Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 19 - 22 Jul 2020
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Preliminary Programme

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Please note this is a preliminary programme and is not yet finalised.

Day 1 - Sunday 19 July 2020
TimeSpeaker
11:45 - 13:15 Arrival and Registration
with light refreshments
13:15 - 13:30 Opening remarks
13:30 - 14:30 Keynote lecture
Frederic J. de Sauvage - Genentech, USA
14:30 - 17:45 Session 1
14:30 - 15:00

Joan Massagué - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

15:00 - 15:30

Nicola Aceto - University of Basel and University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break and Meet the Speakers in ATC Foyer

16:00 - 16:15

Selected short talk

16:15 - 16:30

Selected short talk

16:30 - 16:45

Selected short talk

16:45 - 17:00

Selected short talk

17:00 - 17:15

Flash talks session 1

17:15 - 17:45

Douglas Hanahan - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

17:45 - 19:00

Speed networking session in ATC Foyer

19:00 - 20:30

Dinner in EMBL Canteen

20:30 - 22:00 Welcome reception
Day 2 - Monday 20 July 2020
TimeSpeaker
09:00 - 12:15 Session 2
09:00 - 09:30

Caroline Dive - Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, UK

09:30 - 10:00

Cyrus Ghajar - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA

10:00 - 10:15

Selected short talk

10:15 - 10:30

Selected short talk

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break and Meet the Speakers in ATC Foyer

11:00 - 11:15

Selected short talk

11:15 - 11:30

Selected short talk

11:30 - 11:45

Flash talks session 2

11:45 - 12:15

Andrew Ewald - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

12:15 - 13:45

Lunch in ATC Foyer

12:30 - 13:30

Panel discussion session: Scientific publishing and ethics

13:45 - 15:45

Poster session 1 (odd numbers)

15:45 - 16:15

Coffee Break and Meet the Speakers in ATC Foyer

16:15 - 18:00

Session 3

16:15 - 16:45

Scott Lowe - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

16:45 - 17:15

Laura Machesky - Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute, UK

17:15 - 17:30

Selected short talk

17:30 - 18:00

M. Celeste Simon - University of Pennsylvania, USA

18:00

Free evening

Day 3 - Tuesday 21 July 2020
TimeSpeaker
09:00 - 12:00 Session 4
09:00 - 09:30

Eduard Batlle - Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Spain

09:30 - 10:00

Adrienne Boire - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

10:00 - 10:15

Selected short talk

10:15 - 10:30

Selected short talk

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break and Meet the Speakers in ATC Foyer

11:00 - 11:15

Selected short talk

11:15 - 11:30

Selected short talk

11:30 - 12:00

Andreas Trumpp - Heidelberg Institute for Stem Cell Technology and Experimental Medicine and German Cancer Research Center, Germany

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch

12:20 - 13:20

Meet the editors on ATC Foyer stage

13:30 - 17:00 Session 5
13:30 - 14:00

Patrick Tan - Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, Singapore

14:00 - 14:30

Samra Turajlic - The Francis Crick Institute, UK

14:30 - 14:45

Selected short talk

14:45 - 15:00

Selected short talk

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee Break and Meet the Speakers in ATC Foyer

15:30 - 15:45

Selected short talk

15:45 - 16:00

Selected short talk

16:00 - 16:15

Selected short talk

16:15 - 16:30

Flash talks session 3

16:30 - 17:00

Thomas Brabletz - Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

17:00 - 19:00

Poster session 2 (even numbers)

19:00 - 21:00

Conference dinner in EMBL Canteen

21:00 - 00:00 Conference party
Day 4 - Wednesday 22 July 2020
TimeSpeaker
09:00 - 12:15 Session 6
09:00 - 09:30

Mikala Egeblad - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA

19:30 - 10:00

Makoto M. Taketo - Kyoto University, Japan

10:00 - 10:15

Selected short talk

10:15 - 10:30

Selected short talk

10:30 - 10:45

Selected short talk

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee Break and Meet the Speakers in ATC Foyer

11:15 - 11:30

Selected short talk

11:30 - 11:45

Selected short talk

11:45 - 12:15

Ilaria Malanchi - The Francis Crick Institute, UK

12:15 - 13:15

Keynote lecture
Gerhard Christofori - University of Basel, Switzerland

13:15 - 13:30 Closing remarks and Poster prize
13:30 Packed lunch and Departure