The annual investigators meeting is intended to catalyze collaboration among investigators from the Cancer Systems Biology Consortium (CSBC) and Physical Sciences – Oncology Network (PS-ON), as well as provide an opportunity to hear presentations on and discuss new data, resources and tools that are available to the community. Both the PS-ON and CSBC program are trans/inter-disciplinary programs that bring quantitative and computational sciences to cancer biology, with the PS-ON focused on the intersection of physical sciences and oncology and the CSBC focused on systems biology approaches to cancer.

The 2018 meeting was collaboratively planned by a steering committee comprising PS-ON investigators (David Odde and Jonathan Licht), CSBC investigators (Andrea Bild and Trey Ideker), a patient advocate (Carole Baas), Sage Bionetworks (Julie Bletz) and NCI Program Staff (Shannon Hughes, Nas Zahir, Elyse Gillen, and Erin Wetzel).

Given the large number of CSBC and PS-ON investigators, the planning committee and NCI Program Staff will select a few session talks from submitted abstracts. Please submit abstracts to be considered for podium presentations through Registration no later than June 20, and indicate whether you would like to be considered for a podium presentation. We will notify you by July 31 if you are selected to give a talk. Everyone who submits an abstract will have the option of giving a poster presentation.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Submit abstract for podium presentation June 20
Submit abstract for poster presentation August 23
Register for meeting August 23
Book DoubleTree Hotel at discount rate August 2

 

 

For questions contact csbcpson2018@sagebase.org.

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