The 1st Annual Saskatchewan Cancer Research Conference was held on Wednesday, June 18th 2014.

SCRC Program - Wed. June 18, 2014

8:00 am

Registration/Coffee - 2nd floor Atrium, D Wing
Health Science Building

8:50 am

Dr. Keith Bonham, SCA
Welcoming Remarks
B450 Health Science Building

9:00 am

Dr. Phil Hieter, Professor, Michael Smith Laboratories, UBC
Chromosome instability and synthetic lethality in yeast and cancer

10:00 am

Dr. Wei Xiao, U of S
UEV1A is a putative proto-oncogene

10:30 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am

Dr. Franco Vizeacoumar, SCA
Exploiting the defective cancer genome

11:30 am

Dr. Meena Sakharkar, U of S
PPAR gamma and breast cancer

12:00 pm

Dr. Vijayananda Kundapur, SCA
Memory preservation during radiation treatment of the brain

12:30 - 2 pm

Lunch & Poster Presentations - Main floor and 2nd floor atrium, D wing

2:00 pm

Dr. Christopher Eskiw, U of S
Impact of Rapamycin on normal genome function and organization

2:30 pm

Dr. Yuliang Wu, U of S
Three little pigs and the big bad wolf: Three DNA helicases and genome instability

3:00 pm

Dr. Mohan Babu, U of R
Mitochondrial yeast protein-protein interactions reveal diverse complexes and disease-relevant functional relationsh

3:30 pm

Coffee Break and Poster viewing.

3:50 pm

Ms. Erika Beaton-Brown, U of S
HDI mediated transcriptional regulation of gene expression in cancer cells

4:10 pm

Dr. Edward Bagu, U of S
Evidence of epigenetic regulation of the tumour suppressor Gene FRK in breast cancer cells

4:30 pm

Dr. Alison Ward, U of S
CREB3L1, A breast cancer metastasis repressor, is silenced through DNA methylation research

4:50 pm

Mr. Bharathikumar Maruthachalam, U of S
Deep sequencing applications in phage display for accelerating and improving antibody discovery

5:10 pm

Dr. Shui Jiang, U of S
Roles for the CXCR1/CXCR2 receptors for ELR-CXC-positive chemokines and heterologous GPCRS in tumour angiogenesis

5:30 pm

Poster Presentation Awards and Closing Remarks


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