Agenda

Thursday, February 14

  • 9:00 - 9:20 AM - Welcome and Opening Remarks Dr. David S. Alberts, MD - University of Arizona Cancer Center Director
  • 9:20 - 9:40 AM - Introductions, and log-on instructions for UAZCC
  • 9:40 - 10:40 AM - Overview of TCGA Jay Bowen, MS, Nationwide Children - Hospital, The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA)
  • 10:40 - 11:00 AM - Coffee Break
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM - First Application Presentation: Utilization of Biospecimens and associated Clinical Annotations: Common Obstacles and Solutions for Translational Research Dr. Ashokkumar Patel, MD - Clinical Research Informatics UCWR Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • 12:30 - 1:00 PM - Meet and Greet with Speakers - Questions
  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM - Lunch
  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM - Second Application Presentation - Online Tools to Analyze TCGA Data Dr. Rehan Akbani, PhD - TCGA Genome Data Analysis Center (GDAC) MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • 3:00 - 3:30 PM - Coffee Break
  • 3:30 - 4:30 PM - Lab Session for Second Application Presentation

Friday, February 15

  • 9:00 - 10:00 AM - Ethics of Biospecimens Research Dr. Francine Gachupin, PhD - Assistant Director Cancer Disparities Institute, UA Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • 10:00 - 10:30 AM - Lab Session/Breakout Session on Bioethics
  • 10:30 - 11:00 AM - Coffee Break
  • 11:00 - 12:00 PM - Third Application Presentation - Methylation Data Dr. Bodour Salhia, PhD & Dr. Kimberly Bussey, PhD Division of Integrated Cancer Genomics, The Translational Genomics Research Institute
  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Lab Session for Third Application Presentation
  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM - Lunch
  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM - Fourth Application Presentation - Gene Expression Data Analysis Dr. Bodour Salhia, PhD & Dr. Kimberly Bussey, PhD Division of Integrated Cancer Genomics, The Translational Genomics Research Institute
  • 3:00 - 3:30 PM - Coffee Break
  • 3:30 - 4:30 PM - Lab Session for Fourth Application Presentation
  • 4:30 - 5:00 PM - Workshop Evaluation & Closing Remarks Dr. Mary O'Connell PhD, Regents Professor New Mexico State University