Board of Scientific Advisors to Meet November 5The NCI Board of Scientific Advisors will meet November 5 in Bethesda, MD. The board provides scientific advice on program policy, progress, and future directions for NCI's extramural research programs and concept review of extramural program initiatives.
In addition to a report from NCI Director Dr. Harold Varmus, attendees will hear presentations on the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, the Provocative Questions project, and The Cancer Genome Atlas. The meeting will also address proposed NCI organizational changes, NCI's Early Experimental Therapeutics Network, the Cooperative Human Tissue Network, and the Adult Brain Tumor Consortium .
The meeting is open to the public, and the full agenda is available online. The meeting will also be videocast.