Cancer: From genome instability to therapy


Walter E. Washington Convention Center, East Salon * December 7, 2019

Preliminary Program

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7:30 – 8:00 amBreakfast
8:00-8:05 amWelcome Remarks
8:05-8:35 amJan Lammerding, Cornell University: Nuclear Mechanobiology in Tumor Cell Migration
8:35-9:05 amIrene Chiolo, University of Southern California: Talk Title TBD
9:05-9:35 amAndrea Ablasser, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne: Mechanisms of intracellular DNA sensing through the cGAS-STING pathway
9:35-10:05 amMichael Yaffe, MIT: Talk Title TBD
10:05-10:10 amBreak
10:10 am-12:10 pmPoster Presentations and Networking with snacks
12:10-12:40 pmSamuel Bakhoum, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC): Chromosomal Instability and Inflammation-mediated Metastasis in Cancer Cells
12:40 -1:55 pmLunch and Roundtable Discussions
1:55-2:25 pmSerena Nik-Zainal, University of Cambridge: Understanding Genome Instability: From Mutagenesis to the Clinic
2:25-2:55 pmJames Chen, UT Southwestern: cGAS Detects Abnormality as a Danger Signal to Trigger Immune and Inflammatory Responses
2:55-3:10 pmBreak
3:10-4:10 pmPanel Discussion with Michael Yaffe, Andrea Ablasser, Samuel Bakhoum, and James Chen
4:10-4:15 pmWrap-Up
4:30 pmASCB|EMBO 2019 Annual Meeting Keynote: Bruce Stillman