Winter School 2021

The Winter School includes three days of lecturs given by IARC and Cancer Registry of Norway. The Winter School program is also suitable for epidemiology PhD students who do not work with cancer research. 

 

Program (streaming link)

Monday Nov. 29 - UiT - MH East Auditorium 1
  Morning session topic: classical epidemiology
0900-0915

Welcome
Torkjel Sandanger (EPINOR) 

0915-1000

Introduction to cancer epidemiology 
Karina Standahl Olsen (UiT the Arctic University of Norway)

1015-1100 Exposure assessment and misclassification
Inge Huybrecht, Pietro Ferrari - on screen
1115-1200 Diet & cancer: is everything we eat associated with cancer?
Inge Huybrecht - on screen
1200-1315 Lunch
  Afternoon session topic: registries
1315-1400 New structures for cancer research in Norway: HAP 
Siri Larønningen, Cancer Registry of Norway 
1415-1500

Challenges related to sharing data, international collaborations, GDPR
contribution from Cancer Registry of Norway and IARC - 20 min each 

1500-1630 Poster session 1 - bus pick up 1700
1930 Dinner at Skirri Restaurant

 

Tuesday Nov. 30 - UiT - MH East Auditorium 1 
  Morning session topic: molecular cancer epidemiology 1
0915-1000 Introduction to cancer biology
Renée Turzanski Fortner, Cancer Registry of Norway 
1015-1100 Molecular epidemiology of cancer
Renée Turzanski Fortner, Cancer Registry of Norway 
1115-1200 Omics: intro and methods 
Vivian Viallon, IARC
1200-1315 Lunch
  Afternoon session topic: molecular cancer epidemiology 2
1315-1400 Omics: causality, findings and status
Vivian Viallon, IARC
1415-1500

Mendelian randomization in cancer epidemiology
Niki Dimou, IARC

1515-1600 Poster Session 2 - bus pick up 1600
20.30 Dinner - Hotel the Edge 

 

Wednesday Dec. 01 - UiT MH West Auditorium Cerebrum 
  Morning session topic: statistical significance 
0915-1000

Sifting the evidence: beyond p-values  
Vivian Viallon, IARC

1015-1100

Group work on Causal language in scientific papers  
Marko Lukic, UiT Arctic University of Norway 

1115-1200

Pooled and meta-analysis
Niki Dimou, IARC

1200-1315 Lunch
  Afternoon session topic: emerging topics in epidemiology - MH West Cerebrum
1315-1400

Social gradients in cancer 
Salvatore Vaccarella, IARC - on screen

1415-1500 Women and cancer
Ophira Ginsburg, IARC - on screen

Break 1500-1515 - room switch

1515-1600

MH-West Aud Cerebellum

 

 

An overview on non-communicable disease: the challenge of investigating multimorbidity
Heinz Freisling, IARC - on screen

1615-1700

"Should we trust peer review?"
Mario Malicki, Stanford - on screen - bus pick up 1730

20.00 Dinner - Skirri  
Thursday Dec. 02: joint with Future of epidemiology seminar. Detailed program - Hotel The Edge 
Friday Dec. 03: joint with Future of epidemiology seminar. Detailed program - Hotel The Edge

 


 

Posters

It is voluntary to bring a poster. If you chose to bring a poster please note that it can be of any topic (cancer or no cancer research) and it does not have to be in any set template. 

 


Speakers

Pietro Ferrari
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
 
Niki Dimou
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
 
Inge Huybrecht
CRIG
 
Vivian Viallon
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
 
Karina Standahl Olsen
UiT Arctic University of Norway
 
Marko Lukic
UiT Arctic University of Norway
 
Siri Larønningen
Cancer Registry of Norway
 
Renée Turzanski Fortner
Cancer Registry of Norway