Please join us for our annual conference organized by the Huntsman-Intermountain Cancer Care Program (HICCP). Elaine Mardis, PhD, a distinguished national leader in genomics, will be the keynote speaker. Her presentation is titled, “Setting the Stage for Genomics-Guided Pediatric Precision Oncology”. Everyone is encouraged to attend!

A reception will follow the presentation so please RSVP so we can have an accurate catering count. A virtual option of the meeting is available.

Date
Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 4:30-6:30 pm
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Location
Research South Auditorium
Huntsman Cancer Institute
1950 Circle of Hope Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Parking
Parking terrace of Huntsman Cancer Hospital

Keynote Speaker

Elaine Mardis, PhD
Co-Executive Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital; Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Elaine Mardis, PhD, is Co-Executive Director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine. She is also Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Mardis joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital in 2016.

After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a BS in zoology and a PhD in chemistry and biochemistry, Dr. Mardis did postgraduate work at BioRad Laboratories. She was a faculty member at the Washington University School of Medicine from 1993-2016.

Dr. Mardis has authored over 350 articles for prestigious peer-reviewed journals and written for several medical textbooks. She serves as an associate editor for three peer-reviewed journals (Disease Models and Mechanisms, Molecular Cancer Research, and Annals of Oncology) and is Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Case Studies

Dr. Mardis has given lectures at scientific meetings worldwide, and was awarded the Morton K Schwartz award from the American Association for Clinical Chemistry in 2016. She is listed as one of the most highly cited researchers in the world by Thompson Reuters. Dr. Mardis has been a member of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) since 2007, the program committee chair for the 2018 AACR Annual Meeting, and is the AACR President-elect.