The 2nd Annual Saskatchewan Cancer Research Conference was held on Thursday, June 25th 2015.

SCRC Program - Thurs. June 25, 2015

8:00 am

Registration/Coffee - D Wing, 4th floor Atrium (by Room 4D30 Cancer Cluster Office)
Health Sciences Building

8:50 am

Dr. Keith Bonham, SCA
Welcoming Remarks

9:00 am

Dr. Lynne-Marie Postovit, University of Alberta
Understanding, defining and targeting drivers of tumor cell plasticity

10:00 am

Dr. Maruti Uppalapati, U of S
Small protein based affinity reagents for targeting cancer biomarkers

10:30 am

Coffee Break - D Wing, 4th floor Atrium

11:00 am

Mr. Md Sayem Miah, U of S
The role and mechanism of BRK in breast cancer progression

11:20 am

Dr. Shahid Ahmed, SCA
Regional lymph node status and ratio of metastatic to examined lymph nodes correlate with survival in stage IV colorectal cancer

11:40 am

Mr. James Paul, U of S/SCA
Targeting EphB6 by synthetic lethality in breast cancer

12:00 - 2 pm

Lunch - D Wing Atrium, Main floor

12:30 - 2 pm

Poster Presentations - D wing, 2nd floor

2:00 pm

Dr. Cheryl Helgason, BC Cancer Agency
Polycomb genes in cancer: Unravelling a role for CBX2

3:00 pm

Dr. Peter Stirling, University of British Columbia
Genomic analyses to elucidate mechanisms of genome maintenance

3:40 - 5 pm

Coffee Break - D Wing, 4th floor Atrium

4:00 - 5 pm

Poster viewing - D Wing, 2nd floor

5:00 pm

Dr. Azita Haddadi, U of S
Nanomedicine in cancer therapy

5:20 pm

Dr. Khawaja Ashfaque Ahmed, U of S/SCA
Manose-6-phosphate receptor dictates life versus death decisions in T-cells

5:40 pm

Dr. Behzad Toosi, U of S
The EphB6 receptor both augments growth and suppresses drug resistance in triple negative breast tumours

6:00 pm

Poster Presentation Awards and Closing Remarks


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