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2022 Jiler Conference - The Event

The Jiler Conference spanned from the most fundamental research, to finding new targets for treatment, to working with patients to increase their ability to prevent cancer or increase the efficacy of their treatment.

Welcome and Keynote

ACS Staff Greetings

Rachel Commander sitting with other Jiler 2022 attendees at the sign-in table

Attendees were welcomed by a selection of the ACS Extramural Discovery Science team Rachel Commander, PhD, Kim Clarke, PhD, Chanda Felton, MPH, and Ellie Daniels, MD, MPH.

Official Kick Off 2022 

DEI in the Workforce

Alpa Patel, PhD, moderated a panel about how gender shapes careers in science and medicine with Ellie Daniels, MD, MPH, and Jennifer Grandis, MD, ACS grantee who presented a keynote Building and Sustaining Careers in Academic Medicine: A Gender Equity Lens.

Scientific Sessions

You talk about the 50 Nobel Laureates ACS has funded. The next 50 are going to come from these areas. . ."

Graham Walker, PhD

American Cancer Society Research Professor; Howard hughes Medical Institute Professor

ACS BrightEdge Group Hosts Panel on New Technology

BrightEdge leaders Farnaz Bakhshi, PhD, and Steve Curtis, PhD, talked with Angelique Whitehurst, PhD, former ACS grantee and ACS Professors Davide Ruggero, PhD, and Johannes Walter, PhD. The Therapeutics companies they co-founded eFFECTOR and Moma, respectively, have raised nearly $300 million in venture capital.

 

 

Panel: How Gender Shapes Careers in Science & Medicine

Alpa Patel, PhD, moderated a panel discussion and audience Q&A about how gender shapes careers in science and medicine with Ellie Daniels, MD, MPH, and Jennifer Grandis, MD, ACS grantee from University of California, San Francisco, who presented a keynote Building and Sustaining Careers in Academic Medicine: A Gender Equity Lens.

Career Development Sessions

Greetings from ACS Extramural Discovery Science (EDS) Staff

Rachel Commander sitting with other Jiler 2022 attendees at the sign-in table

Attendees were welcomed by a selection of the ACS Extramural Discovery Science team Rachel Commander, PhD, Kim Clarke, PhD, Chanda Felton, MPH, and Ellie Daniels, MD, MPH.

Networking & Round Tables

Poster Session