Frontiers in Cancer Research and Therapy
Thursday, February 23 (preliminary program)
Dan Grandér, Head of the Department of Oncology-Pathology
SESSION 1: Metabolism in Cancer, part I
Chairs: Erik Norberg, Angelo de Milito
Lewis Cantley, Weill Cornell Medical College
Celeste Simon, University of Pennsylvania
Metabolism in Cancer, part II
Chair: Erik Norberg, Angelo de Milito
Sophie Vasseur, Inserm U1068
Sarah-Maria Fendt, University of Leuven
"Cancer metabolism during metastasis formation"
Lunch & poster session
SESSION 2: Genomics
Chairs: Thierry Soussi, Nick Tobin
Elaine Mardis, Washington University
"Immunogenomics and Personalized Vaccine Design"
Gail Risbridger, Monash University
"Prostate cancer in BRCA mutation carriers: small cohort large impact"
Joakim Lundeberg, Royal Institute of Technology
"Spatial gene expression patterns of tumors in three dimensions"
SESSION 3: Stem cells
Chairs: Maria Kasper, Maria Genander
Hans Clevers, Hubrecht Institute
"Lgr5 stem cell-based organoids in cancer"
Joerg Huelsken, EPFL
"Differentiation therapy inhibits colorectal cancer by counteracting stem cell traits"
Irwing Weissman, Stanford University
"From Stem Cells to Cancer Stem Cells to Novel Immunotherapies"