Ben Prickril is an International Programs Officer within the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) Office of International Affairs (OIA). In this role, he helps coordinate international research on the detection, prevention, treatment, and palliation of cancers. He is also active in international scientific exchange, coordination of cancer activities under collaborative international agreements, and coordination with other federal organizations involved in international activities, including the National Institutes of Health’s Fogarty International Center, the Office of Global Health Affairs, the State Department, and other federal offices. Before joining NCI’s Office of International Affairs, Dr. Prickril served as an international biotechnology consultant and was the Chief Scientific Officer (2004–2006) of the World Life Sciences Forum, BioVision in Lyon, France. He received his PhD in bioinorganic chemistry from the University of Georgia in 1992. He is co-editor of Technology Transfer in Biotechnology: A Global Perspective (Wiley-VCH 2009).