The Cancer Genome Atlas: A model of cooperation
Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018, 15:15-16:15
Chair: Lynda Chin
Panelists: Francis Collins, Eric Green, Carolyn Hutter, Jean Claude ZenKlusen, Kenna Shaw, Daniela Gerhard
This roundtable discussion will include current and past members of the TCGA leadership team from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Participants will discuss the history of the program, current activities that have stemmed from the project, and prospects and future directions. Topics will include: the impact of TCGA on our understanding of genomics and cancer biology; key lessons learned in the design and implementation of TCGA; and, how TCGA transformed approaches to large-scale, interdisciplinary science.