The Vizeacoumar Lab

Cancer Cluster,
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency,
University of Saskatchewan.

SCRC Agenda

The Saskatchewan Cancer Research Conference will be held on
Wednesday, June 13th 2018

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 13, 2018
Location: GB03 Health Sciences Building

8:00 am Registration/Coffee - B Wing Ground Floor Foyer (Room GB03) Health Sciences Building
8:50 am Patrick Odnokon, CEO, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation
Welcoming Remarks
8:55 am Dr. David Cooper, Assistant Dean Graduate Studies, College of Medicine,
University of Saskatchewan

Welcoming Remarks
9:00 am Dr. Peter Greer, Queen's Cancer Research Institute, Kingston, Ontario
Arpin: A novel regulator of actin branching and a potential anti-metastasis therapeutic target
10:00 am Dr. Scot Widenmaier, Department of Physiology, University of Saskatchewan
Guarding Cholesterol Homeostasis to Prevent Liver Cancer
10:30 am Coffee Break - B Wing Ground Floor Foyer
11:00 am Dr. Ekaterina Dadachova, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan
Antibody-targeted radiation therapy of cancer
11:30 am Dr. Keith Bonham, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors: Looking for partners
12:00 noon Dr. Linda Chelico, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Saskatchewan
Roles of APOBEC3 DNA Deaminases in Cancer Evolution and Heterogeneity
12:30 - 2:00 pm Lunch - Special Events Room 1B21
12:30 - 2:00 pm Poster Presentations - D Wing, 2nd Floor
2:00 pm Dr. Francisco Cayabyab, Department of Physiology, University of Saskatchewan
Taking it to Heart: the connection between Breast cancers and Cardiac HERG channels
2:30 pm Dr. Silvana Papagerakis, Department of Surgery, University of Saskatchewan
Circardian disruption and its clinical relevance
3:00 pm Dr. Idiko Badea, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan
Lipid-based delivery systems for drug delivery in melanoma
3:30 - 4 pm Coffee Break - B Wing Ground Floor Foyer
4:00 pm Dr. Ravi Shankar Singh, Department of Biochemistry, University of Saskatchewan
Characterization of DDX41 mutations associated with MDS/AML and its role in innate immunity
4:30 pm Dr. Kalpana Bhanumathy, Cancer Cluster, University of Saskatchewan
Chemical genetic approach to eradicate Neuro-Endocinal Prostate Cancer
5:00 pm Dr. Jon Tonita / Keith Bonham, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
Poster Presentation Awards and Closing Remarks

Information for Poster participants

Please set up your poster after 3:30 on Tuesday, June 12 or during registration at 8am on Wednesday, June 13. 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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