University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

1st Quarterly Symposium Highlighting Parnassus Cancer Research in the HDFCCC

January 8, 2018, 10:00 am – 4:45 pm

Parnassus
513 Parnassus Avenue
Cole Hall
San Francisco, CA 94143

Parnassus

Models of Cancer to Advance Patient Therapy
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9:45 am Registration (coffee & tea)
10:00 am Doors open
10:10 am

Welcome

Jeroen Roose, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Anatomy, UCSF

Session 1: Models of Cancer (Chair: Jeroen Roose, PhD)

10:15 - 11:15 am

Lgr5 stem cell-based organoids, and human disease

Hans Clevers, MD, PhD, Professor, Hubrecht Institute, The Netherlands

11:15 - 11:45 am

Myeloid regulation of Immune Responses in Human Cancers

Matthew Krummel, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, UCSF

11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Dissecting tumor heterogeneity with the Confetti mouse

Melissa Reeves, PhD, UCSF Fellow

12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch

Session 2: The Complexity of Patient Therapy (Chair: Nina Shah, MD)

1:15 - 1:45 pm

Realizing the full potential of targeted therapy for cancer

CML patient and Neil Shah, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), UCSF 

1:45 - 2:15 pm

A Whole New World: Novel Therapeutics in AML

AML patient and Cathy Smith, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, UCSF

2:15 - 3:30 pm

Poster Session with refreshments

Session 3: Cancer in Its Environment (Chair: Valerie Weaver, PhD)

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Architecture is dominant over genotype in both normal and malignant cells: Studies with breast cells in 3D

Mina Bissell, PhD, Biochemist, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

4:30 pm

Closing Remarks and Poster Prizes

Jeroen Roose, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Anatomy, UCSF

Cathy Smith, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, UCSF

Register: parnassus-cancer-symposium.eventbrite.com

Faculty organizers: Jeroen Roose and Catherine Smith

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