A Satellite Symposium on Liquid Biopsies will take place 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 22nd 2018 at Solstrand Hotel, the day before and at the same place as the CCBIO Annual Symposium 2018.
The Satellite Symposium is co-organized by the Bergen Health Strategic Program of Personalized Cancer Therapy (Liquid Biopsies), the Centre for Cancer Biomarkers (CCBIO) and Professor Klaus Pantel, University Klinik Hamburg.
The Satellite Symposium will include presentations on Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs), circulating nucleic acids (DNA, miRNA) and microvesicles, with emphasis both on clinical applications and the biology of metastasis.
Updated information and registration will be available on this page.
Registration: please use this registration link. Deadline is April 5th.
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 13:05 Welcome by Professor Bjørn Tore Gjertsen, Bergen, Norway
13:05 – 13:45 Liquid Biopsies now and ahead. Professor Klaus Pantel, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
13:50 – 14:30 Isolation, culture and characterization CTCs. Professor Catherine Alix-Panabières, University Medical Centre of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
14:35 – 15:15 Exploring tumor heterogeneity within Circulating Tumor Cells: Dr. Costanza Paoletti, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA
15:15 – 15:45 Break with coffee and refreshments
15:45 – 16:25 Exosomes/microvesicles: Professor Guido Jenster, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
16:30 – 17:10 Circulating nucleic acids (Speaker to be announced)
17:15 – 17:30 Stavanger project presentation (speaker to be announced)
17:35 – 17:50 Bergen project presentation (speaker to be announced)
Professor Klaus Pantel and other participants will continue their stay at the CCBIO Annual Symposium 2018 starting at the same place the next morning May 23rd and 24th for follow-up discussions.
Also see information on the CCBIO Annual Symposium 2018.