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Tumor Immunology in Conjunction with the Cancer Immunology Working Group of the AACR

Miami Beach, Florida


   American Association for Cancer Research

   Upcoming Conferences at the Forefront of Cancer Research

   November 30-December 3, 2010

   Tumor Immunology In conjunction with the Cancer Immunology Working
   Group of the AACR

   Chairpersons: Olivera J. Finn, Dimitry I. Gabrilovich, and Elizabeth
   M. Jaffee
   Miami Beach, FL

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   conferences and program updates.

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
19:10:00 Keynote Addresses
19:45:00 Wrestling with melanoma David Baltimore
20:15:00 Cancer stem cells and the development of high-grade malignancy Robert A Weinberg
21:00:00 Reception
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
08:25:00 Session 2: Premalignant Lesions and Prevention Olivera J. Finn
08:30:00 TGF-β: A master regulator of the tumor microenvironment Harold L. Moses
09:00:00 Inflammatory cytokines and autocrine tumour-promoting networks Frances R. Balkwill
09:30:00 Immunoprevention based on tumor associated antigens Olivera J. Finn
10:00:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
10:25:00 Session 3: Antibodies in Cancer Immunity Louis M Weiner
10:30:00 Monoclonal antibody immunotherapy Louis M Weiner
11:00:00 Antibody fusions with interferon for the treatment of malignancy Sherie Morrison
11:30:00 DNA fusion vaccines: Design and operation in cancer patients Freda K. Stevenson
12:00:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
12:30:00 Lunch
14:30:00 Session 4: Workshop Dimitry I. Gabrilovich
15:30:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
16:35:00 Poster Session A and Reception
Thursday, December 2, 2010
07:55:00 Session 5: Combined Therapy Elizabeth M Jaffee
08:00:00 Title to be announced Stanley Riddell
08:30:00 Curing metastatic colon tumors with combined vaccination, radiation and hematopoietic cell transplantation Samuel Strober
09:00:00 Combinatorial approaches targeting pancreatic tumor stromal and cancer cells Elizabeth M Jaffee
09:30:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
10:00:00 Break
10:25:00 Session 6: Epigenetic Regulation of Tumor Growth and Immune Recognition EDUARDO SOTOMAYOR
10:30:00 Targeting specific histone deacetylases (HDACs) in tumor cells and immune cells to overcome immune tolerance EDUARDO SOTOMAYOR
11:00:00 Selective depletion of Foxp3+ regulatory T cells improves effective therapeutic vaccination against established melanoma Jochen Huehn
11:30:00 Epigenetic targeting of Foxp3+ Tregs to enhance antitumor immunity Wayne Hancock
12:00:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
12:30:00 Poster Session B and Lunch
14:25:00 Session 7: New Advances in the Development of Cancer Vaccines Esteban Celis
14:30:00 Taming cancer with dendritic cells Anna Karolina Palucka
15:00:00 Polarized dendritic cells in cancer therapy: Getting dendritic cells to lymph nodes and effector cells to tumors Pawel Kalinski
16:00:00 Overcoming the obstacles for the development of potent and effective peptide vaccines Esteban Celis
16:30:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
Friday, December 3, 2010
07:55:00 Session 8: Regulation of Immune Responses in Cancer: A Translational Paradigm Theresa L. Whiteside
08:00:00 Treg depletion and restoration of multifunctional T cell responses in patients with cancer Theresa L. Whiteside
08:30:00 Clinical and correlative immunologic results of CTLA-4 blockade in melanoma Jedd D. Wolchok
09:00:00 Blocking PD-1 in advanced cancer Charles G. Drake
09:30:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
10:00:00 Break
10:25:00 Session 9: Harnessing the Immune System to Prevent and Fight Disease Cornelis J.M. Melief
10:30:00 Next-generation preventive HPV vaccines Richard B. Roden
11:00:00 Conditions for successful immunotherapy of established lesions caused by high-risk human papilloma virus Cornelis J.M. Melief
11:30:00 Marrow-infiltrating lymphocytes: Role in disease and therapy Ivan Borrello
12:00:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
12:30:00 Closing Remarks and Departure
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