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Saturday, April 6

NCI-SPONSORED SESSIONS and SESSIONS FEATURING NCI STAFF

Saturday, April 6

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Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy for Non-Immunologists

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Room 202

Speakers:

Chairperson: Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • Arthur A. Hurwitz, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Cassian Yee, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
  • Anna Palucka, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Louis M. Weiner, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC

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Building Presence and Leadership through Empowered Communication

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Independence Ballroom F-1, Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel

Speakers:

Co-Chairpersons: Martine J. Piccart, Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium, and Victoria M. Richon. Epizyme, Inc., Wellesley Hills, MA
  • Jennifer Rubin Grandis, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Abenaa M. Brewster, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Mary Lynne Hedley, TESARO, Inc., Waltham, MA
  • Kornelia Polyak, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Beverly A. Teicher, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Bethesda, MD

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Normal and Malignant Stem Cells: New Paradigms

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Room 146

Speakers:

Chairperson: Connie J. Eaves, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Connie J. Eaves
  • Ravi Bhatia, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • Mark J. Shackleton, Peter MacCallum Cancer Center, Victoria, Australia
  • Gilbert H. Smith, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD

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Rational Combination Therapies in Cancer

3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Location: Ballroom C

Speakers:

Chairperson: Gordon B. Mills, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Louis M. Staudt, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Constantine Sideris Mitsiades, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Scott A. Armstrong, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Gordon B. Mills

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Genetically Engineered Immune Cells in Immunotherapy

3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Location: Room 145

Speakers:

Chairperson: Carl H. June, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Steven A. Rosenberg, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD
  • Charles Sentman, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH
  • Renier J. Brentjens, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Carl H. June