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2019 Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence/NCI Site Visit

April 9 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Free
Registration The event is free but registration is required.

7:30 – 8 a.m. Breakfast
8 – 8:30 a.m. Carolina CCNE Overview – Leaf Huang, PhD
Nano Approaches to Modulate the Host Response for Cancer Therapy
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Project Presentations (20 minute talk; 10 minute Q/A)

Project 1 – Leaf Huang, PhD
Nanotherapies for Vemurafenib Resistant Melanoma

Project 2 – Jenny Ting, PhD
Nanoparticle-based Immune Modulators in Cancer Therapy and Vaccines

Project 3 – Andrew Wang, MD
Combining Radiotherapy and Nanotechnology for Immunotherapy

Project 4 – Alexander Kabanov, PhD
High Capacity Polymeric Micelle Therapeutics for Lung Cancer

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:25 a.m. Core Presentations (20 minute talk; 10 minute Q/A)

Administrative Core – Joel Tepper, MD

Small Animal Imaging Core – Zibo Li, PhD

11:25 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Developmental Program (Pilot Projects) (15 minute talk; 5 minute Q/A)

Pilot Project – Aaron Anselmo, PhD
Approach for Modulating the Microbiome-Tumor Microenvironment to Enable Colorectal Cancer Immunotherapy

Pilot Project – Rihe Liu, PhD
Nano-delivery of the mRNA of an evolved Gaq-inhibitory decoy protein for the treatment of liver metastasis of uveal melanoma

Pilot Project – Zongchao Han, PhD
Localized Delivery of CAR-Ts in Retinoblastoma

12:10 – 12:30 p.m. NCI Presentation
12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Lunch & Poster Session
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Executive Meeting

Details

Date:
April 9
Time:
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence
Email:
anita_woodyard@med.unc.edu
Website:
https://unclineberger.org/CCNE/

Venue

Carolina Club
150 Stadium Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Website:
https://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Carolina-Club/