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Europe’s membership association for cancer researchers

7th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course: Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer

Amsterdam, Netherlands : 8 - 10 May 2017

Scientific Programme

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11:30

REGISTRATION

Rode Hoed foyer

until 13:30

12:30

WELCOME LUNCH

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

13:30

Conference welcome

Oosterhuiszaal

Scientific Programme Committee

13:45

Jorge Reis-Filho Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

"Molecular pathology: why bother?"

14:15

Daniel Peeper NKI, Netherlands

"What can we learn from single patients?"

14:45

Serena Nik-Zainal Sanger Institute, UK

"Massively-parallel sequencing"

15:30

COFFEE BREAK

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

16:00

Alberto Mantovani Humanitas, Italy

"The yin-yang of tumor-associated macrophages and lymphoid cells"

16:30

Fabrice André Institut Gustave Roussy, France

"Molecular pathology: an oncologist's perspective"

17:00

NETWORKING RECEPTION

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

with hot buffet dinner: until 18:30

08:30

MORNING COFFEE

coffee available to purchase from the bar

09:00

Marc van de Vijver Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI), Netherlands

"The molecular pathology of breast cancer"

09:45

David Huntsman UBC / BC Cancer Agency, Canada

"The molecular pathology of ovarian cancer"

10:15

Britta Weigelt Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

"The molecular pathology of endometrial cancer"

10:45

COFFEE BREAK

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

11:15

Giorgio Stanta University of Trieste, Italy

"The evolution of pathology"

11:45

Judith Bovee Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

"The molecular pathology of bone tumours"

12:15

LUNCH

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

13:15

Matt van de Rijn Stanford School of Medicine, USA

"The molecular pathology of soft tissue sarcomas"

13:45

Marc Ladanyi Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA

"The molecular pathology of lung cancer"

14:30

Amaya Viros CRUK Manchester Institute, UK

"The molecular pathology of melanomas"

15:00

COFFEE BREAK

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

15:30

Keynote Award Lecture

Alberto Mantovani Humanitas, Italy

"Immunity and cancer: the (partial) fulfilment of a 100-year long dream"

16:30

Workshop - Elite Sponsor

17:30

Free evening to explore Amsterdam

08:30

MORNING COFFEE

coffee available to purchase from the bar

09:00

Brian Rubin Cleveland Clinic and Lerner Research Institute, USA

"The molecular pathology of GISTs"

09:45

Pieter Wesseling Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands

"The molecular pathology of central nervous system tumours"

10:15

COFFEE BREAK

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

10:45

Marc Ladanyi Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA

"Molecular testing in clinical practice: USA perspective"

11:15

Andreas Jung LMU Munich, Germany

"Molecular testing in clinical practice: European perspective"

11:45

Presentation of award certificates and course photograph

12:15

LUNCH AND DEPART

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

"This was indeed a great course, one of the best in this field!"

"Excellent speakers and good opportunities for discussion and networking."

"The course provides up-to-date review in molecular pathology and molecular biology of human cancers and an excellent opportunity for networking with brilliant scientists."

"All lectures were very informative. I've got a lot of new ideas and useful information for my future projects."

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