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October 22-23, 2015

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The Marie Curie ITN Network CAFFEIN

INVITES YOU TO ATTEND OUR

1st International Conference

 

“The tumor stroma - friend or foe?”

October 22-23, 2015

 Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen

Bergen, Norway

 

Topics: Tumor-stroma interactions, Methods to study tumor-stroma interactions,
Tumor angiogenesis, Immune regulation, Cancer-associated fibroblasts,  
Tumor-stroma interactions in the clinic.

Date

Session /Title

Speaker

 

Note

Thursday 22/10

Location: Auditorium 4, Bygg for Biologiske Basalfag (BBB)

Chairperson: Donald Gullberg

9.00-9.35

Keynote

Tumor stroma- friend or foe?

 

Raghu Kalluri

 

MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

9.35-9.45

Discussion

  

9.45-10.20

Probing clinical tumor microenvironment for discovery of biomarkers and drug targets

Arne Östman

Karolinska Inst. and CCBIO

10.20-10.30

Discussion

  

10.30-10.45

COFFEE

 

 

10.45-11.20

Translational studies of tumor-vascular interactions

Lars Akslen

University of Bergen

11.20-11.30

Discussion

  

11.30-12.05

Clinical implications for understanding a CANCER in CONTEXT -examples from gynecological cancers

Helga Salvesen

University of Bergen

12.05-12.15

Discussion

  

12.15-12.45

LUNCH + POSTERS

 

 

 

Location: Autidorium 1, Bygg for Biologiske Basalfag (BBB)

Chairperson: Taina Pihlajaniemi

12.45-13.20

Modelling the complex interactions in the tumour microenvironment of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

James Harper

 

Medimmune

13.20-13-30

Discussion

  

13.30-14.05

Fibroblasts in skin biology

Emanuel Rognoni

Centre for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine, King´s College London

14.05-14.15

Discussion

  

14.15-14.30

COFFEE

 

 

14.30-15.05

The role of CAFs in therapy failure

Erik Sahai

London Research Institute, UK

15.05-15.15

Discussion

  

15.30-15.50

An epigenetic switch mediates constitutive pro-invasive fibroblasts activation

Cedric Gaggioli

Institute for Research of Cancer and aging, Nice, France

15.50-16.00

Discussion

  

16.00

Business meeting

 

 

19.00

Dinner

 (CAFFEIN member and invited speakers only)

 

 

 

 

Friday 23/10

Location: Autidorium 1, Bygg for Biologiske Basalfag (BBB)

Chairperson: Cord Brakebusch

9.00-9.35

Investigating the role of TGFβ signalling in mouse models of pancreatic and intestinal cancer

Jennifer Morton

The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, UK

9.35-9.45

Discussion  

9.45-10.20

α11 integrin a major collagen receptor on mesenchymal cells in wounds and tumors

Cédric Zeltz

University of Bergen

10.20-10.30

Discussion  

10.30-10.45

COFFEE

 

 

10.45-11.20

In vitro reconstruction of tumor microenvironment by use of organotypic 3D models

 

Daniela Costea

 

University of Bergen

11.20-11.30

Discussion  

11.30-12.05

Spheroids and interstitial fluid pressure

Rolf K. Reed

University of Bergen

12.05-12.15

Discussion

  

12.15-12.50

Tumor-stromal interactions in blood cell cancers: biology and implication for therapy

Bjørn Tore Gjertsen

University of Bergen

12.50-13.00

Discussion

  

 

 

 

 

13.00-13.30

LUNCH + POSTERS

 

 

 

Location: Autidorium 1, Bygg for Biologiske Basalfag (BBB)

Chairperson: Hengshuo Liu

13.30-16.30

SHORT TALKS

Selected from posters

 

13.30-13.50

 

Ana Cavaco

13.50-14.10

 

Henriette Ertsås

14.10-14.30

 

Ram Mohan Ram Kumar

14.30-14.50 Mariangela Natale
14.50-15.00 Coffee
15.10-15.30 Guillermo Antonio Martinez Nieto
15.30-15.50 Anda Ströse
15.50-16.10 Deusdedit Tusubira
16.10-16.30 Inigo Martinez-Zubiaurre
16.40Departure 

 

More information on hotels, transportation and conference, see the attachment to the right