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Advancing Cancer Research Through Biospecimen Science

Registration is reaching full capacity, so REGISTER TODAY! Deadline for registration is Tuesday, February 17.

If you work with biospecimens, you can't afford to miss this event!

The National Cancer Institute's 2nd Annual Biospecimen Research Network Symposium, "Advancing Cancer Research Through Biospecimen Science," March 16-18, 2009 in Bethesda, Maryland, will address the significant impact of pre-analytical biospecimen variables on cancer research and molecular medicine. Hosted by NCI's Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research, the meeting will bring together leaders in the fields of biospecimen research, genomics, proteomics, oncology, pathology, biobanking, hospital administration and pharmaceutics as well as patient advocates.

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, Maryland

Poster Abstract Submission Deadline: Tuesday, February 17, 2009
We invite your participation in the symposium poster session. We encourage attendees to submit a scientific research abstract relevant to a conference topic. See the latest BRN Symposium Agenda.

Lodging Deadline: Monday, February 23, 2009
A block of rooms has been reserved for meeting attendees at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. The special conference rate is $209 per night (single/double occupancy) plus tax. To make your reservation, contact the Marriott North Bethesda directly at (800) 859-8003. Please identify yourself as part of the BRN/National Cancer Institute Group. After that date, the hotel cannot guarantee the availability of rooms or the conference rate.

For program questions, please contact Mark David Lim, Ph.D. at limm2@mail.nih.gov.
For logistics questions, please contact Frank Bajowski at fbajowski@capconcorp.com.