Preliminary Programme

November 8, 2018 / Thursday
13:00-15:00Registration
15:00-16:00Opening ceremony
PLENARY LECTURE
Chair: Sonja Levanat
16:00-16:45Anton Berns (Netherlands) (EACR Sponsored Lecture)
"Mouse Models of Thoracic Cancers. What Do They Teach Us?"
16:45-17:00Coffee break
SECTION "Cell Signaling Networks"
Chairs:
17:00-17:30Ugo Cavallaro (Italy)
"Cancer Stem Cells: New Drivers and Mechanisms"
17:30-18:00Kristijan Ramadan (UK)
"DNA-Protein Crosslink Proteolysis Repair in Premature Ageing and Cancer"
Short talks:
18:00-18:15selected from abstracts
18:15-18:30selected from abstracts
18:30-19:30Welcome reception
November 9, 2018 / Friday
PLENARY LECTURE
Chair:
9:00-9:45Ivan Đikić (Germany)
"Ubiquitin and Autophagy Networks in Cancer Pathogenesis"
9:45-10:00Coffee break
SECTION "Cancer Genomics and Epigenetics"
Chairs:
10:00-10:30Hubert Hackl (Austria)
"Genotype-Immunophenotype Correlation in Cancer"
10:30-11:00Rosa Karlić (Croatia)
"The Mutation Landscape of Cancers Serves as a Record of Early Malignant Transformation"
Short talks:
11:00-11:15selected from abstracts
11:15–11:30selected from abstracts
11:30-12:00Rok Košir (Slovenia) (sponsored by Labena d.o.o.)
"Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) and the Detection of Somatic Mutations from Liquid Biopsy of Colorectal Cancer Patients"
12:00-13:00Lunch break
13:00-15:00Poster session
SECTION "Metastasis and Invasion"
Chairs:
15:00-15:30Jonathan Sleeman (Germany)
"Microenvironmental Regulation of Metastasis"
15:30-16:00Erik Sahai (UK)
"Novel Mechanisms of Tumor-Stroma Crosstalk"
Short talks:
16:00-16:15selected from abstracts
16:15-16:30selected from abstracts
16:30-16:50Coffee break
SECTION "The Hedgehog-GLI Signaling Pathway Minisymposium"
Chairs:
16:50-17:20Peter Zaphiropoulous (Sweden)
"Hedgehog/GLI Signaling: Targets and Targeting"
17:20-17:50Fritz Aberger (Austria)
"Targeting Oncogenic Hedgehog Signaling Beyond Smoothened Inhibitors"
17:50-18:20Natalia Riobo-Del Galdo (UK)
"Non-canonical Hedgehog Signalling: Is It Implicated in Cancer?"
18:20-18:50Maja Sabol (Croatia)
"The GLI Code in Ovarian Cancer"
18:50-19:20Barbara Stecca (Italy)
"An Integrated Model of Hedgehog-GLI Molecular Functions in Cancer"
November 10, 2018 / Saturday
SECTION "Immuno-oncology"
Chairs:
9:00-9:30Igor Aurer (Croatia)
"Immunotherapy of Hematological Malignancies: A Success Story"
9:30-10:00Massimo Zollo (Italy)
"Targeting Medulloblastoma Metastatic Tumors via Immunomodulation Therapy"
Short talks:
10:00-10:15selected from abstracts
10:15-10:30selected from abstracts
10:30-10:50Coffee break
SECTION "Targeted Therapies"
Chairs:
10:50-11:20Andreja Ambriović-Ristov (Croatia)
"Characterisation of Integrin alpha V-dependent Adhesome in Tumor Cells"
11:20-11:50Paula Podolski (Croatia)
"Targeted Therapies for HER2 Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients"
Short talks:
11:50-12:05selected from abstracts
12:05-12:20selected from abstracts
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Chair:
12:20-13:10Joseph Schlessinger (USA)
"The Role of Endocrine FGFs in Metabolism and Cancer"
13:10-13:40Closing ceremony and best poster awards (sponsored by EACR)