9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Fourth AACR International Conference on Molecular Diagnostics in Cancer Therapeutic Development
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
16th Street Pedestrian Mall
Denver, Colorado
http://www.aacr.org/meetingcalendar
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   AACR
   American Association for Cancer Research

   Upcoming Conferences at the Forefront of Cancer Research

   September 27-30, 2010

   Fourth AACR International Conference on Molecular Diagnostics in
   Cancer Therapeutic Development

   Chairperson: Gordon B. Mills
   Denver, CO

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   conferences and program updates.

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, September 27, 2010
12:00:00 Educational Sessions
12:05:00 Session 1A: Emerging Role of Nanotechnology in Molecular Diagnostics Mauro Ferrari, Andre Levchenko, Shuming Nie, Edison T Liu
13:00:00 Session 1B: Hurdles to Molecular Diagnostics Development and Application CAROLYN COMPTON, Kenneth H. Buetow, J. Carl Barrett
14:00:00 Break
14:15:00 Educational Sessions
14:20:00 Session 2A: Molecular Markers and Patient Decisions Steven M. Shak, Jennifer J. Griggs, Peter M. Ravdin, David R Parkinson, Jane Perlmutter
15:20:00 Session 2B: Imaging Biomarkers in Therapeutic Trials Richard L. , Wahl, Lawrence H. Schwartz, Peter S. Conti
16:15:00 Break
16:30:00 Session 3A: From Bench to Bedside Steven M. Shak, Deborah J. Neff, Yixin Wang, Michael K. Samoszuk
17:30:00 Session 3B: How Major Ongoing Omics Efforts will Impact Development and Implementation of Molecular Diagnostics Thomas F. Westbrook, David Haussler, Paul T. Spellman, David G. Huntsman
19:30:00 Opening Session
19:35:00 Introductory Remarks Gordon Mills
20:00:00 Keynote Address Alan Ashworth
20:30:00 Opening Reception
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
08:00:00 Plenary Session 1: Transformative Technology: Large Scale Profiling Joe W Gray, Jeffrey Settleman
10:15:00 Break
10:45:00 Plenary Session 2: Minimally Invasive Access to Tumors Peter Kuhn
11:15:00 Tissue issues: Clinical and research implications of diagnostic biopsy practices Kelly J. Bethel
11:45:00 Fluid phase of solid tumors, circulating tumor cells in high definition Peter Kuhn
12:15:00 Transcriptomics of single cancer cells Roger S. Laskin
12:45:00 Proffered presentations
13:00:00 Break
14:15:00 Poster Session A
16:30:00 Plenary Session 3: Effect of Intratumoral and Environment Heterogeneity on Identification and Implementation of Molecular Diagnostics Jonathan A. Fletcher
16:35:00 Trans-splicing: Novel mechanism for oncogene expression in nonneoplastic cells Jeffrey Sklar
17:15:00 Integrative molecular profiling: Identification of recurrent, functionally important genomic mechanisms in triple-negative breast cancers Jorge Reis-Filho
18:00:00 Molecular heterogeneity of clinical resistance to kinase inhibitor therapies Jonathan A. Fletcher
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
08:00:00 Plenary Session 4: Hurdles to Molecular Diagnostics Development and Implementation Mehmet Toner
10:15:00 Break
10:45:00 Plenary Session 5: Molecular Prediction, Classification, and Prognostic Markers Stephen J Chanock, Jianfeng Xu, David J Hunter
13:00:00 Professional Advancement Session / Break
14:15:00 Poster Session B
16:30:00 Plenary Session 6: Pharmacodynamic Markers Gerhardt Attard, Chris H. Takimoto
18:00:00 Proffered presentations
Thursday, September 30, 2010
08:00:00 Plenary Session 7: Tumor Microenvironment Adriana Albini
08:05:00 Targeting cancer invasion and radioresistance Peter Friedl
08:45:00 Angiogenesis success and pitfall in diagnosis therapy and cancer prevention Adriana Albini
09:15:00 Title to be announced Mary J.C. Hendrix
10:00:00 Proffered presentations
10:15:00 Break
10:45:00 Plenary Session 8: Molecular Marker Trial Design Roy S. Herbst
12:30:00 Proffered presentations
13:00:00 Departure
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