TCGA Workshop: Genomics and Biology of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)

March 24, 2008 

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) held a workshop entitled, “Genomics and Biology of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM),” to review the initial GBM data from the TCGA pilot project. The meeting also featured presentations by the centers participating in TCGA to share the initial findings and discuss the challenges of translating this information. Former NCI Director, John Niederhuber, M.D., led the introductory presentation with opening remarks given by Anna D. Barker, Ph.D., former NCI Deputy Director. The workshop may be viewed in its entirety via the event Web cast.