May 11th 10:00: Symposium with ICR SAB member Giulio Superti-Furga

Invitation from Kjetil Taskén, head of the Institute for Cancer Research (ICR):
Get to know the ICR Scientific Advisory Board!
In conjunction with the SAB visit and evaluation/advise to the ICR on May 9-10, we had talks by the SAB members on May 8 in a symposium on Cancer Biology which had Margaret Frame, Karen-Lise Garm Spindler, Carl Figdor, Ruth Palmer and Carl-Henrik Heldin as speakers.
SAB Member Giulio Superti-Furga will give a Guest Lecture on May 11th, entitled "Understanding and modulating disease by targeting transporter".

Programme

Monday May 8th

ICR SAB Member Symposium on Cancer Biology (20 min each + 5 minutes discussion)

13:30 - 13:50     Margarete Frame 
A new potent inhibitor of the Src/FAK complex; functional links between Src/FAK, gene expression in the nucleus and anti-tumour immunity

13:55 - 14:15    Karen-Lise Garm Spindler 
Clincal application for ctDNA in cancer therapy – an up-date

14:20 – 14:40    Carl Figdor
Synthetic immune system approaches in cancer immunotherapy

14:45 – 15:15 Break

15:15 – 15:35    Ruth Palmer
Exploiting model organisms to interrogate ALK signaling in neuroblastoma

15:40 – 16:00    Carl-Henrik Heldin
Targeting pro-tumorigenic TGFb signaling in tumor treatment

ICR SAB Member Guest Lecture

Thursday May 11th

10:00 – 10:40    Giulio Superti-Furga
Understanding and modulating disease by targeting transporters

Presentation of the ICR-SAB

 
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