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New Frontiers in Cancer Detection & Diagnosis
Gordon Research Conference


March 10-15, 2002


Ventura Beach Marriott
Ventura, CA


David A. Fishman & Sudhir Srivastava

Meeting Program

2:00 pm - 9:00 pmArrival and check-in
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 PMSession 1: The Hypothesis Behind Early Detection
Discussion Leaders: David A. Fishman MD Northwestern University,
Sudhir Srivastava PhD NCI
7:45 PM- 9:00 PMPrincipal Speaker(s):
Lee Hartwell, Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
The Accumulation of Genetic Variation and Expression of Natural Genetic Variation
Peter Jones, MD USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Institute, CA
Future Visions for Cancer Detection
Philip Needleman, Ph.D., Pharmacia Corporation
COX-2: From Inflammation to Cancer
9:30Reception to follow
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 AMSession 2: From Bench to the Bedside
Discussion Leader: Bernard Levin, M.D., MD Anderson Cancer Center
9:15 LeyRoy Hood, M.D., Ph.D., Institute of System Biology
System Approach to Cancer Biology
10:00 - 10:20Coffee
10:20 Nita Maihle, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic
Emerging Serum Biomarkers: Potential Clinical Utility of EGF Receptor Isoforms
11:00- 11:10 AM GRC Participants Photo
11:20Gordon Mills, M.D., Ph.D., MD Anderson Cancer Center
Lysophospholipids in the Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management of Cancer
12:10-12:30 Poster Presentations:
12:10Vy Do, PhD-, Northwestern University
Rho-Kinase in LPA-Mediated Ovarian Cancer Migration and Invasion
12:20 Carol J Fabian, M.D., University of Kansas Medical Center
Comparison of Epithelial Cell Morphology and Epithelial Cell Yields in High Risk Women Undergoing Random Periareolar FNA and Ductal Lavage
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm - 6:00 pmSocial Activities
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 PMSession 3: Clinical and Epidemiologic Approaches
Discussion Leader: Margaret Spitz, M.D., M.P.H., MD Anderson Cancer Center
Principal Speaker(s):
Michael Pollack, M.D., Ph.D., McGill University
Detection of Host Factors that Influence the Time Course of Carcinogenesis and the Behavior of Early Cancers: The Case of Insulin-like Growth Factors
8:10 PM Nicole Urban, Ph.D., University of Washington-Seattle
The Potential Use of a Panel of Serum Markers for Ovarian Cancer Screening
8:50 PMHarvey Mohrenweiser, Ph.D., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Common Polymorphisms and Susceptibility: Examples from the Study of DNA Repair Genes
9:30 PMPoster Session #1 Reception
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 AMSession 4: Molecular Profiling of Tumor Tissue and Cell Lines
Discussion Leader: Edison T. Liu, M.D., Genome Institute of Singapore
Principal Speaker(s)
9:15AMLee Ellis, M.D., MD Anderson Cancer Center
Challenges in the Development of anti-angiogenic Therapy
10:00-10:20 AM Coffee
10:20Pat Brown, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University
Genomic Expression of Cancer Detection
11:20John Weinstein, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute
Molecular Profiling for Cancer Drug Discovery
12:10-12:30 Poster Presenters:
Ali Houdi, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Human Line-1 element-induced cell killing as potential cancer therapy
Sunjoo Jeong, Dankook University, Korea
Specific Detection of the Cancer Cell Surface Sugar Antigen wit the Peptide and RNA aptamers
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm - 6:00 pmSocial Activities
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 PMSession 5: Molecular Analysis
Discussion Leader: Sam Hanash, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Principal Speaker(s):
7:45Richard Caprioli, M.D., Vanderbilt University
Profiling and Imaging of Proteins in Tissue by Mass Spectrometry: A Discovery Tool in Cancer Research
8:30 David Beer, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Molecular Analysis of Lung Cancer using Genomics and Proteomics
9:00-9:30 Adi Gazdar, M.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center
The presence of SV40 DNA sequences in human tumors
9:30 -9:45 PMPoster Session #2,
Poster Presenters:
Avtar Krishan, University of Miami Medical Center
High Resolution Flow Cytometric Analysis of Cancer Cells
Pascale F Macgregor, University Health Network, Toronto
Parallel Analysis of Sporadic Ovarian Carcinomas by SKY, CGH and cDNA Microarrays
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 AMSession 6: Innovative Technologies for the Molecular Portrait of Cancer Cells
Discussion Leader: David Sidransky, M.D., Johns Hopkins University
Principal Speaker(s):
Emanuel Petricoin, Ph.D., Food and Drug Administration
FDA-NCI Clinical Proteomics Program: Technology Development and Application at the Bedside
10:20Olli Kallioniemi, M.D., Ph.D., National Cancer Institute
Application of Biochip Technologies for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
11:15George Wright, Ph.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School
Biomarker Discovery and Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer Using SELDI Protein Biochip Mass Spectroscopy
12:00- 12:30Poster Presenters:
12:00Glenn D Prestwich, University of Utah
Lipid Signaling for Detection of Cancer
12:15Karen K. Smith-McCune, University of California, San Francisco
Measurement of Human Papillomavirus Transcripts By Real Time Quantitative RT/PCR in Samples Collected for Cervical Cancer Screening
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm - 6:00 pmSocial Activities
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 PMSession 7: Innovative use of Imaging Technologies
Discussion Leader: Robert Smith, M.D., American Cancer Society
Principal Speaker(s):
7:30 PMHedvig Hricak, M.D., Ph.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Innovations in Imaging: Prostate Cancer as an Example
8:05 PM Ed Hendrick, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Medical Imaging in 3D, 4D, and Beyond
8:50 PMG. Allan Johnson, Ph.D., Duke University
Image Based Phenotyping for the Basic Scientist
9:30 PMPoster Session #3 Reception
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 AMSession 8: Statistical and Computational Tools for Cancer Signatures Analysis
Discussion Leader: Ziding Feng, Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
9:15 AM Principal Speaker(s):
Bradley Efron, Ph.D., Stanford University
Microarrays and Some Statistical Methods They Have Stimulated
10:30Terry Speed, Ph.D., University of California - Berkley
Preprocessing of cDNA Microarray Data
11:05David Haynor, Ph.D., University of Washington
Working out the wiring diagram of transcriptional control
11:45Steven Skates, Ph.D., Harvard University
Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer Using the Risk of Ovarian Cancer Algorithm Based on Longitudinal CA125 Measurements
Poster Presenter:
12:10 Djamel Medjahed, Ph.D., NCI-Frederic Cancer Research Center
Predictive Database on Protein-Expression maps
12:25Trey Ideker, PhD, Institute for Systems Biology
poster title TBA
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm - 6:00 pmSocial Activities
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 PMSession 9: Developing Technologies for Early Detection
Discussion Leader: Tom Hamilton, Ph.D., Fox-Chase Cancer Center
Principal Speaker(s):
7:30Jeff Trent, M.D., National Cancer Institute
Genomic Expression Analysis for Cancer Detection
8:15Barry Kacinski, M.D., Ph.D., Yale University
The Science Underlying the Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer
8:45 Peter Gascoyne, Ph.D., MD Anderson Cancer Center
Integrated Instruments for Point of Care Detection and Molecular Characterization of Cancer
9:30 PMPoster Session #4
Reception to follow
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 am Departure
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