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Day 1: Monday, June 3, 2019

Welcome and CURE Background
Dr. Peter Ogunbiyi

Plenary Session: Mentoring Best Practices for the Mentee and Mentor
Somewhere From Nowhere—Finding Help Where I Least Expected and Getting Un-Lost
Dr. Victoria L. Seewaldt
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center and NIH/NCI Board of Scientific Advisors
Valley and Mountaintop Experiences in Mentoring: Getting Out of the Smog
Dr. Kolawole S. Okuyemi
University of Utah
Qualities of a Good Mentor
Dr. Lorna H. McNeill
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
How to Get the Most Out of Your Mentoring Relationships
Dr. A. Susana Ramírez
University of California, Merced

Plenary Session: NIH Policies and Grants Management
NIH/NCI Funding Opportunities, Grant Applications, and Related Updates
Dr. Christopher L. Hatch
NCI Division of Extramural Activities
What You Should Know in Grants Management
Mr. Jason Gill
NCI Office of Grants Administration (OGA)
An Introduction to the NIH Clinical Trials Policies
Dr. Susan M. Czajkowski
NCI Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS)

Big Data: Implications for Cancer and Cancer Health Disparities Research
You and Big Data in Data Wonderland: It’s NOT a Data Jabberwocky
Dr. Vivian Ota Wang
NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT)
Using Big Data to Discover Cancer Mechanisms
Dr. Shannon Hughes
NCI Division of Cancer Biology (DCB)
Using Big Data to Uncover Novel Insights in the Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer
Dr. Mitchell Machiela
NCI Division of Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG)
Benefit From Using Big Data to Enhance Genomic and Cancer Health Disparities Research
Dr. Enrique I. Velazquez Villarreal
The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

Day 2: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Plenary Interactive Session: Strategies for Success in Collaboration and Team Science
Dr. Christophe Marchand
NCI Center for Research Strategy (CRS)