Basic and Translational Science Committee

The Basic and Translational Science Committee is aimed at tackling key scientific questions to advance the understanding of thoracic malignancies. The committee brings together leading scientists, researchers, and clinicians from around the world to collaborate, share knowledge, and drive progress in the field of thoracic oncology.

Nominations are open to basic and translational researchers. This committee will also be accepting nominations for the Committee Chair position.
Basic & Translational Science

Committee Responsibilities:

  1. Research Coordination: The committee plays a vital role in coordinating research efforts related to basic and translational science in thoracic malignancies. It identifies key research projects, establishes collaborative networks, and facilitates the exchange of information and resources among researchers and institutions.
  2. Knowledge Dissemination: The committee actively promotes the dissemination of scientific knowledge by organizing workshops, conferences, and seminars dedicated to basic and translational research in thoracic malignancies. It encourages the publication of research findings in high-impact scientific journals and collaborates with other committees within the IASLC to integrate basic and translational science into broader clinical guidelines and recommendations.  
  3. Collaborative Initiatives: The committee fosters collaboration among researchers, institutions, and industry partners involved in thoracic malignancies research. It encourages cross-committee collaborations, facilitates data sharing, and promotes the development of innovative research platforms and technologies.
  4. Mentorship and Training: The committee provides mentorship and training opportunities for early-career researchers, supporting the next generation of scientists and clinicians in thoracic oncology. It establishes mentorship programs, promotes research grants and fellowships, and organizes workshops and educational sessions to enhance skills and knowledge in basic and translational science.  
  5. Data Integration and Analysis: The committee encourages the integration and analysis of diverse datasets, including genomic, molecular, and clinical data, to gain deeper insights into the mechanisms of thoracic malignancies. It promotes the use of bioinformatics tools and artificial intelligence in data analysis and supports initiatives that leverage big data to drive precision medicine approaches.  

Through its collective expertise and collaborative efforts, the Basic and Translational Science Committee at the IASLC strives to accelerate scientific discoveries, improve patient outcomes, and ultimately contribute to the global eradication of thoracic malignancies.  

Apply to be part of our Basic and Translational Science Committee

Nominations are open to basic and translational researchers. This committee will also be accepting nominations for the Committee Chair position.

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