Mini symposium Cancer Genomics, 17.04, Montebello

Mini symposium Cancer Genomics, 17.04, Montebello

Mini symposium Cancer Genomics, 17.04. 10am-4pm, Auditorium ICR, K-building, Montebello  – on the occasion of King Olav V’s award to Professor Vessela N. Kristensen

(Dept. Cancer Genetics, ICR, Oslo University Hospital/Dept. Clinical Molecular Biol., The University of Oslo, and Akershus University Hospital)

10.00-10.45. Olga Troyanskaya, PhD, professor, Princeton University http://function.princeton.edu/ 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, http://www.nantomics.com/

“Delivering proteomics, WGS, and whole transcriptome sequencing for thousands of clinical FFPE samples”

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, professorIDC School of Computer Science and Technion Computer Science Faculty, http://zohary.cswp.cs.technion.ac.il/

“Synthetic DNA and its applications”