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Your Environment. Your Health.

Integrating Environmental Data with Other Omics for Cancer Epidemiology

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 14 – 15, 2023

Integrating Environmental Data with Other Omics for Cancer Epidemiology Abstract

Virtual Workshop

Purpose

The purpose of this two-day virtual workshop is to identify the challenges and opportunities related to the integration of environmental exposure data with other omics data for human cancer population studies and to inform future supported research directions for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This workshop is part of the NCI/NIEHS Cancer and the Environment Working Group’s effort to promote research into the effects of environmental exposures on cancer risk and etiology.

Goals

  1. To understand the challenges and opportunities in integrating environmental data with other omics.
  2. To identify the possible approaches and best practices for multi-omic integration including environmental data.
  3. To identify special considerations for using environmental and multi-omic data for cancer epidemiology.
  4. To determine how experimental models integrating environmental exposures and genomic (or other Omic) effects can be used to inform cancer risk assessment.

Agenda

Workshop Draft Agenda (277KB) 

Register in Advance for This Webinar

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This virtual workshop will be held via ZoomGov Webinar. Please register to receive the necessary links.

Privacy Act Statement

The primary use of the collection of your name and email address is for providing the webinar link and for communicating about the workshop. If you do not provide this information, you would not be able to participate in the workshop. Collection of this information is authorized under 42 U.S.C. 203, 241, 289l-1 and 44 U.S.C. 3101, and Section 301 and 493 of the Public Health Service Act. The Privacy Act System of Records Notice (SORN) that covers collection of this information is 09-25-0156 Records of Participants in Programs and Respondents in Surveys Used to Evaluate Programs of the Public Health Service, HHS/PHS/NIH/OD and 09-90-1901 HHS Correspondence, Comment, Customer Service, and Contact List Records.

Questions?

For questions about the workshop content, please contact Kimberly McAllister, Ph.D. or Leah Mechanic, Ph.D., M.P.H.. For logistical questions, please contact Kelley Gregory at 919-794-4704.

American Disabilities Act Accommodations Requests

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate in this event should contact Kelley Gregory at 919-794-4704. TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least 5 business days in advance of the workshop.

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