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

Goodbye Flat Biology: Advancing 3D-based Models for Cancer Biology and Drug Discovery

Berlin, Germany : 10 - 13 November 2019

Scientific Programme

To download and print the programme, use the links below.

15:30

Registration

Tea/coffee available

17:00

Conference Welcome

Scientific Programme Committee

17:15

Opening Keynote Lecture

Dave Mooney Harvard University, USA

"Viscoelasticity: impact on single cells to populations"

18:15

ICEBREAKER INTRODUCTIONS

An opportunity to make new connections over a drink.

19:00

WELCOME BUFFET & TRADE EXHIBITION

Meitner Hall & Goethe Hall

08:30

POSTER VIEWING & TRADE

Tea/coffee available

Session 1: 3D Models and drug development

09:00

Neil Carragher University of Edinburgh, UK

09:30

Henrietta Lanz Mimetas, Netherlands

10:00

Proffered Paper 1

Selected from abstracts

10:15

EXHIBITOR INTRODUCTIONS

Short intro pitches by each company

10:30

COFFEE BREAK & TRADE

11:00

Proffered Paper 2

Selected from abstracts

11:15

Hugo Snippert UMC Utrecht, Netherlands

"Functional heterogeneity in cancer"

11:45

POSTER SPOTLIGHTS

3 top scoring abstracts presented as three minute talks

11:55

INDUSTRY SYMPOSIUM

12:25

BUFFET LUNCH & TRADE

13:00

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 1

Tea/coffee available

Session 2: Cell Adhesion & Mechanobiology

14:30

Valerie Weaver UCSF, USA

15:15

Sara Wickström University of Helsinki, Finland

"Mechanical regulation of stem cell fate"

15:45

Proffered Paper 3

Selected from abstracts

16:00

Viola Vogel ETH Zürich, Switzerland

"Unraveling the mechanobiology of extracellular matrix"

16:30

CAREER FORUM/TECHNOLOGIES FORUM

Sign-up required

08:30

POSTER VIEWING & TRADE

Tea/coffee available

09:00

Meet the Expert talk

Session 3: tumour progression and mechanisms of invasion

09:30

Peter Friedl Radboud UMC, Netherlands

10:00

Cathrin Brisken EPFL, Switzerland

10:30

COFFEE BREAK & TRADE

11:00

Proffered Paper 4

Selected from abstracts

11:15

Proffered Paper 5

Selected from abstracts

11:30

Ellen Van Obberghen-Schilling Institut de Biologie Valrose, France

12:00

POSTER SPOTLIGHTS

3 top scoring abstracts presented as three minute talks

12:10

INDUSTRY SYMPOSIUM

12:40

BUFFET LUNCH & TRADE

13:15

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION 2

Tea/coffee available

Session 4: regulating and remodeling the immune microenvironment

14:45

Keynote Lecture

Melody Swartz The University of Chicago, USA

15:30

Eduard Battle IRB Barcelona, Spain

16:00

Proffered Paper 6

Selected from abstracts

16:15

Proffered Paper 7

Selected from abstracts

16:30

COFFEE BREAK & TRADE

17:00

Mikala Egebald Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA

17:30

CONFERENCE DEBATE

Invited speakers will discuss one of the key topics of the field. Participants will have a chance to vote on the debate, and to contribute to the conversation.

19:30

CONFERENCE DINNER

Optional ticketed dinner

08:30

POSTER VIEWING & TRADE

Tea/coffee available

Session 5: multiplex imaging of cells

09:00

Speaker to be confirmed

09:30

Christian Conrad DKFZ, Germany

"Spheroid imaging and sequencing"

10:00

INDUSTRY SYMPOSIUM

10:30

COFFEE BREAK & TRADE

11:00

Proffered Paper 8

Selected from abstracts

11:15

David Bryant Beatson Institute, UK

"Finding the order in chaos: understanding the heterogeneity of tumour cell invasion mechanisms"

11:45

Closing Keynote Lecture

Rick Horwitz Allen Institute, USA

12:30

Summary & Awards

12:45

LUNCH, TRADE CLOSES, DEPART

 

"It was small enough to really get to know other attending researchers, but also big enough to cover a wide variety within this subject area. I really liked how specialised it was and how well curated the speakers were, really excellent."

Feedback from a participant at Goodbye Flat Biology 2018

Above: Speed networking session at Harnack House during a previous edition of the conference in November 2016. 

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