Conferences and symposiums

Frontiers in Cancer Research and Therapy

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

Thursday, February 23 (preliminary program)

8:30-9:00
Registration coffee

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

SESSION 1: Metabolism in Cancer, part I
Chairs: Erik Norberg, Angelo de Milito

9:15–9:45                         
Lewis Cantley, Weill Cornell Medical College
Title: TBD

9:45–10:15                      
Celeste Simon, University of Pennsylvania
Title: TBD

10:15–11:00                                          
Coffee break

Metabolism in Cancer, part II
Chair: Erik Norberg, Angelo de Milito

11:00–11:30    
Sophie Vasseur, Inserm U1068
Title: TBD                                       

11:30-12:00
Sarah-Maria Fendt, University of Leuven
"Cancer metabolism during metastasis formation"

12:00–13:30      
Lunch & poster session

SESSION 2: Genomics
Chairs:  Thierry Soussi, Nick Tobin

13.30–14:00                                           
Elaine Mardis, Washington University
"Immunogenomics and Personalized Vaccine Design"

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

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

15:00–15.30     
Coffee break

SESSION 3: Stem cells
Chairs:  Maria Kasper, Maria Genander

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

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

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

Contact person: Ola LarssonImport to calendar