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Relationships between Parity, Breastfeeding and Aggressive Breast Cancer: Part II”

Paul Brennan – “Can We Identify Novel Causes of Esophageal Squamous Cell Cancer by Studying Mutational Signatures?”

 

12:40 pm to 1:55 pm (session chair, Stella Koutros)

Timothy Rebbeck – “Is There a Biological Basis for Cancer Disparities?”

Maria Teresa Landi – “Genomic and Evolutionary Classification of Lung Cancer in Never Smokers”

Todd Golub (Keynote Lecturer) – “Perspectives on Cancer Precision Medicine”

 

2:20 pm to 3:25 pm (session chair, Xuehong Zhang)

Molin Wang – “New Development in Methods for Dealing with Missing Subtype Data”

Nikolaus Schultz – “Interpreting Genomic Alterations and Therapeutic Implications Using OncoKB and the cBioPortal for Cancer Genomics”

John Quackenbush – “Why Bother with Networks”

 

From 3:25 pm

Breakout Room Networking Session; 7 free-talking rooms + 3 "Meet-the-Experts" rooms (organized / led by Gretchen Gierach and Montse Garcia-Closas)

1 Jonas Almeida (AI / digital pathology), John Quackenbush (computational biology), Molin Wang (statistical methods)

2 Maria Teresa Landi (somatic genomics in epidemiological studies), Shuji Ogino (immunology + microbiology + MPE)

3 Timothy Rebbeck (genetic epidemiology / health disparities), Song Yao (health disparities in cancer epidemiology)

 

May 25 Tues

10:30 am to 12:05 pm (session chair, Song Yao)

Faisal Mahmood – “Data-Efficient and Multimodal Computational Pathology”

Jonas Almeida – “Integrating Data, from Digital to Molecular Pathology – Let the Code Do the Travelling”

Guillermo Tearney – “Dynamic Micro-Optical Coherence Tomography for Cellular Tissue Phenotyping”

Stephen Chanock – “Radiation-Related Genomic Profile of Papillary Thyroid Cancer after the Chernobyl Accident”

 

12:45 pm to 2:10 (session chair, Christine Ambrosone)

Scott Rodig – “Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma as a Model System to Study Immune Evasion in Cancer”

Karl Kelsey – “Defining the Methylation Profile of Lymphocyte Memory Yields an Enhanced Library for Deconvolution of Peripheral Blood”

Mustapha Abubakar – “Computational Pathology of Stromal Morphology in Relation to Breast Cancer Risk”

Shelley Tworoger – “Integration of Epidemiological Factors and Immunological Markers: Ovarian Cancer as a Use Case”

 

2:20 pm to 3:45 (session chair, Peter T. Campbell)

Samir Hanash – “How Liquid Biopsy Can Inform Tumor Development and Progression for Pancreatic Cancer”

Viktor Adalsteinsson – “Tracing Tumor Signatures from Plasma Cell-Free DNA”

Stefanie Nelson – “NCI Updates”

Shuji Ogino – "Integration of Immunology into Molecular Pathological Epidemiology"

 

Business meeting (open meeting) (Breakout Room 1) + Free Networking (all Breakout Rooms) 

3:50 pm to 5:00 pm

 

 

The Fourth International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting

Proceedings of the Fourth International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting (Cancer Causes and Control 2019)

Program from the Fourth International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting

Co-Chairs: Christine Ambrosone, Peter T. Campbell, Shuji Ogino, Timothy Rebbeck

The 4th MPE Meeting took place in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on May 31-June 1, 2018. Approximately 150 attendees represented 22 countries.

MPE Training Award

Tsuyoshi Hamada
Daniel Nevo

MPE Rising Investigator Award

Jennifer Borowsky
Chunxia Du

The Third International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting

Proceedings of the Third International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting (Cancer Causes and Control 2017)

Program from the Third International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting

Co-Chairpersons: Peter T. Campbell, Shuji Ogino

The 3rd MPE Meeting took place in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on May 12-13, 2016. Approximately 140 attendees represented 16 countries and 21 U.S. states.  

MPE Training Award

Jonathan Nowak
Mingyang Song
Daniel Xia

MPE Rising Investigator Award

Helen Coleman
Marios Giannakis
Yu Jing Jan Heng

MPE Best Score Abstract Award

Yin Cao

MPE Minority Scholar Award

No awardee was chosen. We hope to see more posters of minority scholars at the 4th International MPE Meeting.

 

The Second International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting

Proceedings of the Second International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting (Cancer Causes and Control 2015)

Program from the Second International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting

Chairperson: Shuji Ogino

The 2rd MPE Meeting took place in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on December 4-5, 2014 at the Jimmy Fund Auditorium of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Approximately 130 attendees came from around the world. 

Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Training Award

Mingyang Song
Atsuhiro Masuda

Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Rising Investigator Award

Aditi Harza
Xuehong Zhang

 

The First Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting

Chairperson: Shuji Ogino

The first MPE meeting took place in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on April 24, 2013 at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The meeting’s goal was to develop basic consensus on conceptual framework in the field and potential strategies for the promotion and advancement of the field.