MEG at the Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting is an extraordinary venue that fosters scientific discussions and helps build bridges across various disciplines. We encourage all meeting attendees to take advantage of the opportunities presented at the meeting to learn about the latest research in molecular epidemiology, attend sessions outside your own areas of expertise, and network with other scientists and clinicians interested in cancer research.  

The AACR Annual Meeting 2018 will be held in Chicago, Illinois, April 14-18.

MEG Town Hall Meeting and Reception 

Monday, April 16, 2018; 6:30 - 8 p.m.; Venue to be announced
Chairperson: Melissa L. Bondy, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Chairperson-elect: Ellen L. Goode, PhD, MPH, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota

All working group members and annual meeting registrants are cordially invited to attend this Town Meeting and Reception. The program will feature presentations on recent epidemiology research. Additionally, Timothy R. Rebbeck, PhD, professor of epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, and editor-in-chief of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (CEBP), will provide an update on this exciting journal, and Nigel T. Brockton, PhD, Director of Research, American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) will inform on the recent Continuous Update Project’s Third Expert Report: Guidelines on Diet and Exercise. Attendees will learn about these and other important MEG initiatives, meet members of the working group and steering committee, as well as the newest MEG Scholar-in-Training Award recipients, in addition to learning more about joining the MEG Working Group. A networking reception will follow.

MEG Special Networking Session with early-career researchers

Sunday, April 15, 2018, 1:15 - 2:00 p.m.; Exhibit Hall A, AACRcentral Amphitheater
This informal open-discussion session provides an opportunity for early-career researchers to interact with the leaders and other experts of the MEG Working Group, to learn more about issues related to epidemiology and career advancement.

Award Lecture
27th Annual AACR-American Cancer Society Award for
Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Recipient and Lecture Date/Time to be announced

See other MEG-related sessions in the AACR Annual Meeting online planner, when available. Please note that this list may not be all-inclusive of the epidemiology-related sessions offered.

Visit the AACR Annual Meeting homepage for more information and to access the online planner, when available.