The Vizeacoumar Lab

Cancer Cluster,
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency,
University of Saskatchewan.

SCRC Agenda

The Saskatchewan Cancer Research Conference will be held on
Wednesday, June 14th 2017

The Conference will capture some of the exciting ongoing cancer research
that is done exclusively in Saskatchewan to bring bright minds together.



The conference will include keynote lectures, presentations from other researchers and poster sessions featuring the work of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

SCRC Program June 14, 2017
Location: GB03 Health Sciences Building

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

Information for Poster participants

Please set up your poster after 3:30 on Tuesday, June 13 or during registration at 8am on Wednesday, June 14. Look for your name on a poster board (4' X 8' horizontal) at the 2nd floor atrium, D wing.
The poster presentations will be viewed and judged during the lunch break (1:00pm-2:30pm) and at coffee break (3:30pm-4pm). The posters need to be taken down after 4pm on Wednesday. The boards will be picked up early Thursday morning.
There will be prizes for student and postdoctoral posters.

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