The Vizeacoumar Lab

Cancer Cluster,
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency,
University of Saskatchewan.

SCRC 2016 Conference

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



SCRC Agenda 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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