Session 1

Friday, October 25, 2019

Cancer Microenvironment and Genomics: Evolution in Process

Moderators: Stanley Leong and Marlys Witte

8:15       Introduction

8:20       Isaac Witz, PhD, Tel Aviv, Israel
CANCER PROLIFERATION WITHIN THE CANCER MICROENVIRONMENT

8:40       Jonathan P. Sleeman, PhD, Heidelberg University, Germany
Matrix-assisted autocrine signaling in melanoma as a therapeutic target

9:00       Bernard Fox, PhD, Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, USA
UTILITY OF MULTIPLEX MICROSCOPY TO STUDY THE CANCER MICROENVIRONMENT

9:20       Melissa B. Davis, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
CANCER HETEROGENEITY BASED ON MOLECULAR, CELLULAR, RACIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVES

9:40       David Haussler, PhD, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute, Santa Cruz, USA
CANCER GENOME PRESENTATION

10:00     Christof Fellmann, PhD, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, USA
CRISPR-CAS IN DIAGNOSIS, DRUG DISCOVERY, AND TREATMENT OF CANCER

10:20      Q&A Panel Discussion