1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Staff / Welcome and Introduction from the Chairs
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Boosting Cancer Immunotherapy with Nanotechnology
Assaf Zinger (Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, Israel)
3:45 pm - 3:50 pm
Introduction by Discussion Leader
3:50 pm - 4:20 pm
Ronit Satchi-Fainaro (Tel Aviv University, Israel) "Sensitizing P-selectin-expressing malignancies to nano-vaccines"
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nanomaterials for Cancer Therapy and Diagnostics
Daniel Heller (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States)
7:30 pm - 7:50 pm
Thomas Kisby (University of Manchester, United Kingdom) "Modulating the brain tumour microenviroment with graphene oxide nanoscale platforms"
7:50 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 8:20 pm
Zvi Yaari (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel) "AI guided optical sensors for the early detection of gynecologic cancers"
8:20 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:40 pm
Justin Kaskow (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States) "Cytosolic delivery of STING protein fragments for cancer immunotherapy"
8:40 pm - 8:45 pm
8:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Mengrui Liu (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / North Carolina State University, United States) "Inhalable exosomes deliver IL12 mRNA to treat lung cancer"
8:55 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 pm - 9:10 pm
Anthony Omole (University of California, San Diego, United States) "Ovarian cancer therapy using plant viral nanoparticles"
9:10 pm - 9:15 pm
9:15 pm - 9:25 pm
Alina Valimukhametova (Texas Christian University, United States) "Dual-mode fluorescence/ultrasound imaging with biocompatible metal-doped graphene quantum dots"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Bio-Nano Interface: Implications and Applications
Ting-Yu Shih (Boston University, United States)
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Liangliang Hao (Boston University (Assistant Professor)/MIT (Visiting Scientist), United States) "Enabling precision oncology through microenvironment-triggered diagnostics and therapeutics"
9:20 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 9:50 am
Anastasia Varanko (Duke University, United States) "The Power of Many? Evaluating the Impact of Avidity on Tumor Targeting"
9:50 am - 9:55 am
9:55 am - 10:10 am
Nicholas Lamson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States) "Dual Targeted, Layer-by-Layer (LbL) Electrostatically Assembled Nanoparticles Cross the Blood-Brain Barrier to Treat Glioblastoma Brain Tumors"
10:10 am - 10:15 am
10:15 am - 10:25 am
Gal Chen (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel) "Developing artificial cell micro-factories as next-Generation therapeutic platforms"
10:25 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 10:40 am
Sara Aboeleneen (UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, United States) "Cancer cell membrane-wrapped gold nanoparticles for triple-negative breast cancer photothermal therapy"
10:40 am - 10:45 am
10:45 am - 10:55 am
Hanan Abumanhal (The university of manchester, United Kingdom) "Investigation of longitudinal plasma proteome changes during radiotherapy"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Panel Discussion: Tips for Publishing in High Impact Journals
Kostas Kostarelos (University of Manchester, United Kingdom & ICN2, Barcelona, Spain, United Kingdom)
1:30 pm - 1:40 pm
Introduction by Discussion Leader
1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
Tips for publishing in high impact journals
Robert Guilliatt (Nature Nanotechnology, United Kingdom)
Christine-Maria Horejs (Nature Reviews Bioengineering, Germany)
Darrell Irvine (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Complete the GRS Evaluation Forms; Election of Future Chair(s)