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Lightning Talks

9:00 - 9:45


Risk Factors in the Development of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Richard Wein

Mapping Genes Associated with Spontaneous Canine Hemangioma and Expression Profiling: Potential Animal Model for Human Angiosarcoma
Chieko Azuma

Chromosomal Fragile Sites: Why They Break and the Cancer Connection
Catherine Freudenreich

Moderated by Amy Yee

9:45 - 10:30


Novel Carbohydrate Based Cancer Therapeutics and Imaging Agents
Krishna Kumar

The HBP1 Transcriptional Repressor and Invasive Breast Cancer Mechanisms
Amy Yee

A Cancer Biomarker YKL-40 Induces Tumor Angiogenesis
Rong Shao

Moderated by Catherine Freudenreich

10:30 - 10:45


10:45 - 11:30

New Targets

Genetic Dissection of EGFR Signaling Networks in Glioblastoma
Al Charest

Cdk Inactivation Targets Tumor Initiating Cells

Dipeptidyl Peptidase 2 as a Novel Prognostic Factor and Therapeutic Target in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Brigitte Huber

Moderated by Jonathan Garlick

11:30 - 12:15

Emerging Technologies

Light Inactivation Screen for Surface Proteins Required in Cancer Cell Invasion
Daniel Jay

Engineered 3D, Human Tissue Platforms: Meeting the Needs of the Translational Pipeline in Cancer Discovery
Jonathan Garlick

Ultrasound-based Guidance of HIFU Cancer Treatment
Eric Miller

Moderated by Philip Hinds


Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging Auditorium



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