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Tumor Immunology: Basic and Clinical Advances in Conjunction with the Cancer Immunology Working Group of the AACR
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Miami Beach, Florida
http://www.aacr.org/meetingcalendar
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   AACR
   American Association for Cancer Research

   Upcoming Conferences at the Forefront of Cancer Research

   November 30-December 3, 2010

   Tumor Immunology: Basic and Clinical Advances In conjunction with the
   Cancer Immunology Working Group of the AACR

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

   Please visit http://www.aacr.org/meetingcalendar often for additional
   conferences and program updates.

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
19:10:00 Keynote Talks
20:00:00 Wrestling with melanoma David Baltimore
20:30:00 Cancer stem cells and the development of high-grade malignancy Robert A Weinberg
21:00:00 Networking Reception
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Session 1: Premalignant Lesions and Prevention Olivera J. Finn
08:05:00 TGF-β: A master regulator of the tumor microenvironment Harold L Moses
08:30:00 Inflammatory cytokines and autocrine tumour-promoting networks Frances R. Balkwill
09:00:00 Immunoprevention based on tumor associated antigens Olivera J. Finn
09:30:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
10:00:00 Break
10:30:00 Session 2: Antibodies in Cancer Immunity Louis M Weiner
11:00:00 Monoclonal antibody immunotherapy Louis M Weiner
11:20:00 Antibody fusions with interferon for the treatment of malignancy Sherie Morrison
11:40:00 DNA fusion vaccines: Design and operation in cancer patients Freda K. Stevenson
12:10:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
12:30:00 Lunch on own
14:30:00 Session 3: 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
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Session 4: Combined Therapy Elizabeth M. Jaffee
08:05:00 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
10:30:00 Session 5: Epigenetic Regulation of Tumor Growth and Immune Recognition Eduardo M. Sotomayor
10:35:00 Targeting specific histone deacetylases (HDACs) in tumor cells and immune cells to overcome immune tolerance Eduardo M. 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
14:30:00 Session 6: New Advances in the Development of Cancer Vaccines Esteban Celis
14:35:00 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
15:30:00 Overcoming the obstacles for the development of potent and effective peptide vaccines Esteban Celis
16:00:00 Short talks from selected proffered abstracts
16:30:00 Evening off / Dinner on own
Friday, December 3, 2010
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Session 7: Regulation of Immune Responses in Cancer: A Translational Paradigm Theresa L. Whiteside
08:05:00 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
10:30:00 Session 8: Harnessing the Immune System to Prevent and Fight Disease Cornelis J.M. Melief
10:35:00 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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