University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hepatobiliary Cancers Research Symposium and Cancer Center Friday Seminar Series

April 28, 2017, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Mission Bay
550 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158


12:00 - 12:45 pm Registration and Box Lunch
12:45 - 1:00 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Alan Venook, MD
The Madden Family Distinguished Professor of Medical Oncology and Translational Research
Shorenstein Associate Director, Program Development, HDFCCC
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF

1:00 - 1:20 pm

"Introduction and Clinical Updates"

Katie Kelley, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF

1:20 - 1:40 pm

"Genomic Landscape of HCC: Lessons Learned from TCGA"

Renu Dhanasekaran, MD
Instructor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University

1:40 - 2:00 pm

"Altered Expression and Function of a Small Nucleolar RNA Leads to Steatohepatitic Hepatocellullar Carcinoma"

Adrian Contreras, PhD
Postdoctoral researcher, Ruggero Lab, HDFCCC

2:00 - 2:20 pm

“Integrating viral protein-protein interactions with the genetic spectrum of hepatocellular carcinoma”

Manon Eckhardt, PhD
Postdoctoral researcher, Krogan Lab, J. David Gladstone Institutes, UCSF

2:20 - 2:40 pm

“Leveraging Open Data to Discover New Therapeutics for Hepatocellular Carcinoma"

Bin Chen, PhD
Instructor, Pediatrics/Institute for Computational Health Sciences, UCSF

2:40 - 3:00 pm

“Chemical and proteomic strategies to circumvent genetic complexity in biliary tract cancer"

John Gordan, MD, PhD
Instructor, Shokat Laboratory and Cell Map Initiative, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF

3:00 - 3:20 pm

"Receptor Tyrosine Kinases Regulate Yap Transcriptional Activity in Cholangiocarcinoma"

Rory Smoot, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic

3:20 - 4:00 pm Break
4:00 - 5:00 pm

Friday Cancer Center Seminar

“Integrative Genomic Characterization of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Cholangiocarcinoma: Highlights from Recent Projects"
Peter and Frances Georgeson Professor of Gastroenterology Cancer Research, Mayo Clinic
5:00 - 6:00 pm

Wine and cheese reception


Contact Information

Geraldine Pacheco

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