Conferences and symposiums

Frontiers in Cancer Research and Therapy

2017-02-2308:45 to 17:00 Nobel ForumCampus Solna

Thursday, February 23

8:30-9:00
Registration, coffee

9:00–9:15   
Welcome                      
Dan Grandér, Head of Department of Oncology-Pathology

SESSION 1: Metabolism in Cancer, part I
Chairs: Maria Shoshan, Angelo de Milito

9:15–9:45                         
Lewis Cantley, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Title: Targeting PI 3-Kinase and Cancer Metabolism

9:45–10:15                      
Celeste Simon, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Title: Metabolic adaptions and renal cancer progression

10:15–11:00                                          
Coffee break

Metabolism in Cancer, part II
Chairs: Maria Shoshan, Angelo de Milito

11:00–11:30    
Sophie Vasseur, Inserm, France
Title: Metabolic flexibility of pancreatic cancer                                  

11:30-12:00
Sarah-Maria Fendt, VIB Center for Cancer Biology, Belgium
Title: Cancer metabolism during metastasis formation

12:00–13:30      
Lunch & Poster session

SESSION 2: Cancer Genomics
Chairs:  Ola Larsson, Nick Tobin

13.30–14:00                                           
Elaine Mardis, Nationwide Children's Hospital, USA
Title: Immunogenomics and Personalized Vaccine Design

14:00–14:30                                           
Gail Risbridger, Monash University, Australia
Title: Prostate cancer in BRCA mutation carriers: small cohort large impact

14:30–15:00                                           
Joakim Lundeberg, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Title: Spatial gene expression patterns of tumors in three dimensions

15:00–15.30     
Coffee break

SESSION 3: Stem Cells in Cancer
Chairs: Maria Kasper, Charlotte Rolny

15.30–16:00                                           
Hans Clevers, Hubrecht Institute, the Netherlands
Title: Lgr5 stem cell-based organoids in cancer

16:00–16:30                                           
Joerg Huelsken, EPFL, Switzerland
Title: Differentiation therapy inhibits colorectal cancer by counteracting stem cell traits

16.30–17:00                                           
Irwing Weissman, Stanford University, USA
Title: From Stem Cells to Cancer Stem Cells to Novel Immunotherapies

Contact person: Ola LarssonImport to calendar