The Vizeacoumar Lab

Cancer Cluster,
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency,
University of Saskatchewan.

SCRC 2017 Conference

The 4th Annual Saskatchewan Cancer Research Conference was held on
Wednesday, June 14th 2017



SCRC Agenda 2017

8:00 am Registration/Coffee - B Wing Ground Floor Foyer
(Room GB03) Health Sciences Building
8:50 am Dr. Marek Radomski, Vice-Dean of Research,
College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.

Welcoming Remarks.
9:00 am Dr. Paul S. Rennie,
Vancouver Prostate Centre, British Colombia.
Keynote Speaker

Discovery and drug targeting of novel sites on the Androgen Receptor to inhibit castration-resistant prostate cancer.
10:00 am Dr. Sunil Yadav, Medical Oncologist,
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency.

Clinical use of Biomarkers in Lung Cancer.
10:30 am Coffee Break - B Wing Ground Floor Foyer
11:00 am Dr. Eric Price, Dept. of Chemistry,
University of Saskatchewan.

89Zr-immuno-pet to determine local HGF levels in tumors for enhanced patient selection.
11:30 am Dr. Shahid Ahmed, Medical Oncologist,
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency.

Location of Primary Tumor in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: A Tale of Two Sites.
12:00 noon Mr. Fahmid Islam, Dept. of Biochemistry,
University of Saskatchewan.

Charting the circular RNAs and their essentiality in cancer.
12:30 - 1 pm Lunch - Room 1B21 - D Wing
1:00 - 2:30 pm Poster Presentations - D wing, 2nd floor Atrium
2:30 pm Ms. Annie Cartman, MilliporeSIGMA.
CRISPR-Cas9 system.
3:00 pm Dr. Niranjan Venugopal, Clinical Medical Physicist,
Saskatoon Cancer Centre.

The Emerging role of MRI in Radiation Oncology.
3:30 - 4 pm Coffee Break - B Wing Ground Floor Foyer
4:00 pm Dr. Terra Arnason, College of Medicine,
University of Saskatchewan.

Effective re-sensitization of treatment resistant malignancy through modulation of APC activity.
4:30 pm Dr. Silvana Papagerakis, Department of Surgery,
University of Saskatchewan.

Oral, head and neck cancer in the era of precision medicine.
5:00 pm Dr. Keith Bonham, SCRC Conference Chair
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency.

Poster Presentation Awards and Closing Remarks


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