UNC Lineberger’s 41st Annual Scientific Symposium

This year’s UNC Lineberger symposium will be held May 22-23, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. The meeting is organized by Ben Major, PhD, Scott Randell, PhD, Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, and Albert Baldwin, PhD, and will feature 15 talks on developmental signal transduction pathways in cancer.

  • UNC Lineberger’s 41st Annual Scientific Symposium
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  • This year’s UNC Lineberger symposium will be held May 22-23, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. The meeting is organized by Ben Major, PhD, Scott Randell, PhD, Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, and Albert Baldwin, PhD, and will feature 15 talks on developmental signal transduction pathways in cancer.
When May 22, 2017 08:55 AM to May 23, 2017 12:30 PM (EST / UTC-400)
Where The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
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41st Annual UNC Lineberger Scientific Symposium: Developmental Signal Transduction Pathway in Cancer

May 22-23, 2017

The Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC

Online registration has closed. Attendees must register onsite at the meeting. 

Organizers

Ben Major, Scott Randell, Neil Hayes, Albert Baldwin

Program

 Session I  - Monday, May 22
Session sponsored by Illumina 

8:55 - 9:00 am

Welcome and Introduction: Norman Sharpless, MD, Director, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

9:00 - 9:35 am

John Minna, MD, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
“Molecular Pathogenesis of Lung Cancer with Translation to the Clinic”

9:35 - 10:10 am

Chad Pecot, MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
“Integrated Approaches to Uncover Metastatic Biology”

10:10 - 10:45 am

Carla Kim, PhD, Harvard University
“Regulation of progenitor cells in the adult lung and in lung cancer”

10:45 - 11:15 am

Break

11:15 - 11:50 am

Trudy Oliver, PhD, University of Utah
“MYC drives progression of small cell lung cancer to a variant neuroendocrine subtype with vulnerability to Aurora kinase inhibition”

11:50 am - 12:25 pm

Neil Hayes, MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
“Somatic Alterations in Developmental Genes in Tumors of the Aerodigestive Tract”

12:30 - 1:30 pm

 Lunch  

 

 Session II  - Monday, May 22

1:30 – 2:05 pm

Nabeel Bardeesy, PhD, Harvard University
“Metabolic heterogeneity in KRAS mutant pancreatic cancers”

2:05 – 2:40 pm

Alain Charest, PhD, Harvard University
“PDGFRα-STATHMIN1 Signaling Axis Confers Sensitivity to Vinblastine in Glioblastoma”

 2:40 - 3:15 pm

Richard Schlegel, MD-PhD, Georgetown University
“Conditional cell reprogramming for modeling human cancer and cell immortalization”

3:15 - 3:45 pm

 Break

3:45 - 4:20 pm

Stephen Kleeberger, PhD, National Inst. of Environmental Health Sciences
“The role of NRF2 in lung disease pathogenesis”

4:20 - 4:55 pm

Ben Major, PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
“Mechanistic Studies of the KEAP1 Tumor Suppressor in Lung Cancer”  

 

 Session III - Tuesday, May 23

9:00 - 9:35 am

Kwok-Kin Wong, MD, PhD, New York University
“Preclinical models for testing of novel and immune therapies”

9:35 - 10:10 am

Trever Bivona, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
“New insights into the role of developmental pathways in lung cancer progression”

10:10 - 10:45 am

Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque, DDS, PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
“The Oral Microbiome: An Instigator of Euchromatin-mediated Tumor Viral Pathogenesis”

10:45 - 11:15 am

Break

11:15 - 11:50 am

David Wheeler, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
"Developmental and Metabolic Reprogramming of Hepatocytes in Hepatocellular Carcinoma”

11:50 am - 12:25 pm

Charles Rudin, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
“Small cell lung cancer: new insights, novel therapeutics, renewed hope”

12:25 - 12:30 pm Closing Remarks

For more information:

Melissa Mack, Symposium Administrator
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Telephone: 919-966-0509
Fax: 919-966-3015
emstroud@med.unc.edu