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Europe’s membership association for cancer researchers

8th EACR-OECI Joint Course: Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer

Amsterdam, Netherlands : 4 - 6 June 2018

Scientific Programme

 

 

FULL PROGRAMME AND SPEAKER ABSTRACTS

Click here to download the Full Programme and Abstract Book for the course.

 

 

 

11:30

REGISTRATION

Rode Hoed foyer

Until 13:00

12:00

WELCOME LUNCH

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

13:00

Conference welcome

Oosterhuiszaal

Scientific Programme Committee

13:15

Jorge Reis-Filho Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

"Molecular Pathology: why bother?"

14:00

Serena Nik-Zainal Sanger Institute, UK

"Massively-parallel sequencing"

14:45

Britta Weigelt Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

"Signalling and signal transduction for beginners"

15:15

EXHIBITOR INTRODUCTIONS

A fun session to introduce the companies who are exhibiting at the conference.

15:25

COFFEE BREAK

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

15:55

Edwin Cuppen UMC Utrecht, Netherlands

"Whole genome sequencing of metastatic cancer"

16:25

Leonor David University of Porto and IPATIMUP/I3S, Portugal

"Biomarkers as readouts of gene expression regulation"

16:55

Caroline Dive CRUK Manchester Institute, UK

“ctDNA to support clinical decisions for cancer patients”

17:25

NETWORKING RECEPTION

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

Welcome drinks and hot buffet dinner: until 18:30

08:30

MORNING COFFEE

coffee available to purchase from the bar

09:00

Marc van de Vijver AMC and VU Medical Center, Netherlands

"The molecular pathology of breast cancer"

09:30

David Huntsman UBC / BC Cancer Agency, Canada

"The molecular pathology of ovarian cancer"

10:00

Britta Weigelt Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

"The molecular pathology of endometrial cancer"

10:30

COFFEE BREAK

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

11:00

Daniel Peeper NKI, Netherlands

"The molecular pathology of melanoma"

11:30

Andreas Jung LMU Munich, Germany

"The molecular pathology of colorectal cancer"

12:00

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM

12:30

LUNCH

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

13:30

Brian Rubin Cleveland Clinic/Lerner Research Institute, USA

"The molecular pathology of GISTS"

14:00

Judith Bovee Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

"The molecular pathology of bone tumours"

14:30

Matt van der Rijn Stanford School of Medicine, USA

"The molecular pathology of soft tissue sarcomas"

15:00

COFFEE BREAK

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

15:30

Marc Ladanyi Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

"The molecular pathology of lung cancer"

16:00

Caroline Dive CRUK Manchester Institute, UK

“CTCs: a multi-use liquid biopsy”

16:30

Free evening to explore Amsterdam

08:30

MORNING COFFEE

coffee available to purchase from the bar

09:00

Pieter Wesseling VU University Medical Center, Netherlands

"The molecular pathology of the central nervous system tumours"

09:30

Giorgio Stanta University of Trieste, Italy

"The evolution of pathology"

10:00

COFFEE BREAK

Oosterhuiszaal and Rode Hoed foyer

Genomics testing for clinical practice

10:30

Marc Ladanyi

"The US perspective"

10:50

Andreas Jung

"The European perspective"

11:10

David Huntsman

"The Canadian perspective"

11:30

PANEL DISCUSSION

12:00

CLOSING SUMMARY & PRESENTATION OF AWARD CERTIFICATES

12:15

LUNCH AND DEPART

"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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