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Welcome to the European Association for Cancer Research
Europe’s membership association for cancer researchers

4th EACR Conference on Cancer Genomics

Cambridge, UK : 23 - 26 June 2019

Scientific Programme

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15:00

Registration

Tea/coffee available

17:00

Conference welcome

Scientific Programme Committee

17:15

Keynote Lecture

Trey Ideker UC San Diego, USA

18:00

NETWORKING RECEPTION

19:00

Welcome dinner

08:30

POSTER VIEWING

until 09:15

09:00

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT 1 - ILLUMINA

Speaker to be announced

Session 1: Convergence and Cancer Genomics- big data, artificial intelligence and integration

09:15

Dana Pe'er MSKCC, USA

09:45

James Heath Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), USA

"New Multi-omic Single Cell Methods for Understanding Rapid Development of Drug Tolerance"

10:15

Proffered Paper 1

Selected from abstracts

10:30

EXHIBITOR INTRODUCTIONS

10:45

COFFEE BREAK

Opening of the Trade Exhibition

11:15

Proffered Paper 2

Selected from abstracts

11:30

Carlos Caldas CRUK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI), UK

"A systems level view of breast cancer through the lens of artificial intelligence"

12:00

POSTER SPOTLIGHTS

4 top-scoring abstracts will be presented in short 'flash talks' of 3 minutes each.

12:15

Industry SYMPOSIUM 1 - Thermo Fisher

12:45

LUNCH

13:45

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 1

Tea/coffee served at 14:45

Session 2: Clinical Cancer Genomics I

15:15

James Brenton CRUK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI), UK

"Detecting active mutational processes in high grade serous carcinoma"

15:45

Proffered Paper 3

Selected from abstracts

16:00

Keynote Lecture

Charles Swanton The Francis Crick Institute, UK

16:45

DISCUSSION FORUM

until 17:30

"What is the perfect biomarker for response to immune checkpoint blockade therapy?"

08:30

POSTER VIEWING

until 09:15

09:00

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT 2 - FLUIDIGM

Speaker to be announced

Session 3: Clinical Cancer Genomics II

09:15

Elaine Mardis Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM), USA

"Immunogenomics of pediatric cancers"

09:45

Richard Gilbertson CRUK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI), UK

10:15

Proffered Paper 4

Selected from abstracts

10:30

COFFEE BREAK

Session 4: Immune Genomics of Cancer I

11:00

Jennifer Wargo The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

11:30

Yardena Samuels Weizmann Institute, Israel

"UVB-induced tumor heterogeneity directs immune response in melanoma"

12:00

Proffered Paper 5

Selected from abstracts

12:15

POSTER SPOTLIGHTS

4 top-scoring abstracts will be presented in short 'flash talks' of 3 minutes each.

12:30

Industry SYMPOSIUM 2 - Nanostring technologies

13:00

LUNCH

14:00

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 2

Coffee served at 15:00

Session 5: Immune Genomics of Cancer II

15:30

Pia Kvistborg NKI, Netherlands

"The tumor-specific T cell response"

16:00

Michal Bassani-Sternberg Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Lausanne, Switzerland

16:30

Proffered Paper 6

Selected from abstracts

16:45

Keynote Lecture

Daniela Thommen NKI, Netherlands

19:00

Conference Dinner

Presentation of award certificates

08:30

POSTER VIEWING

09:00

Meet the Experts

Carlos Caldas & Elaine Mardis

An interactive session where our two experts will share from their personal and professional perspectives on the path to scientific leadership.

Session 6: Single-cell analysis of cancers

09:40

John Marioni European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), UK

"Using single cell genomics to understand cell fate decisions"

10:10

Itay Tirosh Weizmann Institute, Israel

10:40

COFFEE BREAK

11:10

Proffered Paper 7

Selected from abstracts

11:25

Sam Behjati Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK

11:55

EMBO Keynote Lecture

Amos Tanay Weizmann Institute, Israel

12:40

Closing Summary

Scientific Programme Committee

12:50

LUNCH & DEPART

Key dates

Bursary application deadline:
19 April 2019

Abstract submission deadline:
19 April 2019

Registration deadline:
17 May 2019

A session at Cancer Genomics 2015

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