9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
3rd Quebec Conference on Therapeutic Resistance in Cancer
Hyatt Regency Montréal
1255 Jeanne-Mance
Montreal, Quebec
http://www.resistanceincancer2012.com/eng-program.php
3rd Quebec Conference on Therapeutic Resistance in Cancer 
http://www.resistanceincancer2012.com/eng-program.php 
1255 Jeanne-Mance 
Hyatt Regency Montréal

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, March 15, 2012
06:00:00 New Presentation
08:30:00 Understanding clinical resistance to further personalized medicine in melanoma Antoni Ribas
09:00:00 Endocrine resistance in breast cancer Lesley-Ann Martin
09:30:00 Resistance to ALK inhibitors in lung cancer Robert Doebele
10:00:00 Overcoming therapeutic resistance in hematological malignancies Sarit Assouline
10:30:00 Networking break
11:00:00 Modifications in KRAS status and other biomarkers during colorectal cancer progression: implication for the clinic Andrea Sartore-Bianchi
11:30:00 Mutational evolution of tumors Michael T. Barrett
12:00:00 Detecting heterogeneity in biospecimens
12:30:00 Seated Luncheon
14:00:00 The role of obesity in clinical response to treatment Michael Pollak
14:30:00 Pharmacogenomics and clinical applications Sharon Marsh
15:00:00 Chemokine contribution to immunosuppressive networks in the tumor microenvironment
15:30:00 Networking break
16:00:00 BATTLE trial
16:30:00 Challenges of the I-SPY trials Angela DeMichele
17:00:00 Update on the Q-CROC studies Gerald Batist
17:30:00 Reception
Friday, March 16, 2012
08:30:00 Principles of bioinformatics - complex tasks, simple tools Mauro Delorenzi
09:00:00 Open access integrative networks Jingchun Zhu
09:30:00 Network-based identification of prognostic & predictive biomarkers, and rational treatment selection
10:00:00 Networking break
12:00:00 Lunch
13:30:00 The use of biopsies to direct treatment
14:00:00 Knowledge translation
14:30:00 Building the organizational framework to support personalized medicine William S. Dalton
15:00:00 Networking break
15:30:00 Developing software tools for the integration of Next-Gen Sequencing into the clinic Michael Phillips
16:00:00 Post-translational technologies Emanuel F Petricoin
16:30:00 Microfluidic microarrays — cancer protein profiling David Juncker
17:30:00 CLOSING REMARKS
18:30:00 Reception and Dine Around
Saturday, March 17, 2012
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:30:00 WORKSHOP A pan-Canadian initiative for biomarker research (by invitation only)
10:30:00 Closing Remarks
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