EMBO Workshop Perspectives on Skin Cancer Prevention
Eurotel Victoria
Chemin du Vernex 3
Les Diablerets, Switzerland
EMBO Workshop Perspectives on Skin Cancer Prevention
International Cancer Prevention Institute
Eurotel Victoria
Chemin du Vernex 3
Les Diablerets

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, April 8, 2018
06:00:00 New Presentation
16:00:00 Welcome address
16:15:00 Mechanisms of protection by HPV vaccination Doug Lowy
17:00:00 Genetic and environmental contributions to cancer development: lessons from the mouse Allan Balmain
17:30:00 Break
18:00:00 Race and gender differences in skin cancer susceptibility
18:30:00 Diseases of the skin in the light of recent human evolution Tony Capra
19:00:00 Welcome drinks
20:00:00 Dinner
Monday, April 9, 2018
06:00:00 New Presentation
09:00:00 New Presentation Judith Campisi
09:30:00 Inhibition of mitotic kinases cdk1 or PlK1 in skin and oral epithelia triggers a squamous differentiation response ensuring genome integrity
09:45:00 Dyskeratosis congenita and telomere biology disorders as models for understanding cancer etiology Sharon A. Savage
10:15:00 Driver mutations and signatures of mutational processes in two brothers suffering from nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
10:30:00 Coffee break
11:00:00 Chemical excitation of electrons: Getting sunburned in the dark Douglas Brash
11:30:00 Understanding the molecular basis of non-melanoma skin cancer Irene Leigh
12:00:00 Cell of origin determines mutational signature and invasiveness of sebaceous carcinoma
12:15:00 Selective transcriptional programs downstream of p63 and p73 in early stages of skin squamous cell carcinoma
12:30:00 How p53 mutant stem cells colonize the epidermis Phil Jones
13:00:00 Lunch and poster session I
15:30:00 Non-deletional mechanisms of cancer control Martin Röcken
16:00:00 PI3K/AKT induced differentiation is a dominant tumor suppressive mechanism that restrains clonal expansion in skin epithelium
16:15:00 Differential role of the rasgefs sos1 and sos2 in mouse skin homeostasis and carcinogenesis
16:30:00 Chronic inflammation and skin disease Erwin Wagner
17:00:00 Break
17:30:00 Factors controlling stromal functions in wound healing and skin cancer Sabine Werner
18:00:00 p53 regulated long non-coding RNA LINC00346 promotes cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma progression by regulating STAT3 and matrix metalloproteinase expression
18:15:00 Roles of the nuclear receptors PPARs in skin responses to UV and skin cancers
18:30:00 An important role of the vasculature in skin cancer progression Michael Detmar
20:00:00 Dinner
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
09:00:00 Time and space trends in melanoma incidence and mortality: clues for understanding the etiology Roberto Zanetti
09:30:00 Reproductive factors, exogenous hormone use, and incidence of melanoma among women in the United States
09:45:00 Mechanisms underlying risk and pathogenesis of melanoma David Fisher
10:15:00 Subpopulations of melanoma cells with distinct biological properties exhibit varying levels of ZEB proteins
10:30:00 Coffee break
11:00:00 Multi-potent stem cells in skin for melanocyte differentiation and transformation
11:30:00 TBA
12:00:00 Clinical Raster Scan Optoacoustic Mesoscopy for skin imaging. Diving deep and staying focused
12:15:00 Comprehensively characterize complex tissues in spatial context with Imaging Mass Cytometry
12:30:00 A look from bed-site: Insights into the early detection and progression of skin cancer Iris Zalaudek
13:00:00 Lunch and poster session II
15:30:00 Molecular changes in Actinic Keratosis and effects of treatment with photodynamic therapy
16:00:00 Epithelial regulation of local immune-surveillance Adrian C. Hayday
16:30:00 Immune influences on early mutant keratinocyte clonal expansion Michael Girardi
17:00:00 Break
17:30:00 Key functional genomic events in the transformation of cutaneous T-cells Sean Whittaker
18:00:00 Epithelial damage and tissue gd T cells promote a unique tumor- protective IgE response Eleanor Stride
18:15:00 Melanoma-derived extracellular microvesicles are taken up by lymph node resident macrophages and lymphatic endothelial cells and induce lymph node remodeling
18:30:00 Skin microbiota in inflammatory responses to skin wounding Michel Gilliet
20:00:00 Dinner and drinks
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
09:00:00 The influence of skin microbiota to skin inflammation Maria Sibilia
09:30:00 UV and Cutaneous Papillomavirus Infection cooperate in Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Development
09:45:00 Short talk
10:00:00 Role for the skin microbiota in tissue immunity and inflammation Yasmine Belkaid
10:30:00 Coffee break
11:00:00 TBA Erik Sahai
11:30:00 Pitx1 controls a bi-stable transcriptional network that governs self-renewal and differentiation in Squamous Cell Carcinomas
11:45:00 Highly multiplexed analysis of the tumor ecosystem on the single cell level by mass cytometry Bernd Bodenmiller
12:15:00 Skin Cancer Prevention: meeting highlights and a look into the future Barbara Gilchrest
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