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7th EDRN Steering Committee Meeting


Wednesday, January 29, 2003 (Closed Meeting)
4:00 - 6:00 pmSubcommittee Meetings
6:00 - 8:00 pmWorking Dinner
Subcommittee Reports
8:00 - 9:00 pmEC Meeting

Thursday, January 30, 2003
7:00 - 8:00Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 amIntroduction:
William Grizzle and University of Alabama Officials
8:30 - 8:40 amWelcome & Approval of September 2002 SC minutes:
Peter Greenwald/David Sidransky
8:40 - 9:00 amNCI Updates: Sudhir Srivastava
8:40 - 9:00 am NCI Prospective:
Andy von Eschenbach, M.D.
Director of the National Cancer Institute
9:30 - 10:00 am Guest Lecture:
Brian Reid
New Paradigm of Esophageal Cancer Detection
10:00 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 - 11:45 amUpdates on EDRN Validation Studies (by invitation only)
Moderators: David Sidransky, Sudhir Srivastava, Jacob Kagan and Mukesh Verma
Speakers: Peter Barker, Ian Thompson, William Grizzle, Mark Thornquist, Mark Schoenberg, Mel Tockman, David Chia and Dean Brenner
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch
MSI Advisory Group Meeting
12:45 - 3:45 pm Collaborative Group Meetings (by invitation only)
4:00 - 6:00 pm Challenges and Issues in Validation Studies
Moderators: Ian Thompson and Sudhir Srivastava
Panelists: William Bigbee, William Grizzle and Ziding Feng
Protocol Development: Ian Thompson, William Grizzle and Dean Brenner
Standardization and Reference Materials: Peter Barker and John Semmes
Reference Laboratories: David Chia, William Grizzle and Peter Barker
Data Sharing and Data Analysis: DMCC
6:00 - 7:00 amDinner (Provided)
Election of EDRN Officials
7:00 - 9:00 amCollaborative Showcase: Lung and Upper Aero - digestive Group (Agenda will be developed by the Chair, Mel Tockman)

Friday, January 31, 2003
7:30 - 8:00Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:40 amProteomic Profiling of Secreted and Membrane Proteome in Cancer
Speaker: Benjamin Cravatt, The Scripps Research Institute
Panelists: David Beach, John Semmes and Samir Hanash
8:40 - 10:40 am Planning for Methylation Validation Studies Across Cancer Sites:
Principle, Practice and Implementation
Moderator: Adi Gazdar
Panelists: Jacob Kagan and Mukesh Verma
Prostate Cancer: David Sidransky
Esophageal and Colon Cancers: Stephen Meltzer
Lung Cancer: Adi Gazdar, Mel Tockman and Jim Herman
10:40 - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Collaborative Group and Liaison Reports
SPORE: Adi Gazdar
PCPT: Ian Thompson
12:00 - 1:00 pmLunch discussion (Closed Session)
Topics for discussion:
  • Administration Issues
  • Carry Over
  • Supplement
  • Site Visit
  • Associate Membership
  • Other Issues
1:00 - 3:00 pm Promises and Challenges in Genomics in Cancer Detection:
Looking to Genomics
Moderators: Jacob Kagan and Wendy Wang
Panelists: Mukesh Verma, Jose Costa, Margaret Spitz, Nancy Kiviat, Stephen Meltzer, Daniel Cramer and Wilbur Franklin

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