Program

U-CRC Symposium 2018

 

September 28th, Museum of Medicine, Campus Erasme


8.30       Welcome and registration

9.00       Opening by François Fuks, Cédric Blanpain and Christos Sotiriou, U-CRC Directors


SESSION 1: Cancer cellular and molecular biology

CHAIR: Véronique Mathieu and Vincent Detours

9.10        Alexandra Van Keymeulen

                 Deciphering the cellular hierarchy of the mammary gland and its relation with breast cancer
                 initiation


9.30       Selected Abstract 1


9.40        Muriel Moser

                 Immunbiology of cancer


10.00    Selected Abstract 2


10.10      Jana Jeschke

                 Epitranscriptomics in Cancer


10.30    Coffee break

SESSION 2: Towards a better diagnosis and treatment of cancer

CHAIR: Karen Willard-Gallo and Christos Sotiriou

10.50   Keynote lecture: Charles Swanton, Translational Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory, The Francis

               Crick Institute, London

               Intratumour heterogeneity and cancer biomarkers


11.35     Selected Abstract 3


12.45    Anne Van den Broeke

              HTLV-1/BLV genomic approaches to understanding Adult T-cell Leukemia progression


12.05   Selected Abstract 4


12.15     Philippe Aftimos

              New drug development updates in metastatic breast cancer


12.35    Lunch and poster session

SESSION 3: To the bedside of patients

CHAIR: Jean-Luc Van Laethem and Ahmad Awada

14.00   Keynote lecture: Nelson Dussetti, Translational Medicine Group, Centre de recherche en

               cancérologie de Marseille

               PDX and organoids-based research platform in pancreatic cancer


14.45    Nicky d’Haene

               PD-L1 as a biomarker: the pathologist point of view


15.05    Selected Abstract 5


15.15     Martine Piccart

               Translational vision of oncology: from past to the future


15.35    Closing remarks and awards