On the occasion of King Olav V's award 2018 to professor Vessela N. Kristensen there will be held a mini symposium on cancer genomics April 17th at 10am-4pm in the Auditorium at the Institute for Cancer Research, in the K building at Montebello.
Speakers are prominent scientists Olga Troyanskaya, Charles Vaske, Sampsa Hautanemi, Diether Lambrechts, Gyan Bhanot, Peter Fasching and Zohar Yakhini.
Programme, Mini symposium Cancer Genomics, April 17th 2018
10 am - 4 pm in the Auditorium at the Institute for Cancer Research, in the K building at Montebello
|10.00-10.45. Olga Troyanskaya, PhD, professor, Princeton University and Deputy director Genomics, Simons Genome Center, https://www.simonsfoundation.org/team/olga-troyanskaya/
“Enabling precision medicine - de novo interpretation of genomes for tissue-specific understanding of disease”
|10.45-11-30. Charles Vaske, PhD, Executive Vicepresident, Nantomics, and UCSC, CA, USA,
“Delivering proteomics, WGS, and whole transcriptome sequencing for thousands of clinical FFPE
|11.30-12.15. Sampsa Hautanemi, PhD, professor, Biomedicum, University of Helsinki, https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/systems-biology-of-drug-resistance-in-cancer
“Systems biology of drug resistance in cancer”
|12.15-13.00. Lunch break|
|13.00-13.45. Diether Lambrechts, PhD, professor, Director of the Vesalius Research Center.And professor KU Leuven, http://www.vib.be/en/research/scientists/Pages/Diether-Lambrechts-Lab.aspx
“Phenotypic moulding of the tumor microenvironment: what does single cell sequencing of thousands of cells in a tumor tell us”
|13.45-14.30. Gyan Bhanot, PhD, professor, Rutgers University, and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, http://molbiosci.rutgers.edu/faculty-research/faculty/122-gyan-bhanot
“Endogenous Retro Viruses and Response to Immune Checkpoint Therapy”
|14.30-15.15. Peter Fasching, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, and UCLA, Division Hematology/Oncology. http://www.frauenklinik.uk-erlangen.de/kontakt/visitenkarte/vk/peter-andreasfasching/1965/
“Genomes and neoepitopes as part of treatment strategies in breast cancer”
|15.15-16.00. Zohar Yakhini, PhD, professor, IDC School of Computer Science and Technion Computer Science Faculty, http://zohary.cswp.cs.technion.ac.il/
“Synthetic DNA and its applications”
Everyone is welcome!