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Presented by:

The Usha Mahajani Foundation
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Sanford-Burnham Prebys
    Medical Discovery Institute
Moores Cancer Center at
    UC San Diego Health


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29th Annual

Usha Mahajani Symposium on
Molecular Medicine

Friday, September 8, 2017

PROGRAM / SCHEDULE

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8:00am   Registration Opens

8:30-8:40
Opening Remarks
Gerry Boss, MD

AM SESSION
Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD
Moderator

8:40-9:20
SHIRLEY KOLKEY MEMORIAL LECTURE
Introduction:     Clodagh O’Shea, PhD

Clonal Evolution and Cancer Medicine
Samuel Aparicio, BM BCh, PhD, FRCPath, FRSC

9:20-9:30    Discussion


9:30-10:00
Tumor Evolution at Single Cell Genomic Resolution
Nicholas E. Navin, PhD

10:00-10:10    Discussion


10:10-10:30    Break


10:30-11:00
Targeting Intestinal Stem Cells in Cancer
Frederic de Sauvage, PhD

11:00-11:10    Discussion


11:10-11:40
Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Stress, Disease and Aging
Emmanuelle Passegué, PhD

11:40-11:50    Discussion


11:50-12:20
Activation of an Angio-Metabolic Switch in Prostate Cancer by
Adrenergic Nerves

Paul Frenette, MD


12:30-1:40    Lunch Break

PM SESSION
Robert J. Wechsler-Reya, PhD
Moderator


1:40-2:10
A Slow and Messy Death to TERT Promoter Mutant Tumors
Joseph Costello, PhD

2:10-2:20    Discussion


2:20-2:50
Deciphering Single-Cell Regulatory Programs in Adult and Pediatric Gliomas
Mario Suva, MD, PhD

2:50-3:00    Discussion


3:00-3:20    Break


3:20-3:50
Mapping of the Leukemia Microenvironment in the Bone Marrow
Ioannis Aifantis, PhD

3:50-4:00    Discussion


4:00-4:30
Redefining Mammary Development, Cancer, Metastasis and the Microenvironment in the Era of Single-Cell Biology
Zena Werb, PhD

4:30-4:40    Discussion

4:40              Closing Remarks