The 3rd Annual Saskatchewan Cancer Research Conference was held on Wednesday, June 22nd 2016.

SCRC Program Wed. Jun 22, 2016

8:00 am

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

8:50 am

Dr. Keith Bonham, SCA
Welcoming Remarks - B450 Health Sciences Building

9:00 am

Dr. Shoukat Dedhar, BC Cancer Agency,
Keynote Speaker

The Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Metastasis

10:00 am

Dr. Kishor Wasan, Pharmacy, U of S
Inhibition of Scavenger Receptor class B1 (SR-B1)-mediated cholesterol influx as a potential novel target in the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer

10:30 am

Coffee Break - D Wing, 4th floor Atrium - Sponsored by ThermoFisher

11:00 am

Dr. Franco Vizeacoumar, SCA
Targeting PLK1 but without targeting PLK1

11:30 am

Dr. Troy Harkness, Microbiology, U of S
Multiple drug resistance development and APC target abundance

12:00 noon

Dr. Vijayananda Kundapur, SCA
Mini Beam Radiation Treatment - Possible Game changer

12:30 - 2 pm

Lunch - 1B21, Special Events Room

12:30 - 2 pm

Poster Presentations - D wing, 2nd floor Atrium

2:00 pm

Dr. Christopher Phenix, Chemistry, U of S
Towards new PET tracers that can reveal aggressive cancer

2:30 pm

Dr. Carlos Carvalho, Biology, U of S
v-ATPase regulation through reproductive inputs from the germ line in C. elegans

3:00 pm

Dr. Jian Yang, Pharmacy, U of S
Is sphingosine-1-phosphate a potential anticancer drug candidate?

3:30 - 4 pm

Coffee Break - D Wing, 4th floor - Sponsored by ThermoFisher

4:00 pm

Dr. Shawn Ritchie, Phenomenome, Saskatoon
Mass Spectrometry: An indispensable tool in the research and management of disease

4:30 pm

Dr. Darrell Mousseau, Psychiatry, U of S
The loss of MAO-A across cancers is associated with a generalized effect on gene clusters relating to the matrisome

5:00 pm

Poster Presentation Awards and Closing Remarks


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