Cancer Research Half-Day
Steven Gallinger, Cynthia Hawkins, Michael Ohh, John Bartlett, Liliana Attisano, Paul Boutros
8:00 am - 8:30 am Light Breakfast
8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome - Rita Kandel
Professor and Chair, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
PART I Chair: Susan Done
8:45 am - 9:10 am Steven Gallinger
Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas
9:10 am – 9:35 am Cynthia Hawkins
The genetics and epigenetics of paediatric astrocytoma
9:35 am – 10:00 am Michael Ohh
New insights into the regulation of Ras oncoprotein.
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break
PART 2 Chair: Ivan Blasutig
10:30 am – 10:55 am John Bartlett
If breast cancers are rare diseases – how will we treat them?
10:55 am – 11:20 am Liliana Attisano
Identifying new therapeutic targets in the tumor-promoting Hippo pathway
11:20 am – 11:45 am Paul Boutros
The Three Genomes of Prostate Cancer
11:45 am – 12:00 noon Closing discussion
Note: Talks will be 20 minutes in length with an
additional 5 minutes for discussion/questions.