Berlin, Germany : 27 - 29 November 2017
Hahn Lecture Hall
Scientific Programme Committee
Opening Keynote Lecture
Robert Kerbel University of Toronto, Canada
"How The Organ Site of Metastases Can Impact Response to Antiangiogenic Drug Based Therapies"
Defending: Hellmut Augustin || Opposing: Yibin Kang
“Our current animal models for studying metastasis produce experimental data that have little relevance for treating human disease”
A fun session to introduce the companies who are exhibiting at the conference.
Trade exhibition opens
POSTER DEFENCE SESSION 1
Odd numbered posters (1,3,5 etc) will be presented in this session.
Session 1: New models of metastasis
Chair: Janine Erler
Yibin Kang Princeton University, USA
"What can mouse mammary gland development tell us about breast cancer metastasis?"
Neta Erez Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
"Neuroinflammation and astrogliosis facilitate melanoma brain tropism and metastasis"
Alberto Hernández-Barranco CNIO, Spain
Proffered Paper 1: "Modulation of the pre-metastatic lymph node niche by melanoma cells through secreted exosomes"
Jonathan Sleeman University of Heidelberg, Germany
"A new role for VEGF-C in metastatic conditioning of the lung"
Session 2: Imaging metastasis
Chair: Neta Erez
Peter Friedl MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
"Plasticity of cancer cell invasion and metastasis"
Chris Madsen Lund University, Sweden
"Imaging ECM remodelling during cancer progression and metastasis"
Adam Marcus Emory University, USA
Proffered Paper 2: "Using an image-guided genomics platform to probe the phenotypic heterogenetiy of collective cancer invasion"
Veronika te Boekhorst MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Proffered Paper 3: "Calpain-2 induced shutdown of β1 integrin function controls amoeboid reprogramming and dissemination under hypoxic challenge"
SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM - ELITE SPONSOR
Laue-Hall & Restaurant
POSTER DEFENCE SESSION 2
Even numbered posters (2,4,6 etc) will be presented in this session.
Session 3: Transgenic models of metastasis
Chair: Chris Madsen
Karin de Visser NKI, Netherlands
"Dissecting pro-metastatic cancer - immune interactions utilizing genetically engineered mouse models of metastatic breast cancer"
Hellmut Augustin German Cancer Research Center Heidelberg, Germany
"Novel preclinical models of primary tumor growth and metastasis"
Ophir Shani Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
Proffered Paper 4: "Dynamic co-evolution of lung fibroblasts in the metastatic microenvironment during breast cancer metastasis"
Irwin Gelman Roswell Park Cancer Institute, USA
Proffered Paper 5: "SSeCKS/AKAP12 scaffolding functions suppress B16F10-induced peritoneal metastasis by attenuating CXCL9/10 secretion by resident fibroblasts"
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS
Until 18:30. Beverages may be purchased from the bar
This session enables participants and speakers to converse informally in smaller groups. Participants are free to ask any questions they like and to move freely between the tables of different speakers.
Drinks Reception & Conference Dinner
Join us for a drink in the Planck Lobby, followed by the Conference Dinner in Liebig Vault. This is an optional event with tickets limited to 110.
Meet the Expert
Professor Janine Terra Erler will share from her personal perspective and experiences
Session 4: Modelling metastasis
Chair: Jonathan Sleeman
Bin-Zhi Qian University of Edinburgh, UK
"Macrophage heterogeneity in breast cancer bone metastasis"
EMBO Keynote Lecture
Erik Sahai The Francis Crick Institute, UK
"Role of the microenvironment in cancer invasion and therapy response"
Rachel Eyre University of Manchester, UK
Proffered Paper 6: "Targeting IL-1β-Wnt signalling to prevent breast cancer colonisation in the bone microenvironment"
Ulrike Stein MDC, Germany
"Preclinical mouse models for exploring and exploiting novel cancer metastasis biomarkers"
Closing Keynote Lecture
Andreas Trumpp DKFZ, Germany
"Cellular and Molecular Deconvolution of Human Pancreatic and Breast Cancers"
Scientific Programme Committee
Poster Prizes and Meeting Bursaries will be presented
LUNCH AND DEPART