Cancer Biotechnology (CB)

Biotechnology advances continue to underscore the need to educate NCI fellows in new methodologies. The Cancer Biotechnology course will be held on the NCI-Frederick campus on January 29, 2016 (Bldg. 549, Main Auditorium) and the course will be repeated on the Bethesda campus on February 9, 2016 (Natcher Balcony C).  The latest advances in DNA, protein and image analysis will be presented. Clinical and postdoctoral fellows who want to learn about new biotechnology advances are encouraged to attend this course.


The deadline for registration was January 27, 2016. Registration is now CLOSED.


January 29, 2016:  NCI-Frederick, Bldg. 549, Main Auditorium

12:00 noon     Stephen Lockett - Image Analysis
12:30 pm        Thorkell Andresson - Protein Characterization
1:00 pm           Bao Train - DNA Sequencing
1:30 pm           Maggie Cam - Bioinformatics
2:00 pm           BREAK
2:15 pm           Kunio Nagashima - Electron Microscopy
2:45 pm           Dom Esposito - Protein Expression
3:15 pm           Xiaolin Wu - Genomics
3:45 pm           DISCUSSION

February 9, 2016:  Bethesda, Natcher, Balcony C

A similar schedule will be repeated in Bethesda.

Related Training Opportunities

This course is part of an ongoing training curriculum for NCI clinical and postdoctoral fellows. Each fall CCR offers the “Translational Research in Clinical Oncology (TRACO)” course, hosted by Dr. Terry Moody. Another course, "Demystifying Medicine" is held each spring. This course provides 2 hours of lecture each week (January – May) and is hosted by Dr. Irvin M. Arias. To learn about additional training opportunities at NIH, visit

More Information

Contact Dr. Terry Moody at or by phone at 240-276-7785.

Organizing Committee

David Goldstein, Ph.D.
Terry Moody, Ph.D.
Jonathan Wiest, Ph.D.


Thorkell Andresson, Ph.D.
Maggie Cam, Ph.D.
Dom Esposito, Ph.D.
Stephen Lockett, Ph.D.
Kunio Nagashima, Ph.D.
Bao Tran, Ph.D.
Xiaolin Wu, Ph.D.