Annual Meeting

November 6-8, 2013
Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI

sponsored by
AVON Foundation
Business Meetings
BCERP Business Meetings (detailed schedule will be sent to BCERP members)
   •  Wednesday, November 6, 8am - 6:00 pm, followed by member networking reception
Open Public Meetings
Ten Years: Goals, Accomplishments, and Future Directions

Thursday, November 7, 2013

 7:00-   Continental Breakfast and Registration -
8:00-8:15 Welcome, Opening Remarks, Introduction of Keynote Speaker - Lecture Hall
Michael Gould, PhD, Program Chair, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Leslie Reinlib, PhD, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH
Gary Ellison, PhD, National Cancer Institute, NIH
Kenneth Olden, PhD, United States Environmental Protection Agency
9:00-10:30 Session I:  BCERC Accomplishments
Chairpersons: Leslie Reinlib, PhD, and Neeraja Sathyamoorthy, PhD
  BCERC: A First Step Towards Preventing Breast Cancer
Leslie Reinlib, PhD, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  BCERC Comprehensive Model
Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD, University of California San Francisco
  Pubertal Age/Measures of Puberty Including Early Hormonal Changes
Frank Biro, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  Breast Cancer and the Environment: Public Knowledge and Perceptions
Kami Silk, PhD, Michigan State University
  Gene x Environment Interactions
Susan Teitelbaum, PhD, Mt Sinai School of Medicine
  The Adaptive Immune System and Pubertal Development
Zena Werb, PhD, University of California San Francisco
  Panel Discussion
10:30-11:00 Break
  Session II: Current projects in BCERP (Part I)
Chairpersons: Gail Greenburg, RN, and Susan Teitelbaum, PhD
11:00-11:30 Windows of Susceptibility and Gene Expression in Mammary Tissue
Kalpana Gopalakrishnan, PhD, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
11:30-12:00 High Fat Diet and the Pubertal Window of Susceptibility to Breast Cancer
Richard Schwartz, PhD, Michigan State University
12:00-1:15 Lunch with the Experts - Hall of Ideas E-J
1:15-1:45 Posters Preview

Poster Discussion - How to Look at a Scientific Poster
Susan Pinney, PhD, University of Cincinnati

  SESSION II: Current projects in BCERP (Part II)
1:45-2:15 Outreach and Education - short presentations on some of the current Community Outreach projects
  • CYGNET Study's Youth Advisory Board- Janice Barlow, Zero Breast Cancer
  • The Breast Cancer Puzzle: Using Interactive Media to Help Younger African American Women Understand and Reduce Risks for Breast Cancer - Neasha Graves, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Reaching Multicultural Communities: Advocates Mentoring Advocates - Barbara Brenner, Mt Sinai School of Medicine
2:15-2:45 Environmental Exposures and Pubertal Development Montage - a collection of short presentations on the current environmental exposure findings from the Puberty Studies
Mary Wolff, PhD, Mt Sinai School of Medicine,
2:45-3:30 Panel Discussion: BCERP - Progress & Challenges
moderator: Michael Gould, PhD
3:30-3:45 Poster Presentations
  • Key themes in the BCERP posters - Mary Beth Terry, PhD, Columbia University and Amy Trentham-Dietz, PhD, University of Wisconsin
  • Speed Presentation: Migration from Bangladesh to the UK is associated with earlier thelarche but not menarche - Lauren Houghton, PhD, National Cancer Institute
3:45-4:00 Break
4:00-5:30 Poster Session with Reception- Grand Terrace
5:30 Adjourn - dinner on own

Friday, November 8, 2013

8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast and Registration -
  Session III: IBCERC Report and BCERP - Lecture Hall
Chairpersons: Sandra Haslam, PhD, and Karen Miller
8:30-9:10 Interagency Breast Cancer and the Environmental Research Coordinating Committee and BCERP
Gwen Collman, PhD, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH
Deborah Winn, PhD, National Cancer Institute, NIH
9:10-9:20 Comparison between IBCERCC and the IOM Report
Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD, University of California San Francisco
9:20-9:40 Q & A
9:40-10:00 Break
10:00-11:50 Session IV: Future Directions in Breast Cancer and the Environment
Chairpersons: Mary Pat Berry and Frank Biro, MD
  Linda Birnbaum, PhD, National Institute of Environmental Sciences
  Applying Business Practices to Science Funding to Advance Breast Cancer Research
Marc Hurlbert, PhD, Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade
  A Midstream View of the California Breast Cancer Prevention Initiative
Marion (Mhel) Kavanaugh-Lynch, MD, California Breast Cancer Research Program
  Panel Discussion: The Final Frontier: Perspectives on the Future of Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Moderators: Mary Pat Berry and Frank Biro, MD
11:50-12:05 Poster Awards and Closing Remarks
Michael Gould, PhD
12:05 Adjourn



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